The statutory responsibility of the Purchasing Agent is to purchase all supplies, materials and equipment; to contract for all repairs required or used by the County and to supervise all purchases made on competitive bid. The Purchasing Agent is also responsible for County property and inventory and must annually file with the County Auditor and each member of the Purchasing Board, an inventory of all property on hand and belonging to the County and each subdivision, officer or employee.
Purchase quality goods and services
Get the best possible price for goods and services
Delivery of goods and services when and were needed
Assure a continuing supply of needed goods and services
Guard against misappropriation of any assets procured
Provide the best service possible to all county departments in a fair and equitable manner.
Ensure an atmosphere of equality to all vendors without regard to undue influence or political pressures.
Protect the interests of the Walker County taxpayers in all expenditures