Official website for the City of Aurora, Illinois. Mayor Robert J. O'Connor

What Does the City of Aurora Purchase?

The Purchasing Division of the Finance Department buys or contracts for the provision of supplies, services and equipment for the operation and maintenance of all city departments and their facilities.

To help you better understand the types of goods and services we purchase, the following is a list of the city’s general categories of expenditures:

  • Asphalt
  • Audio-Visual Equipment & Supplies
  • Automotive Supplies
  • Batteries
  • Building Maintenance Products
  • Chemicals
  • Computers & Equipment
  • Computer Supplies
  • Concrete Renovation & Repair
  • Consultants (various)
  • Drafting & Engineering Supplies
  • Electrical Supplies
  • Equipment Rentals
  • Fire Department Equipment & Supplies
  • Forestry Supplies
  • Hardware Items
  • Janitorial Supplies
  • Landscaping Maintenance Service
  • Liquid Chlorine
  • Office Equipment
  • Office Furniture
  • Petroleum Products
  • Photographic Supplies
  • Police Supplies
  • Public Works Equipment
  • Safety Products
  • Sidewalk & Street Supplies
  • Tools and Equipment
  • Tree Service
  • Uniforms
  • Vehicles
  • Water Department Supplies.