Purchasing and Contracting may want to buy a little something for itself: another shelf to display all its awards!
The Institute for Public Procurement recognized the department with an Outstanding Agency Accreditation Achievement award in May.
This accreditation recognizes agencies that have implemented best practices and become leaders in the public procurement profession.
The County of San Diego is the only organization accredited in California and is one of only 21 accredited counties in the nation.
DPC has racked up a number of awards in the past. The National Procurement Institute has recognized the department with the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement award for the last 18 years in a row.