The Strategic Procurement Department’s procurement processes incorporate the following four objectives:
- Economy: To encourage small and local businesses to participate in the County’s contracting opportunities, increase and improve product and service offerings, and raise business standards.
- Environment: To ensure a well-managed built and natural environment that is resilient to climate stressors through the purchase of environmentally preferred products and services.
- Engagement: To encourage inclusion of all stakeholders in the County’s procurement processes thereby promoting diverse ideas, and accountable and transparent governance.
- Equity: To promote equitable and fair treatment of all suppliers and conduct the procurement processes in an impartial, consistent, reliable, and ethical manner.