Smith County was one of only eight counties in Texas and one of 48 counties in the United States and Canada to receive an award from the National Procurement Institute.
The Smith County Purchasing Department earned the 2016 Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award. The continuously evolving criteria to receive the award measures state-of-the-art best practices.
“To me, this recognition means that this department is continually striving for excellence,” Smith County Purchasing Director Kim Gould said. “We are honored to be one of only eight counties in Texas to receive this prestigious award.”