The Purchasing Division is responsible for procurement of goods and services on behalf of the City of Everett as governed by the City Council. Purchasing strives to maintain the quality and integrity of the city’s purchasing system and maximize the purchasing value of the City of Everett’s dollars.

In addition, Purchasing works to assure fair and equitable treatment to all who do business with the city. Purchasing also handles the city’s surplus items through auction or recycling in accordance with state law and City Charter.

Purchasing Policy


Purchasing is responsible for the disposition of surplus vehicles and other equipment owned by the City of Everett. These items are regularly sold online through Public Surplus.