Monday, August 12, 2013

CONGRATULATIONS! - Burbank Recognized With Award

Achievement of Excellence In Procurement Award a First for City

    BURBANK, Calif. (July 24, 2013) – The City of Burbank has been awarded the prestigious Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award by the National Procurement Institute for 2013. The award recognizes public agencies and non-profit organizations for best practices and organizational excellence when obtaining goods and services.

    “I'm proud of the staff and the efforts that they've taken to achieve this award” said Jennifer Becker, Deputy Financial Services Director for the City of Burbank. “Purchasing Manager, Paul Herman and his staff have worked a number of years to continually enhance our ability to offer a fair and competitive bid process and as a result receive maximum value for our tax dollars. This award reflects all of that hard work.”

    Burbank was recognized among 179 other awardees for 2013 who met the criteria for this annual award. Agencies receiving the award demonstrate excellence in the areas of innovation, professionalism, productivity, leadership and utilization of online bidding processes.

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    Mike Gatto is the Chairman of the Appropriations Committee in the California State Assembly.  He represents Burbank, Glendale, La Cañada Flintridge, La Crescenta, Montrose, and the Los Angeles neighborhoods of Atwater Village, East Hollywood, Franklin Hills, Hollywood Hills, Los Feliz, and Silver Lake.

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