Municipal Archives

Analysis of the Procurement Process and Function, 1980

Collection 1994-032


Repository​Dallas Municipal Archives
Office of the City Secretary
1500 Marilla Street, 5D South
Dallas, Texas 75201
CreatorCity of Dallas
TitleAnalysis of the Procurement Process and Function
Quantity.25 linear inches
AbstractBound analysis of the City of Dallas procurement process.
LanguageRecords are in English

Scope and Content

​Collection consists of a bound copy of a detailed analysis and recommendations relating to the City of Dallas procurement process conducted in 1980.

Prepared by the accounting firm of Price Waterhouse, the 1980 report was designed to improve the productivity of the procurement process as well as to maintain proper accounting control over the process.  The recommendations include increasing the level of purchase authority given to buyers in the Procurement Department, streamlining the bidding process, and increased accounting controls.  

The Procurement Department (now called Business Development & Procurement Services) administers the city's centralized purchasing system.  The department is responsible for developing bid specifications jointly with city departments, obtaining bids through advertising and direct solicitation, establishing and monitoring price agreement contracts, and issuing purchase orders.




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Analysis of the Procurement Process and Function, 1980 (Box <x>, Folder <y>), Dallas Municipal Archives

Related Material


Index Terms

Dallas -- Texas -- History​
Dallas (Tex.). City Council
Dallas (Tex.). Purchasing Dept.
Government purchasing -- Texas -- Dallas

Container List 

BoxFolder​​Title, Date
11Analysis of the Procurement process and Function, 1980