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General Services

As part of the City of Santa Barbara's response to COVID-19, the public counter at the Purchasing Office, located at 310 E. Ortega Street, is now closed.  Meetings can be made by appointment only by contacting Purchasing at 805-564-5349 or Purchasing@SantaBarbaraCA.gov.


The General Services/Purchasing Office is located at 310 East Ortega Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. 

OFFICE HOURS: Monday - Thursday, 7:00 am to 4:30 pm; Non-Flex Friday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm. 

The General Services Division consists of three programs:

Purchasing

  • Prepare Quick Quote, Bid and Proposal packages, advertise and solicit for competitive bids to supply goods equipment, materials and services to meet the City’s needs.
  • Utilize State contracts for cooperative purchases when State goods and materials meet department specifications and needs.
  • Issue purchase orders to the lowest responsible bidder.
  • Resolve bid protests.
  • Maintain Bidders List.

For more information, contact:

Bill Hornung
General Services Manager
(805) 564-5350
(805) 897-1977 Fax
bhornung@santabarbaraca.gov

Central Warehouse

  • Routinely review warehouse stock for quantity re-order levels and adjust as appropriate on approximately 1,400 items.
  • Dispose of surplus City property.
  • Issue and receive stock.

For more information, contact:

Bill Hornung
General Services Manager
(805) 564-5350
(805) 897-1977 Fax
bhornung@santabarbaraca.gov

Mail Courier Services

  • Collect the City’s United States Postal Service (U.S.P.S.) mail from the U.S. Post Office twice daily.
  • Provide interoffice mail courier service to City offices and selected outside agencies.
  • Collect, sort and prepare for pick-up by contract mail service vendor and all city U.S.P.S. Mail.

For more information, contact:

Bill Hornung
General Services Manager
(805) 564-5350
(805) 897-1977 Fax
bhornung@santabarbaraca.gov

Last Updated: Jul 17, 2020
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