The mission of the Purchasing Department is to procure quality equipment, supplies, and services in a cost-effective, professional, and ethical manner to support student success.
The Purchasing Departments primary role is to facilitate the purchasing process obtaining the necessary equipment, materials, and services our customers require to support their instructional or administrative programs. Our department strives to maximize district resources by obtaining competitive quotes or bids.
The warehouse division of our department receives and delivers products to all district sites. The property records division assigns property records numbers to all equipment valued at over $1,000.00. The school or department is the custodian of this property and it is inventoried yearly by a purchasing department staff member.
Awarded the Outstanding Agency Accreditation Achievement (OA4)
The OA4 recognizes agencies that lead the public procurement profession through the implementation of best practices. The program is founded on a self-evaluation process using the NIGP Agency Accreditation Criteria Form. Agencies meeting the minimum requirements are OA4-accredited for three years.
The purchase of products and services by Charlotte County Public Schools shall be authorized by and in accordance with Florida Statutes, State Board of Education Rules.
Dollar Limit Purchasing Method Used $2,500.00 - $7,499.99 Originator obtains 3 written quotes $7,500.00 - $50,000.00 Originator must obtain three written quotes and notify Purchasing over $50,000.00 Purchasing issues and manages a formal competitive solicitation Purchases from CCPS Catalog Discount Bid On this web site. May purchase up to $7,500 total purchase. For higher amounts, contact Purchasing.