1606 Brady St.
Davenport, IA
563-336-5000

Purchasing Department

WELCOME TO THE DAVENPORT COMMUNITY SCHOOLS PURCHASING AND WAREHOUSE DEPARTMENTS

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Purchasing and Central Receiving Departments is to obtain the highest quality products and services while ensuring the lowest cost for our staff and students.  We pride ourselves in providing great customer service.

CONTACT INFORMATION

The Purchasing Department is located on the third floor:

Achievement Service Center
1606 Brady Street
Davenport, IA 52803

Purchasing Manager:   

Dawn Kimmel

Office Phone (563) 336-5049

Mobile Phone (563) 343-1638

The Warehouse is located at:

Warehouse
1008 W. Kimberly Road
Davenport, IA 52806

Warehouse Manager:  M Wells, (563) 336-7843

MEET THE REST OF THE PURCHASING AND WAREHOUSE STAFF

Purchasing Personnel

OFFICE HOURS

Purchasing and Warehouse  hours of operation are from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. local time, Monday through Friday with the exception of legal holidays.

ARE YOU A VENDOR INTERESTED IN DOING BUSINESS WITH DAVENPORT SCHOOLS?

 Here are a few things you need to know:

PURCHASING POLICIES

Our Board of Directors and the laws of the State of Iowa guide the purchasing policies for the Davenport Community School District. It is the policy of the school district to:

1)  Conduct all purchasing in accordance with Federal and State laws and in compliance with the policies of the Davenport Community School District.

2)  Award of the contract: The contract will generally be awarded on the basis of the lowest responsible bid and bidder, taking into consideration the price, quality, delivery and ability, past work history, and any other factors the District determines to be relevant. The decision to award the Contract shall be final. Our Board of Directors reserves the right to reject any and all bids if it is in the best interest of the School District.

3)  Provide all qualified vendors the right and the opportunity to sell their products and services to the Davenport Community School District.

4)  Treat all responsible vendors equally and fairly.

5)  Maintain the integrity of the purchasing process and protect the public interest.

TAXES

The District is exempt from all Federal, State of Iowa and other States taxes on the purchase of materials and/or services purchased or rented to complete their contract.  If you need tax exempt certificates or help with this, please feel free to contact Dawn Kimmel, Purchasing Manager.

To view the most current bid opportunities:

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VENDOR INFORMATION DISCLOSURE FORM: Vendor Disclosure

 

Are you a Davenport Schools Staff member?

Here are some things that we are working on for the 2018 School Year:

AMAZON for business accounts for our buildings

Online Stock Ordering for our buildings

DON’T FORGET TO USE OUR COPY CENTER FACILITY

Lowest copy prices to date and we have many upgrades on the way to better serve your needs.

As of October 2017 we are working to update our policies and procedures to better help you with your procurement needs.  Look for our new manual to come out very soon.

We are also working on our web page and will continue to add items daily.  In the mean time, if you have questions/concerns please feel free to contact us and we will be glad to help you.