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Priorities/Outcomes & Objectives

Priority/Outcome 1: Procure quality goods and services at a competitive cost, in a timely manner, and in compliance with the Ohio Revised Code and county policies.

  • Research and implement best management practices in government procurement.
  • Continuously review county purchasing policies/procedures for compliance with the Ohio Revised Code.
  • Effectively monitor and evaluate county procurements to determine and address areas of needed
    improvement.
Priority/Outcome 2: Encourage opportunities for Diversity Businesses (SBE/MBE/WBE) in county procurements.

  • Using best management practices, continue to be creative and innovative in structuring procurement opportunities for (SBE/MBE/WBE) vendors for projects/contracts with county participation.
  • Participate in community outreach events to increase awareness and effectiveness of the Diversity Division.
  • Increase and strengthen contract compliance monitoring for (SBE/MBE/WBE)  Division.

Priority/Outcome 3:
Provide excellent customer service to internal and external clients.

  • Continue to add revenue to department users for the online auction and/or public auction of surplus county material.
  • Increase knowledge and expertise of staff in government procurement and technology and improve staff communication skills.
  • Provide training to county employees on county purchasing policies/procedures and purchasing software (BuySpeed).
  • Review procurements for compliance with the county’s sustainability initiative.