Purchasing Division

Mission

The mission of the City of Oviedo's Purchasing Division is to procure quality goods and services at the best overall value to the City, and community, in accordance with the City's requirements, while assuring fair and equal opportunity to all qualified vendors.

The role of the Purchasing Division is to bring together City departments and potential suppliers in order to provide the best value for the commodities and services needed to operate as a City government. The Purchasing Division follows the policies for purchasing as established by the City of Oviedo, Charter, Standard Operating Procedures, Purchasing Policies and Procedures and State of Florida statutes.

Responsibilities

The Purchasing Division is responsible for:

  • Coordinating and developing formal bids and requests for proposals to ensure competitive bidding and to ensure compliance with the City’s Purchasing Policy and accepted industry standards
  • Maintaining the City’s fixed asset inventory and coordinates disposal of surplus equipment
  • Overseeing and Administration of the Purchasing Card Program
  • Overseeing a decentralized purchasing system that reviews and processes purchase orders for commodities and services that exceed $5,000

Procurement Practices

The City of Oviedo's Purchasing Division is dedicated to providing fair and equitable treatment of all persons involved in the City's procurement practices.