Melissa Fuller, Deputy Director of Management Services / Purchasing Agent
The Purchasing Division is comprised of Purchasing and Mail Services.
Purchasing provides assistance to City divisions for the cost effective and efficient purchase of goods and services as well as the disposition of surplus property. It is responsible for the coordination of special programs such as outreach to Minority and Women Business Enterprises, prevailing wage compliance, vendor relations, auction of surplus property, and state cooperative purchasing.
To review the projects currently out for bid, go to Bid Opportunities.
To be placed on the City's bidders list, go to Bidders List Program.
To learn all about the process of being a vendor to the city, please go to How to do Business with the City.
Minority Business Enterprises/Women-Owned Business Enterprise Directory
The Minority Business Enterprises/Women-Owned Business Enterprise Directory shows a list of businesses in Kalamazoo that are owned by minorities or women.
Use your browser's 'Find' command to locate a name or type of business. The businesses are ordered alphabetically by Type of Business.
Surplus Property Auctions
Once a year the City and other governmental units join together to auction surplus property and items seized in criminal and civil cases. For information on the next auction, go to Auctions.
The city also sometimes offers surplus property for sale at the Internet auction site PublicSurplus.com.
For more information about the Purchasing Department, call us Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at (269) 337-8020 or send us an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.