• Section: 7.0 - Purchasing
    Subject: Special Information for Individual Schools
    Effective: July 1, 2005    Revised July 1, 2013

    The purpose of this section is to list categories of items which are exempt from quotation requirements and reinforce certain requirements relating to individual schools.

    Items exempt from Regular Quotation Requirements

    1. Items for resale, such as items purchased for:
          the school store
          fund raising projects
    2. Subscriptions and publications
    3. Orders that total less than $2,500
    4. Items that can only be purchased from a sole source
    5. Items that are perishable food products

    State Contract

    Any item to be purchased that is on state contract must be bought from the approved vendor who has the state contract for that item, unless the item can be purchased for a lesser amount from another source.  Competitive bidding requirements apply.