The Purchasing, Asset, and Risk Management Department is responsible for managing the City's Procurement of Goods and Services, Asset Tracking and Inventory, Surplus Goods, Risk/Safety Programs, and Worker's Compensation.
Goals and Objectives:
All City Departments receive their requisitions in a timely manner to effectively perform their job functions in an efficient manner.
Procure goods and services for all City Departments of the requested quality and quantity from an appropriate source using the most efficient and economical means and at the best possible price and to have them available when and where they are needed.
Develop the use of Purchasing Cooperative Contracts in order to improve delivery time of particular items and to take advantage of quantity discounts.
Establish a good rapport with all City Departments and vendors so there is no miscommunication.
Expedite and evaluate purchase order cycle time.
Establish and Implement Safety Programs to promote safety throughout the City
Evaluate and mitigate potential risks by reviewing all on the job accidents and injuries for process improvement
Manage a surplus property program to ensure City assets are disposed of in accordance with the City Charter and best practices.
Expedite and manage all worker's compenation claims to ensure prompt care for City staff.