Duties & Responsibilities
The Purchasing Division is responsible for procurement of all supplies, equipment, and services for city use. It ensures that the city:
- Develops and maintains city contracts
- Disposes of surplus equipment
- Maintains bidder lists
- Negotiates and executes purchase orders
- Promotes better customer / vendor relations
- Receives the best quality for the lowest price
The Purchasing Division also procures and maintains inventory for the Electric and Water/Wastewater.
The Purchasing Division office hours are from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. Should you wish to meet with the purchasing staff, you are encouraged to set up an appointment by calling (352) 735-7176.
It is recommended that initial contact with other city departments be made through the Purchasing Division. This will ensure proper processing and save valuable time for all parties.
Formal Sealed Bid Information
Public notice of all formal bids (Invitation to Bid - ITB) or proposals (Request for Proposal - RFP and Request for Qualifications - RFQ) issued by the City of Mount Dora are posted on the Bid Postings section of the website and also on the DemandStar network. All documents associated with these formal bids shall be listed.