1. Purchasing Process
  2. Formal Solicitation
  3. Sole Source

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.