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The responsibilities of the Procurement Services Division include assisting City departments and Trusts in preparing specifications for those items and services to be purchased by the City; soliciting competitive bids both formally and informally depending on the cost of the items; and analyzing the needs of the departments and trusts as they relate to the bidder responses.  The Division's Accounts Payable Section is also responsible for processing vendor payments for the City and its Trusts.

Buyer contact information

Sharmanlyne Vickers
Senior Buyer/Purchasing Card Program

Purchasing Card Services; Construction and other Heavy Equipment; Emergency/Safety Equipment on City Vehicles; Equipment Rental/Lease, including Motor Graders; Mobile Equipment, Supplies Services and Repair; Small Equipment, including Grounds Maintenance Equipment; Vehicle Purchases; and Wrecker Services for City Vehicles and Equipment.

Annette Willis

Agricultural Chemicals; Arts and Crafts Supplies; Chemical Toilet Rental; Cutting and Mowing of Rank Weeds; Demolition Services, including Securing and Boarding of Dilapidated Buildings; Fitness Equipment; Golf Course Driving Range Balls; Golf Course Driving Range Equipment, including Golf Cars; Golf Course Grounds Maintenance Equipment; Grass Seed and Grass Sod; Horticulture, Greenhouse, Landscape Supplies and Tools, including Irrigation Systems; Outdoor Furnishings; Park and Play Equipment; Parks Safety Surfaces; Plants, Flowers, Trees and Shrubs; Police Department Lab Equipment and Supplies; Recreation Equipment; Soil, Sand and Rock; Sports Officials; and Swimming Pool Parts and Accessories.

Crystal Lefebvre

Building Materials, including Electrical Supplies, Lamps and Related Items, Plumbing Supplies, Fence Materials, Paint, Doors and Door Hardware, Locks and Keys, Fasteners, Fire Extinguishers, and Hand and Power Tools; Building Services including, Generator Repair Parts and Services, Pest and Termite Control Services, Boiler Maintenance, Air Conditioning/Heating/Chiller Installation and Repair, Glass Repair and Replacement, Property Restoration Services, Overhead Door Repair Parts and Services, Elevators, Escalators, Walkways and Lifts Maintenance and Services, Electrical Services, and Plumbing Services; Maintenance Repair and Operating (MRO) Supplies; Carpet and Other Flooring, Purchase and Installation; and Roadway Products and Services, including Asphalt, Concrete, De-Icing Salt, Fly Ash, and Guardrail Parts and Services; and Traffic Sign Material.

Sherry Cochran-Schmees

Surplus Property Disposal, Auctions and Sales; Appliances; Armored Car Services; Collection Services; Copy and Print Shop Services; First Aid Supplies; Food and Beverages; Fragmentary Ice; Hazardous Material Removal Services; Janitorial Supplies and Equipment; Language Interpreters; Mail Room Equipment; Office Furniture; Office Supplies; Paper and Envelopes; Printing Services; Psychological Services; Recycling Services and Supplies; Temporary Labor Services; and Trophies and Awards.

Dan Keeth 

Audio/Video Equipment and Services; Broadband Wireless Equipment and Services; CCTV Equipment and Services; Copiers, Printers and Scanners; Toner and Printer Supplies and Repair; Document Conversion/Destruction Services; Facilities Security Equipment and Services; Information Technology Services, including Equipment and Hardware; Inside Wiring; Computers and Computer Supplies; Intrusion Alarm Services; Network Infrastructure Plant Services; Network Products and Services; Photographic Supplies and Services; Small Electronic Components; Software Licensing and Maintenance Services; Telecommunications, including Telephones, Internet Services, Cell Phones, Pagers and Radios; and UPS Systems and Related Equipment.

Brian Davis

Advertising; Automotive Oils and Lubricants; Custodial Services; Fuel Delivery Dispensers, Tanks, Components and Services; Fuel, including Bulk Fuel, Fuel Card Services, Jet-A Aviation and Propane; Helicopter Supplies, Parts and Services; Memberships and Subscriptions; Parts Washer Services Police Bicycles, including Repair Parts and Services; Police Motorcycles, including Repair Parts and Services; Police Radar Units; Police Soft Body Armor and Tactical Vests; Police Weapons and Ammunition; River Dam Supplies, Parts and Repair Services; Security Services; Travel and Training; Uniforms; Veterinary Equipment, Supplies and Services; and Watercraft Equipment, Parts and Supplies.

Sean Simpson
Administrative Specialist, Utilities Department

CCTV Inspection and Cleaning Services; Cold Water Meters; Electrical Motor Rewinding Services; Filter Media for Water Treatment; Hose; Gaskets; Hydrants and Valves; Industrial Gasses; Laboratory Equipment; Supplies and Chemicals; Manhole Structures, Frames, and Covers; Mechanical Plugs, Tools, Couplings and Accessories; Meter Reading Devices and Parts; Pipe, Fittings and Accessories; Plant Machinery Equipment; Refuse Carts; Recycle Bins; Root Control Chemicals; Street Sweeping Services; Telemetry and Control Equipment; Various Pumps for Water and Wastewater Treatment; Water & Wastewater Treatment Chemicals; Water Analysis; and Waterline Repair Clamps.

Pennie Leck
Management Specialist, Fire Department

Breathing Air Compressor System, Installation, Accessories, and Service; Emergency Medical Service Supplies; Fire Apparatus and Fire Hose Third Party Testing; Fire Apparatus Purchase and Repair; Fire Department Aboveground Fuel Storage Tanks and Installation; Fire Department Emergency Vehicle Lighting, Equipment and Services; Firefighting Tools, Repair Parts, Supplies, and Equipment; Fire Department Overhead Door and Four-Fold Door Repair/Replacement Parts and Services; Fire Hose; Fire Personal Protective Equipment and Related Services; Fire Station Alerting System; Intercom Systems for Fire Apparatus; Lifepak Defibrillators, Supplies, Maintenance, and Services; SCBA Equipment, Cylinders, Repair Parts and Services; and Thermal Imaging Cameras, Accessories, Repair Parts, and Services.

For additional information on bidding contact us:
Amy K. Simpson, City Purchasing Agent, 405-297-3959
Tiffany Lawson, Purchasing Specialist, 405-297-3027

For additional information on accounts payable contact:
Debbie Berlin, Accounts Payable Supervisor, 405-297-2353