At City Utilities, Purchasing is responsible for prompt procurement of equipment, materials, supplies, and services for the Utility to the maximum extent possible on the schedule requested by the various departments within the Utility. This includes:
- Seeking, developing, and maintaining reliable sources of supply.
- Utilizing procurement practices that maximize benefits to the utility and its customers.
- Obtaining goods and services from the vendor that submits the lowest and best bid as determined by CU.