The City of Brecksville Purchasing Department implements and administers the purchasing policies and procedures of the City. The Purchasing Department ensures that all purchases of goods and services are made in accordance with state law and City ordinance, are open, fair and competitive, and are obtained at the lowest possible cost. The Purchasing Department also disposes of surplus property and processes Accounts Payable.
The Purchasing Department administers the acquisition of quality goods and services for all City Departments in a timely and cost effective manner, providing the resources they need to perform their jobs while maintaining an open and competitive bidding environment. The department is responsible for developing bid specifications jointly with all City departments, obtaining bids through advertising and direct solicitation, establishing and monitoring price agreement contracts and issuing of purchase orders. Purchasing is responsible for negotiating and buying for all departments with the City, working with hundreds of individuals within the City and with thousands of vendors in supplying the City’s needs as economically and efficiently as possible. The department researches products and services that may be available for purchase in conjunction or in cooperation with other governmental agencies.