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City of Shelby Purchasing
P.O. Box 207 824 W. Grover St.
Shelby, North Carolina 28151-0207
The role of the Purchasing Division is to ensure the process of procuring supplies, materials, equipment, and services that are required by operating departments and divisions of the City Of Shelby flows smoothly. Additionally, the department handles the sale of surplus personal property, and the City’s Procurement card program. The Purchasing Division is directed by the Purchasing Manager and is a division of the Finance Department.
The objectives of the Purchasing Division are to guide the operating departments and divisions to procure goods and services from vendors that offer the best product and value for the citizen’s tax dollars. This division is committed to the timely process of Purchase Orders to insure the operating department’s function is not halted.
It is the Purchasing Division’s responsibility to purchase items specified by the requesting department from a source that will furnish that item at the lowest overall cost. The department controls the specifications of the item while Purchasing selects the vendor.
The Purchasing Division’s goal is to preserve public funds and to strive for good working relationships with all city departments and divisions. We strive to maintain good communication skills with departments and divisions, while maintaining a professional working relationship with our vendors.
If you need assistance with purchasing procedures, please contact: