About the Purchasing Department
The Purchasing Department is responsible for acquiring products and services that offer the best value to the citizens of Hoover. The department implements and monitors compliance with purchasing policies and administers formal bid solicitations, requests for proposals, and informal price quotes on behalf of city leaders, departments, and employees. In addition to the procurement of goods and services, the Purchasing Department protects the City’s interests through the development, administration, and enforcement of contracts and agreements.
The Purchasing Department’s mission is to provide effective and efficient acquisition processes; to strategically plan the procurement of goods and services; to maximize the use of technology to reach out to prospective vendors; and, to reduce the City’s overhead expenses related to procurement activities.