The City of St. George has a centralized purchasing division which is designed to maximize the effectiveness of the tax dollar, while providing timely and adequate support of the City's needs.
1. To conduct all procurement in accordance with the Utah State Law and the City of St. George Purchasing Ordinance.
2. To obtain the required quantity and quality of materials at the most cost effective price.
3. To maximize competition, and provide interested and qualified individuals or firms with the opportunity to offer their products or services to the City.
CODE OF ETHICS
Purchasing is a basic business function. Sound purchasing practices are integral to credibility and reliability in the everyday activities of government. Purchasing activities are of public interest and a matter of public record. The City Purchasing Division is governed by the highest ideals of honor and confidence and integrity in all public and personal relationships in order that we may merit the respect and inspire the confidence of the agency and of the public which we serve. Under no circumstances will any City employee accept directly or indirectly, gifts or other items of value from individuals or firms in which it could be expected to have an influence in the performance of his/her official duties or be intended as a reward for any official action on his/her part.