Chapter 22. Purchasing
Section 22.1. Purchasing Guidelines
Sole Source: A vendor listed on a purchase requisition in the amount of $50,000 or greater that, as far as can be determined, cannot be purchased from any other source or would not be competitively price quoted or sent out for bid.
Items considered to be sole source must be accompanied by e-mail or a memo signed by the requisitioner. The memo or email must prove in detail the reason why the item(s) are being sole sourced. The Purchasing Department may solicit bids for the specific item from additional potential vendors, if they determine the proof is inadequate. The Purchasing Department may request further information from the requisitioner and may choose not to accept the sole source justification.
To request a sole source for an item, do the following:
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