06-11-2013 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #5


Title
Recognize the Office of Purchasing & Warehouse Services for receiving the 2013 Award for Excellence in Public Procurement

Discussion

The Office of Purchasing & Warehouse Services has earned the Florida Association of Public Procurement Officials 2013 Award of Excellence in Public Procurement. This award recognizes contributions to the public purchasing profession.

The award program places emphasis on continuous process improvement and outstanding purchasing practices.   Earning this award is a significant affirmation of the quality of an agency's procurement operation and demonstration of commitment to the purchasing profession.
 
This prestigious award is earned by those organizations that demonstrate excellence by obtaining a high score based on standardized criteria. The criteria are designed to measure innovation, organization, professionalism, source selection, productivity, e-procurement, process improvements, and leadership attributes of the procurement organization.
                                   
A trophy was presented to Brevard Public School's Purchasing representatives on May 20, 2013 at the Florida Association of Public Procurement Officials 46th Annual Conference and Trade Show in Daytona.

Brevard Public Schools is one of only 13 agencies to receive this award in Florida. Various jurisdictions are eligible for this award including counties, cities, schools districts, states, special districts, and universities.



Recommendation
Recognize the Office of Purchasing & Warehouse Services for receiving the Florida Association of Public Procurement Officials 2013 Award of Excellence in Public Procurement. 

Meeting Date(s)
Resolution / Presentation - 6/11/2013

Authority for Action
Board Policy #6320, Florida Statute # 287.057, Florida Administrative Code 6A-1.012

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds

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Contact

Cheryl L. Olson - Director - Purchasing and Warehouse Services X 645

Judy R. Preston - Associate Superintendent of Financial Services X 600