In an average year, the Purchasing Department issues over 5,000 purchase orders with a value of approximately $20,000,000. Due to the substantial amount of money involved, the Purchasing Department is guided in its purchasing procedures by a number of basic policies. These policies are:
To conduct all purchasing in accordance with the laws of the State of Georgia and the City of Warner Robins.
To obtain the quantity and necessary quality of goods and services at the least cost, with the best quality available, and at the time and place which they are needed.
To stimulate competitive bidding in order to obtain such goods and services of the best quality and the least cost.
To provide all viable vendors with an opportunity to offer their goods or services to the City of Warner Robins.