The Procurement and Compliance Department includes: Purchasing, Compliance, and the Distribution Center.
Together, Purchasing, Compliance, and the Distribution Center manage the acquisition of commodities and services; the storage and distribution of applicable commodities; and the mitigation of risk through compliance with policies, procedures, and applicable regulations.
The Purchasing Division is responsible for facilitating organizational purchases through the solicitation and selection of vendors, negotiation of contracts, and execution of purchase agreements.
The Compliance Division administers the Procurement Card Program and facilitates employee ethics training as well as ensuring vendor and contract compliance.
The Distribution Center manages materials ranging from office supplies and small tools, to construction materials and electric transmission components.
Vendors who transact business with the City will be treated equally and, in a manner, which follows good business practices, professional ethics, and the requirements of law. All prospective solicitation respondents shall be given identical information. The specifications, terms and conditions, and general provisions of all solicitations will be prepared in a language familiar to suppliers and in a manner that will encourage competitive bidding.
No Gift Policy
City of Denton employees are not allowed to accept gifts from vendors. This includes paying for meals. If you customarily send a token of appreciation to your customers, the City asks that you do not send any item to City employees or offices.