Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - August 12, 2014
REVISED August 12, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #4

Achievement of Excellence in Procurement (AEP) Award


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Jim Seuffert, Director Financial Management, x3760

Melissa M. Wendel, CPPO, Purchasing Official, x3056

Action Requested
Award Acknowledgment

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Background Discussion
  • Manatee County Purchasing Division is committed to our community, our organization and profession and to high standards of professionalism, best practices and sound fiscal stewardship.
  • Over the past two years the Purchasing Division has been working diligently to improve our processes and procedures.
  • As a result of its efforts, Manatee County Purchasing Division has earned the prestigious 19th Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award (AEP) for 2014 from the National Procurement Institute (NPI). 
  • The AEP is awarded to public and non-profit organizations that demonstrate excellence in the areas of innovation, professionalism, productivity, e-procurement, and leadership.
  • This award demonstrates the dedication of the Purchasing Division staff to public procurement and to our client departments and taxpayers.
  • Manatee County is one of only eight counties in the State of Florida who has achieved this honor in 2014.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  AEP AWARD LETTER.pdf