Purchasing & Bids

About the Purchasing Department


The Purchasing Department is responsible for obtaining products and services that offer the best value to the citizens of Hoover. The department implements and monitors compliance with all purchasing policies while directly managing formal bid solicitations, requests for proposals, and informal price quotes. In addition to the procurement of goods and services, the Purchasing Department protects the City’s interests through the development, administration, and enforcement of contracts and agreements.

Our Mission

The Purchasing Department’s mission is to provide effective and efficient acquisition processes; to strategically plan the procurement of goods and services; to maximize the use of technology to reach out to prospective vendors; and, to reduce the City’s overhead expenses related to procurement activities.

Follow this link for information about our current bids.