The Purchasing Office directs and administers the city's procurement operations and contract management activities within the statutes of the state of Georgia and in accordance with the city's Municipal Codes and Policies and Procedures. The Purchasing Office:
Develops, coordinates, and evaluates procurement and contract administration practices and programs for the city.
Provides guidance and support to departments and agencies in developing purchasing requests.
Performs contract administration oversight while operating at the highest standards of ethical conduct and professionalism.
The Purchasing Office provides fair and equitable competition between the vendors and contractors by ensuring objectivity in awards to the most effective, efficient, and responsible bidder, protecting the integrity of the City of Warner Robins in all areas. Purchasing strives to obtain the maximum value for every dollar spent in all acquisitions.
The City of Warner Robins expects a high standard of ethics in conducting its business and reserves the right to reject any supplier whose performance breaches these standards. The Purchasing Office maintains membership in the Governmental Purchasing Association of Georgia and the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing and does subscribe to their codes of ethics.