The Purchasing Division provides centralized purchasing support for Sumter County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC), Elected Officials, and outside agencies. The Purchasing Division performs contract administration oversight and provides guidance and support for County staff and contractors during the formal solicitation processes. The BOCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, to the extent permitted by law. All individuals or organizations desiring to do business with the BOCC must have an Equal Opportunity Employment Policy. The Purchasing Division operates at the highest standards of ethical conduct and professionalism.
The Purchasing Division follows the BOCC approved Purchasing Policy and operates in accordance with applicable Florida Statutes and state and federal laws. The BOCC's supplier selection and evaluation processes are considerably detailed and the purchase amount will generally determine the procedures to ensure fair, competitive, and cost effective purchase selection. The purchase amount levels are explained below.
Sumter County uses DemandStar for all formal solicitations. Visit DemandStar's website to register and take advantage of the free benefits offered to DemandStar account holders, including notifications of open bids, proposals, and requests for qualifications. For additional information contact the Purchasing Division at 352-689-4400.
Posting of Single Source InformationThe below listed products or services may be a "single source" (only ONE source in which to purchase the product or service).
If you believe you have "like" products or services, please contact the Purchasing Division. "Like" shall mean equivalent, and/or identical.
The description of commodities or contractual services intended for purchase from a single/sole source is posted in accordance with Section 287.057(3)(c), Florida Statutes and will remain posted for a period of seven (7) business days.