Welcome to the City of Odessa Purchasing Department web site. It has been designed to give you a brief overview of our procurement responsibility, philosophy, and methods.

The purchasing departments function is to process all departmental requests for goods and or services that are required for daily operations and to exercise responsibility for their timely procurement and delivery. Requests are processed in a competitive environment where all suppliers and the representatives are treated in a fair and courteous manner.

Purchasing Organization:

  • Phillip J. Urrutia               Director of Purchasing
  • JoAnn Samaniego              Purchasing Manager
  • Melissa Valadez                 Buyer
  • Sonia Murillo                     Sr. Administrative Assistant
  • Ruben Rivas                      Warehouse Supervisor
  • Moises Alvarez                  Warehouse Assistant

    411 W 8th Street 
    Odessa, TX 79761 
    Phone: (432) 335-3253 
    Email: purchasing@odessa-tx.gov