Under the guidance of the Sheriff, the Purchasing Division is directed by the Accounts Manager who is assisted by one (1) Financial Assistant.
The Purchasing Division is responsible for all purchases made for the Sheriff’s Office. The purchases are based upon allocations approved through the Hamilton County Commission and Administrative processes. Purchases are made up of funds received through the tax base of Hamilton County and when available, Grant funds from several Federal and State programs.
Functions include purchasing of goods and services, control of expenditures and payments. In addition this division is responsible for grant reporting of purchases, deposit of revenue from various sources and other general accounting functions as required.
For Fiscal Year 2016-2017, the budget for the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office is approximately $33.5M. The Purchasing Division is responsible for all expenditures and to ensure that the purchases meet the needs of the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office and are in the best interest of the citizens of Hamilton County.
600 Market Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone: (423) 209-7031
Fax: (423) 209-7037