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About Strategic Procurement

The Strategic Procurement Department’s procurement processes incorporate the following four objectives:
  • Economy: To encourage small and local businesses to participate in the County’s contracting opportunities, increase and improve product and service offerings, and raise business standards.
  • Environment: To ensure a well-managed built and natural environment that is resilient to climate stressors through the purchase of environmentally preferred products and services.
  • Engagement: To encourage inclusion of all stakeholders in the County’s procurement processes thereby promoting diverse ideas, and accountable and transparent governance.
  • Equity: To promote equitable and fair treatment of all suppliers and conduct the procurement processes in an impartial, consistent, reliable, and ethical manner.