Andy Bacchi - Purchasing Manager
Welcome to the Purchasing Department. We are comprised of one Manager, one Buyer/Inventory Control Agent, and three couriers.
It is the responsibility of the Manager to oversee the daily operations of the department, as well become involved in areas such as RFP’s, Communications, Extensive Comparative Pricing, and Surplus Public Auctions. The daily operation is an involved task, open to the scrutiny of the public for whom it serves professionally.
The Inventory Buyer handles the maintenance of stock for the city, keeping the various department s throughout the city, well maintained with products that are required to keep these areas functioning.
The couriers responsibility involves the daily deliveries to and fro the numerous localities of the city , which is a vital function to keep the communications open between departments. This includes inter-department mail delivery, as well as secured vital information for the purpose of decision making.
The Purchasing Department takes pride in its concise precision to monitor price changes and change of habits in the market place, and makes every effort to keep the City of Plantation the leader in all aspects of City Government.
INTRODUCTION - DOING BUSINESS WITH THE CITY OF PLANTATION
NON-BINDING NATURE OF THIS PUBLICATION: This information acts solely as a general summary to those vendors wishing to do business with the City of Plantation. It is not binding in either a legal or regulatory sense. This information does not have the effect of any law, rule or regulation; this publication should not be relied upon by any bidder in determining their own actions.
PURCHASING GOALS: It is the goal of the Purchasing Division to interact with responsible vendors whose sole purpose is to supply the City of Plantation with the highest level of product and service, maintaining the lowest possible cost. The City of Plantation welcomes new sources of supply and encourages vendors to submit a vendor application.
The Purchasing Department maintains a "Vendor List" for products and services procured for the City of Plantation. If you wish to participate, you can fill out a Vendor's Application on-line, or you can request this application by writing to:
Please fill out our Vendor Application and the W-9 form completely, including the codes to which your services apply. Once received, either electronically or by mail, the form will be forwarded to the Finance Department where it will be registered as a vendor of the City. The Purchasing Division will also keep a record of this application, and hold it in an active file designated by your specific expertise. Once received, the City of Plantation will make every possible effort to assure your organization is contacted in the event of a bid solicitation pertaining to your product or service (when needed by the City). No guarantee or warranty is made that you will be included in the mailing or faxing of bids.
Vendor Information Alterations
On The Vendor List? What Happens Now?
The Purchasing Department in the City of Plantation is going on-line with their vehicle auctions. Please note the link below, which will bring you into the site for these vehicles. Dates and time frame deadlines will be posted on the site to keep you abreast of what is occurring. Note that once the deadline for each vehicle is met, the winning bid will be posted on the site.
Vehicles are sold ‘as-is”. The winner of each bid is expected to present cash, Bankers check, or Certified Cashiers check when picking the vehicle up. All checks are to be made out to “The City of Plantation”. All sales are final. Title for the vehicle will be awarded to the recipient at the City Clerk’s Office, 400 NW 73 Avenue, Plantation, Florida, 33317. Business hours for this service are 8:30 AM to 4PM, Monday to Friday, excluding holidays. A receipt from “Gov Deals” is required as “proof” that you are the awarded bidder.
The recipient of the awarded vehicle will have no longer than five (5) business days to retrieve this item from City property. That person is responsible for all expenses to remove this merchandise from the City’s site. It is presumed and expected that this action be done immediately after payment and title received.
The City will not be held liable for any damages incurred to the vehicle or to the awarded bid winner, or any of his/her accompanying parties in removing this item from City property.
All questions may be addressed to the City of Plantation Purchasing Department at 954-797-2648.
For more information on auctions held by the City of Plantation please click here to view our community calendar of events.
THE CITY OF PLANTATION WELCOMES YOUR INQUIRIES AND THANKS YOU FOR WANTING TO BE A PART OF OUR SUCCESS.
The Purchasing Department is a division of the Financial Services Department with the City of Plantation. Our Mission Statement is:
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday, 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. (excluding Holidays)