The Purchasing Department provides services to all County departments by planning, organizing, and directing purchasing activities in accordance with federal, state, and local laws governing purchasing. The securing of goods necessary to the operation of county government is a major administrative and professional responsibility.

Workload Measures 2019/2020
Number of items listed on GovDeals: 7
Number of Request for Proposals and Request for Qualifications issued: 4
Number of Purchase Orders issued: 644
Number of new vendors:
Updated 1/7/2020

1) To provide current up-to-date information, Purchasing will conduct an Annual Inventory of Fixed Assets and update the Munis Fixed Asset Accounting Program as neededIn Progress
2) To ensure efficiency, Purchasing will review the Purchasing Policy and Procedures Guidelines and revise accordingly50%
3) To update the associated department location, Purchasing will re-visit Real Property asset records and enter address data25%
4) To support employees, Purchasing will provide "Open Office Hours" once a month for departments to drop in and ask questions regarding Munis50%
5) To stay updated on Purchasing law, Purchasing Director will attend the Carolina Association of Governmental Purchasing conference and one Purchasing related Seminar at UNC School of Government50%
6) To refresh or familiarize employees with Purchasing Policy and Procedures, Purchasing will conduct one workshopIn Progress
7) To increase transparency, Purchasing will post all purchasing policies and procedures to Sharepoint100%