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Procurement Services

From business cards and office supplies to construction, engineering and architectural services — it all starts with an approved purchase order.

Procurement First. Purchase Second.

Whether you need a box of paperclips, printer paper or a new library, Procurement Services ensures that all purchases are pre-approved and in compliance with county policies and regulations.

Securing an approved purchase order before you buy saves you time and trouble later.

Procurement Policy & Procedures Overview Table Revised 2019 [PDF]: Find current policies and procedures to get what you need, and get it done right.

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Goods & Services

We serve Alameda County departments with support for purchases of all types, at all price points, including goods and services, architectural and engineering services and construction services.

Complying with our policies and procedures ensures the best use of public tax dollars, supports equity programs in our community and ensures that you can get your job done.

Learn about the procurement process for all goods and services.

Office Supplies

We make it easy to restock your department with office supplies with a contracted vendor and a blanket purchase order, which allows you to purchase what you want directly from the vendor, online, without additional approval.

Learn how to purchase office supplies.

Business Cards

We’ve made it simpler than ever to order business cards. Simply set up an account with the County’s approved vendor and order your cards directly online.

Learn how to order business cards.


I want to…

Submit a Space-Capital Improvement Request
Order New Office Furniture
Order Business Cards