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Mission Statement:
Edena Atmore,
Finance Director

Tayo Sokale, CPPO, CPCM
Purchasing Manager

211 E. Pleasant Run Rd.
DeSoto, TX  75115

Ph: 972.230.9685
Fax: 972.230.5823

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The mission of the Purchasing Department is to facilitate best practices and achieve economies of scale in the procurement of goods and services necessary for the effective and efficient operation of the City and to ensure that such goods and services represents best value, quality service, and timely delivery and that all funding sources for such goods and services are expended within the regulations and guidelines mandated by the State of Texas and the City.


The Purchasing office is responsible for purchasing city equipment and supplies as well as bidding services required for city projects. It is the responsibility of the Purchasing Department to maintain and ensure compliance with regulatory guidelines and internal control procedures, to conduct business with the highest level of customer service, ethical standards, fairness, and transparency, while welcoming qualified, responsible, diverse and “green” vendors.

The City of DeSoto is utilizing for solicitation announcements and information. By registering with Public Purchase, your firm is guaranteed to receive all City of DeSoto bids/proposals announcement and addenda (for only the commodities for which you have registered with Public Purchase.)