The Purchasing Department supports the educational goal of the District through purchasing materials and services in the proper quantity and quality; having them available at the time they are needed, and by securing them at the lowest possible price from a responsible source.
The Purchasing Department also makes the following commitments to sites and departments:
- To stay abreast of current trends that affect supply and demand which can regulate price and availability
- To keep inventory investment and losses resulting from deterioration, obsolescence, or theft at a minimum
- To develop good and continuing vendor relationships
- To train and develop personnel dedicated to the success of the District’s vision
- To promote honesty and integrity, and best customer service practices