The Alachua County Purchasing Division provides purchasing support for both the Board of County Commissioners and the Library District.
The mission of the Alachua County Purchasing Division is to facilitate a fair, proactive, streamlined, and competitive procurement process that will control cost to Alachua County agencies as well as its Citizens.
You can view our Prompt Payment Procedure guidelines for information on: proper invoice requirements, dispute resolution procedures, interest payments and more.
The Purchasing Department is located in the County Administration Building at
12 SE 1st Street, 3rd Floor
Gainesville, FL 32601
Email Addresses: PersonnelDirectory.aspx
Recipient of the "Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award"
2010, 2011 and 2012
The National Purchasing Institute's Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award is designed to recognize organizational excellence in procurement. The award is achieved by those organizations that demonstrate excellence in procurement by obtaining a high score on a rating of standardized criteria. The Program is designed to measure innovation, professionalism, e-procurement, productivity, and leadership attributes of the procurement function.
The award is nationally and internationally recognized as the gold standard for the achievement of excellence, innovation and best practices in the profession of public procurement. In 2012, the Alachua County Purchasing Division was 1 of only 20 government agencies in the state of Florida receiving the award and 1 of only 41 counties in the United States to receive the award.
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