Procurement Department 


The Procurement Department is the centralized authority responsible to review all City purchases in accordance with all Federal, State and Local procurement rules and regulations. The Procurement Department follows the National Institute for Government Public Procurement Values and Guiding Principles of Public Procurement. The Procurement Department offers support services to all departmental operations with an uninterrupted flow of materials and services by promoting a sincere commitment to provide customer friendly service to all departments in obtaining their requirements in the most efficient and cost-effective manner.

How to Become a Vendor

Vendor Self Service (VSS) provides vendors with web-based access to the City’s database for vendors to see their company’s information, such as listing of the vendor’s current 1099 data, purchase orders, invoices, and checks. By registering as a vendor your firm will be included in all future vendors lists generated for solicitations based on the commodities selected.

How to do Business with COHB

Knowing the buying power and funds available that all government entities have can help your business be able to best target those entities your business wants to sell to. For more details, please click here.

Inventory and Surplus Auction

All of the City’s surplus must be disposed in accordance with Code of Ordinance Chapter 20, Section 20-18 and Section 20-19.