Welcome to the Purchasing Department home page. Our goal is to serve the public, the city organization, and our suppliers efficiently, professionally, and ethically.


The Purchasing Department is responsible for providing assistance to City departments in securing goods and services in the most economical, efficient, and timely manner possible. We handle purchases in a manner ensuring competition between potential vendors and contractors in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations, sound internal controls and professional purchasing.

Notice to Bidders / Proposers

The Purchasing Department advertises all Notice to Bidders/Proposers in Sunday Edition of The Pasadena Citizen. The Notice to Bidders/Proposers will be advertised a minimum of two weeks in advance of the bid opening date. A formal bid or proposal is a written solicitation exceeding $50,000 for goods or services.