Purchasing and Distribution Services

“We Deliver”

The Purchasing and Distribution Services department researches all available products and services.  Purchasing staff works collaboratively with each site administrator to procure the best products and services available, all in accordance with Board of Education policies and State and Federal purchasing guidelines.  Purchasing staff is responsible for writing bids, request for proposals (RFP’s), request for quotes or qualifications (RFQ’s), and contracts or agreements for services.  Purchasing staff also reviews all purchase orders.


To provide exceptional customer service for all students, staff and community by:

  • Ensuring District BOE policies DJF, and DJF-AP1 are in compliance for all bids, proposals, contracts and agreements
  • Providing best value on all goods and services
  • Delivering quality products and services in a timely manner to all District buildings


Our primary department functions include:

  • Purchase goods and services for each student
  • Operate the District’s distribution center
  • Operate the District’s disposal of surplus property programs
  • Operate the District’s mail and laundry systems
  • Operate the District’s storage facilities


Core Values

  • Improving processes to facilitate ease of procurement
  • Streamlining contract review process
  • Understanding and responding to our customers’ needs
  • Being transparent and fair in all of our practices
  • Retaining the integrity and confidentiality of District data
  • Continuing to be a leader in innovation