Debra Carrejo, CPPO, CPPB
Thank you for visiting the County of El Paso Purchasing Department. Our department provides procurement services to all county departments, including control of the informal and formal solicitation process, low-dollar quotation, purchase order creation, inventory control, and asset management and disposal.
In addition to ensuring compliance with all local, state, and federal laws related to the acquisition, the El Paso County Purchasing Department strives to provide the best service to county departments in a fair and equitable manner, ensure fairness in the procurement process, and protect the interests of county taxpayers in all expenditures.
The El Paso County Purchasing Department serves as part of the statutory checks and balances system for County administration. The Purchasing Agent reports to the County Purchasing Board and is charged with the administration of all purchasing practices and assuring fair and equitable treatment to vendors without regard to political pressure or discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, handicap or sex.
- Formal Solicitations (>$50,000)
- Written Quotations ($50,000 and under)
- Auctions of surplus property
- Cooperative Purchasing Arrangements
- Physical inventory of fixed assets
- Maintaining surplus property warehouse