Citizens Square, Suite 495
Purchasing is the process of procuring the required goods and materials, in the correct amount, at the time needed, from a reliable source, for the best price and value as possible.
Statement of Purpose:
The Purchasing Department has the authority and responsibility for procuring the requirements for all materials and equipment within the County. This Department is charged with the responsibility of conducting the purchasing function in a manner which results in the most efficient, economical and effective use of County funds. The Purchasing Department is organized to serve and facilitate the objectives of the County; to make procurement commitments in a consistent and orderly fashion; to maintain accurate and detailed records regarding purchasing; and, to foster a high standard of business relations with the Departments we support as well as our vendors and the general public.
Customer Service is our first priority! As a service department, our goal is to develop and maintain an excellent working relationship with County employees, departments, and vendors. The conduct of County procurement policy shall be accomplished in accordance with ethical practices of the purchasing profession. We strive to ensure that all procurement transactions are conducted in a legal, ethical, and professional manner. We abide by the procurement laws and regulations set forth by the State of Indiana and the Policies and Procedures as established by the Allen County Board of Commissioners. We offer all businesses an opportunity to compete for our business on an equal basis.