Use of Other Recognized Sources as Basis of Award FIN-PUR-5.2
Within reason, as determined by the purchasing agent, all known, interested, and qualified vendors for a given product or service shall be provided an opportunity to offer quotations.
Reason for Policy
Recognizing state and federal price agreements as documented justification for institutional purchases.
In instances where it is advantageous, developed contracts will be utilized and considered justification for awarding orders.
- State QPA Agreements
- Federal GSA Agreements
- Cooperative Contracts (E&I, University Hospitals, State Schools, CICPC, etc.)
- Institutional Contracts (Computers, Dealer Contracts, etc.)
This policy was established on February 18, 1992.