Budget & Procurement (Purchasing)

Mission & Value Statement

Purchasing’s mission and values are to conduct the purchasing function in a manner which results in the most efficient and effective use of City funds.  This is achieved by providing quality goods and services in all aspects of the procurement process, from the receipt of a department requisition to issuance of a purchase order or contract.


Our vision is to provide the overall management of the procurement of goods, services, insurance, and construction, controlled by the requisition, and purchase order processes in compliance with all state and federal guidelines. The office issues solicitations tailored to meet each of the department’s needs.

Public Auctions 

City of Petersburg vehicles that are removed from service and declared surplus are sold through GovDeals, an internet based auction sales firm. The internet address is www.govdeals.com. Items sold by the City can be located by doing an advance search by seller.