City of Arlington follows a decentralized business model with the Purchasing Division handling all non-construction goods and services for the entire City departments. Construction and Engineering are managed by Aviation, Parks Planning & Engineering, Public Works, Transportation and Water Utilities.

The City’s mission is to provide quality service to our customers and vendors, by implementing and supporting processes that provide timely, cost-effective, and high-quality contracts. With the implementation of the Transparency Stars Program by the State Comptroller of Public Accounts, there is an additional standard of excellence that the City of Arlington will strive to achieve. To learn more about the Comptroller’s efforts to encourage transparency among local government agencies, please visit

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Purchasing Manual & Policies

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