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Purchasing Division


The Purchasing Division is dedicated to providing quality goods and service to other City departments and the citizens of Abilene. The goods and services are intended to be provided in a timely, accurate and cost efficient manner by utilizing quality employees, technological advances, and generally accepted purchasing principles, while fulfilling legal responsibilities.


The Purchasing Division continues to make significant accomplishments in performing our supportive role to City employees and citizens of Abilene through our competitive bid process and implementation of specification development conferences. The significance of these conferences is to reach the potential bidders and their expertise in market trends, ideas, and concerns before competitive bids are solicited.

The Purchasing Division conducts training sessions for city employees with purchasing responsibilities.

The Purchasing Division continues to focus on computer technology, software changes, and purchasing legislation updates, to improve the efficiency of the way we serve our customers.


For registration on the vendor bid list or if you have questions, please email