The City of Alcoa was informed that the Tennessee Department of Transportation has contracted the resurfacing of East and West Hunt Road between Old Knoxville Highway and Louisville Road. The work is scheduled to begin on or near September 28. Read on...
The City of Alcoa has contracted Envocore to update water meters from July to November. This process involves crews that will be on property installing new components and gathering meter data. Read on...
Due to the significant amount of public funds expended each year, the Purchasing and Warehousing Division is guided in its purchasing procedures by several established objectives. These objectives are:
To conduct all purchasing in accordance with Tennessee Law, City Charter, City of Alcoa Code, and the Uniform Commercial Code as adopted by the State of Tennessee.
To comply with the City and National Institute of Governmental Purchasing Code of Ethics.
To timely acquire and deliver in the proper place the right quantity and quality of goods and services at the right prices consistent with the needs of the City and its Departments.
To stimulate competitive bidding in order to obtain from capable suppliers, goods and services at the lowest possible cost and to provide all interested vendors with equal opportunity to offer their products/services to the City.
To treat all vendors fairly.
To initiate and maintain effective and professional, public, vendor and agency relationships.
To avoid becoming obligated to any supplier or to engage in any City transaction from which personal benefit may be directly or indirectly derived.