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The HCC Purchasing Department is to act professionally and expeditiously in procuring goods and services in accordance with established College Administrative Rules and Procedures, Florida Statutes, State Board of Education Administrative Rules, and to observe good business practices while exemplifying impeccable ethics.


The HCC Purchasing Department:

  • Strives to procure goods and services at the lowest possible cost consistent with quality required for the proper operation of the College.
  • Acts in the best interests of the College through intelligent actions, best practices, and fair business dealings consistent with the laws of the State of Florida and the policies established by the HCC District Board of Trustees
  • Obtains best value through innovative buying and application of value analysis techniques
  • Ensures that fair and open competition exists in all procurement activities
  • Seeks to provide faculty, staff, and students appropriate products and services at competitive prices, in a timely fashion, with efficiency and good service, in a legal and professional manner
  • Creates and encourages effective working relationships with all individuals, departments, sites, and the business community
  • Facilitates service, and support policies, procedures and systems which promote ease and efficiency
  • Provides professional leadership and guidance in understanding and using the best resources available
  • Encourages professional development of staff in order to improve purchasing techniques and skills, purchasing power, and increase their overall knowledge of purchasing
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