The department is responsible for administration and management of contracts, material management, disposal of City property in compliance with federal, state and city policies. Purchasing and Contracts Administration Division is accountable to various elected officials, auditors and most important the tax payers. Everything the department does is considered public information and subject to public inspection.
The goal of purchasing is to bring together users and suppliers to ensure that the City of Fort Myers receives the best value for the services, materials, supplies, and equipment needed to effectively and efficiently operate the city.
The City of Fort Myers Purchasing Department Mission & Values:
Promote and maintain high ethical values and purchasing practices that are in accordance with the State Statutes and City ordinances, which include:
Acquisition of goods and services in an efficient and effective manner
Utilizing cutting edge technology to streamline and expedite acquisitions
Expending public dollars in a way that instills public trust in the City’s Procurement System