The purchasing of supplies, equipment, and services is centralized in the Purchasing Department under the immediate direction of the Director of Purchasing and Contracts who shall comply with all provisions of the California Education, Government, and Public Contracts Codes, and Board of Trustees policy, and shall see that regulations and procedures are established and published accordingly.

The purchasing functions shall be carried out in the simplest and most efficient manner, consistent with services to the District and with sound business practices, conducted with fairness, dignity, honesty, and truth in buying and selling.

Purchasing Functions:

  • Provide centralized purchasing operations for the district
  • Obtain all goods and supplies in accordance with law and board policy
  • Obtain bids for comparison and obtain goods and supplies at the best value