The Purchasing Division provides a centralized system for the
management of public funds expended for procurement of materials,
supplies, equipment, professional, consulting, and other services, and
construction via competitive pricing of the appropriate product quality
for timely delivery. Purchasing also provides for transfer or disposal
of surplus property.
The stated purpose of the division is to encourage competition among
vendors and contractors, to provide for the fair and equitable treatment
of all persons involved in public purchasing by this City, to maximize
the purchasing value of public funds in procurement so that high quality
goods and services may be obtained at the lowest possible price and to
increase public confidence in procurement practices by providing
safeguards for maintaining a procurement system of quality and
In fulfillment of the requirements of 43 CFR Part 26, the City of Suffolk Public Transit (hereafter “SPT”) has established an overall goal of 4.37% of DBE participation for FY 2017- 2019 USDOT FTA assisted funded projects for SPT.
The amount of USDOT FTA assist projects is approximately $1,179,000. Therefore, the City has set a goal of expending approximately $51,517 with DBEs during this period.
Questions or comments may be sent to Jay Smigielski, Purchasing Agent at [email protected]