Purchasing Department

County of Olmsted - Purchasing Department

Strategic Purchasing 

Olmsted County operates under a centralized and decentralized procurement process. The Purchasing Department is responsible for building construction projects, capital improvements, equipment and the majority of service related projects. 

Overall Responsibilities 

Procurement strives to acquire goods and services at the lowest cost, consistent with prevailing economic conditions, appropriate standards of quality and continuity of service, while establishing and maintaining a reputation for open access, transparency, fairness and integrity. 

Acquisitions are made in a manner that provides efficient and effective use of county funds while also protecting the interests of county taxpayers.

Procurement complies fully with all applicable federal, state and local laws, the County Administrative Code, and procurement rules, regulations, processes and procedures.

Director of Purchasing 

Deborah A. Palmer, CPPB

2122 Campus Drive SE
Suite 200
R
ochester, MN 55901
Phone: 507 328-7085
email: palmer.deb@co.olmsted.mn.us