The Westlake Purchasing Department is responsible for overseeing procurement of goods and services for the entire city.
Mission StatementThis department's mission is to achieve excellent procurement services while purchasing the best quality goods and services at the lowest possible price and to deliver those goods and services to city departments promptly.
ResponsibilitiesThe Purchasing Department administers the acquisition of goods and services for all departments within the city. The department is responsible for developing bid specifications jointly with all city departments, obtaining bids through advertising and direct solicitation, establishing and monitoring price agreement contracts and issuing of purchase orders. Purchasing is responsible for negotiating and buying for all departments within the city, working with hundreds of individuals within the city and with thousands of vendors in supplying the city's needs as economically and efficiently as possible.
The department researches products and services that may be available for purchase in conjunction or in cooperation with other governmental agencies.
Doing Business with WestlakeThe City of Westlake welcomes the interest and bids of all vendors. We take very seriously the responsibility to our tax-paying citizens to obtain goods and services of the highest quality at the lowest price.
This information will acquaint you with the city's various needs as well as how the Purchasing Department functions. We look forward to working with you to better serve the needs of our community.