Duties & Responsibilities

The Procurement Department is responsible for the procurement of commodities, equipment, and services at the lowest and best costs consistent with the item's current economic conditions. The Procurement Department's mission is to safeguard the standard of quality, continuity of service, and the county's reputation for fairness and integrity.

Purchasing Guidelines

  • $0 to 5,000: Quotes not required
  • $5,001 to  25,000: At least two competitive quotes required
  • $25,001 to  50,000: At least two quotes and approval by the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors
  • $50,000 or more: Bid process including public advertising


To become a vendor, download the Vendor Certification Form.

Vendors can call for an appointment so we can discuss how your business can supply goods or services to DeSoto County.