Department of Management Services

Open Government

The Department of Management Services is committed to assisting the public in its right to inspect and obtain copies of agency records pursuant to the Public Records Act, Chapter 119, F.S. DMS strives to provide the highest level of customer service, for the best value, in an open, transparent setting.

Public Records Request Policies and Procedures (Adobe PDF Document 383.13 KB) 

Florida Fiscal Portal - This website will provide the following information about the DMS budget.

  • Agency Legislative Budget Request - To plan for the next fiscal year, each agency submits a proposed budget to the Florida State Legislature. State legislators use these requests to draft and approve a budget each year (in fact, it's the only bill they are required by law to approve each session).
  • Agency Long Range Program Plan - To plan for future years, each agency submits a Long Range Program Plan to the Florida State Legislature. The plan can be viewed on the Florida Fiscal Portal.

State Contracts and Agreements - Learn about state term contracts and alternate contract sources procured by Division of State Purchasing for use by state agencies and eligible users.


Public Records

Need to make a public records request? Under the Freedom of Information Act, Florida Statutes 119.01 (1) "It is the policy of this state that all state, county and municipal records shall be open for personal inspection by any person." If you would like to request a public record, use the following list and keywords to locate the best contact.

Media-related - members of the media who need public records as part of a news story, all topics
Communications Office
4050 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0950

Human Resource Management - state HR policies and information; compensation, classification and employment-related issues
Shondrea Thomas
4050 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0950

People First - requests dealing with the online HR system 
Tommy Wagner
4050 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0950

Retirement - Florida Retirement System (FRS) Pension Plan retirement eligibility for service retirement, disability retirement and the Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP); benefit payments to retired members; death benefits
Note: Requests about the FRS' investments should be directed to the State Board of Administration:
Tamara Austin
P.O. Box 9000
Tallahassee, FL 32315-9000

State Group Insurance or DSGI - open enrollment, health and life insurance benefits for state employees and retirees
Toletha Sylvester
4050 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0950

State Purchasing - state contracts and agreements, state purchasing administrative rules, policies, and procedures
Daniel May
4050 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0950

MyFloridaMarketPlace (MFMP) - online procurement system, vendor bid system, vendor registration system, transaction fees
Betsy Chance
4050 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0950 

Real Estate Development and Management - leasing, construction, facilities, capitol and governor's mansion, maintenance and grounds
Brandy Hedges
4050 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0950

Office of Supplier Diversity (OSD) - woman-, veteran-, and minority-owned businesses
Donna Williams
4050 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0950

Fleet Management (state-owned vehicles) and Federal Property Assistance
Kelley Boree
4050 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0950

Telecommunications, Information Technology (IT) Services, CITS - technology, MyFloridaNet, SUNCOM and MyFlorida Web portal
Jonathan Rakestraw
4030 Esplanade Way, Suite 180P
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0950

Overall - Can't find what you are looking in the keywords above? Contact our General Counsel's Office for general public records requests.
Sean Gellis
Office of the General Counsel
4050 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0950