Purchasing & Contract Services Department

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Welcome to Purchasing

  • The Purchasing & Contract Services Department manages all SPPS contracts and works with staff on large or significant purchases. The department strives to purchase quality supplies necessary to support the SPPS mission, while getting the best value on SPPS purchases and expenses.  Contracts and purchases are managed according to city, state, and federal laws and regulations. The department actively seeks to contract with small businesses, women-owned businesses, and minority-owned businesses in an effort to eliminate systemic disparities.

    Purchasing & Contract Services Mission Statement

    The Mission of Saint Paul Public Schools Purchasing & Contract Services Department is to manage all purchases and contracts in accordance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. To support the schools and administrative departments by procuring quality goods and services in a proactive, efficient, professional and ethical manner; striving to receive the maximum benefit/value for the tax payer’s dollar while insuring that the District’s Racial Equity Policy, to eliminate systemic disparities is recognized in each interaction.

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