Central Purchasing Division

The Central Purchasing Division is the buying agency for the City of Farmington. This division is led by the Chief Procurement Officer who reports to the General Services Director. 

All City procurement is governed by New Mexico Statutes 1976 Annotated, as amended. Purchases of goods or services in excess of $20,000 must be authorized by Central Purchasing. Goods or services less than $20,000 annually, not under existing contract, may be procured directly by authorized City personnel and the using department. 

All formal quote, bid, or proposal opportunities are posted online through the City of Farmington's electronic bidding partner, IonWave. It is free to register your business to be notified of future City procurements. Please note that responses to solicitations will be accepted online only, paper submissions will not be accepted. 

The Central Purchasing Division hosts quarterly 'How to do Business with the City of Farmington' online workshops. Our upcoming workshop dates are:

July 5, 2023 @ 9 AM
October 4, 2023 @ 2 PM
January 3, 2024 @ 11:30 AM
April 10, 2024 @ 9 AM

Email purchasing@fmtn.org for a meeting link if you are interested in participating. 

Mission Statement

To consider the interests of our city in all transactions and to carry out and believe in its established policies. To be receptive to competent counsel from our colleagues and to be guided by such responsibility of our office. To buy without prejudice, seeking to obtain the maximum value for each dollar. To strive for knowledge and to establish practical methods for the conduct of our office. To subscribe to and work for honesty and truth in buying and selling, and to denounce all forms and manifestation of commercial bribery. To accord a prompt and courteous reception, so far as conditions will permit, to all who call on a legitimate business mission. To counsel and assist fellow purchasing professionals in the performance of their duties, whenever occasion permits. To cooperate with all organizations and individuals engaged in activities designed to enhance the development and standing of Purchasing.

"Commitment to Excellence"

We are committed to continual improvement of service to our internal customers through systematic enhancement of the acquisition process. Seeking to maximize the benefits received and obtain the greatest value from each tax dollar spent.

The City of Farmington Purchasing Department does not accept unsolicited faxes, mail or email.