City of Redlands Purchasing Division serves as the central acquisition point for equipment and services. The Central Warehouse provides all types of commodities to all City departments. The Division establishes and administers the purchasing program consistent with Chapter 2.16 of the Municipal Code with such exceptions contained in Chapter 2.16, the sole authority for the purchase of supplies, services or equipment is vested in this Division. This division also handles items declared as surplus for redistribution, sale or disposal per the City Municipal Code.
The Purchasing Division is extremely proud to be a recipient of the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement (AEP) Award four years in a row. The AEP is awarded by the National Purchasing Institute (NPI). The program is designed to measure innovation, professionalism, e-procurement, productivity, and leadership attributes of the procurement function based on standardized criteria. The City’s Purchasing Division has strived to meet these criteria by implementing processes and procedures that are constantly evaluated and improved upon. It is the goal of the City’s Purchasing Division to follow the path of continuous improvement and education.
Upcoming Surplus Auctions
- Online Auction - www.publicsurplus.com
- Auction House- Ken Porter Public Auction