ALL BID OPENINGS AND ACTIVE SOLICITATIONS HAVE BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA. THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT WILL POST NEW ADDENDUMS AND NOTIFICATIONS AS NECESSARY UPON THE RE-OPENING OF THE DISTRICT. THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE AND UNDERSTANDING.
The primary mission of the Purchasing Department is to provide all schools and departments with responsive customer service and to purchase the right product or service at the right time, from the best source, for the lowest and best possible price; and then to arrange for the safe and timely distribution to the requisitioner, as required in meeting School Board priorities.
Cone Of Silence During Competitive Selection Process
A cone of silence is hereby established for all competitive
selection processes including Invitations to Bids (ITB), Request for Quotes (RFQ), Request for Proposals
(RFP), Request for Qualifications (RFQu), and Invitations to Negotiate (ITN) for
the provision of goods and services. The cone of silence is designed to protect
the integrity of the procurement process by shielding it from undue influences
prior to the recommendation of contract award. This cone of silence shall be
imposed on these procurements after advertisement of same. See Board