Local government purchasing and contracting update, statutory requirements and local policies

by Eileen Youens

Publisher: UNC School of Government in Chapel Hill, NC

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Edition Notes

StatementEileen Youens.
SeriesLocal government law bulletin -- no. 118
ContributionsUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. School of Government.
LC ClassificationsKFN7830.A1 L6 no. 118 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination17 p. :
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24015834M
LC Control Number2009416580

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Acquisitions. The Acquisitions team of the Office of State Procurement (OSP) supports the Commissioner of Administration's statutory responsibilities (Minnesota Statutes Ch. 16C) to provide leadership and service to government entities in the acquisition of products and services in a socially and environmentally responsible fashion. Revised in December , this FEMP document is an in-depth, step-by-step guide for incorporating efficiency requirements into solicitations. It covers a wide range of service and product solicitation types including information technology (IT) and electronics, appliances, lighting replacements, building renovation, design/build, operations and maintenance, food services, and laundry services. Procurement Services may establish a department-level contract if there is a purchasing need unique to a specific unit and either 1) the unit will be making repetitive purchases of a good and/or service from the same supplier over a period of time or 2) a contract is necessary to adequately define the goods and/or services to be provided. regulating procurement activities, contract management, and the resulting distribution of funds. The foremost objective of centralized purchasing is to abide by, uphold, and adhere to the Purchasing Policies and Procedures and to guard against the misuse or misinterpretation of the same. Administrative changes or.

Local Public Contracts Law. • Enroll now for the Local Procurement role in GovConnect. The Division of Local Government Services along with the State Purchase Bureau operates the GovConnect program which provides public purchasing agents from across the state valuable and timely information necessary to your needs.

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Local Government Purchasing and Contracting Update: Statutory Requirements and Local Policies Sunday, February 1, This bulletin provides an overview of the statutory requirements and procedures that currently apply to local government contracts in North Carolina and uses examples to show how local governments can statutory requirements and local policies book the application of.

Local Government Purchasing and Contracting Update: Statutory Requirements and Local Policies 5 • For building construction and repair contracts in the formal range, the local government and its contractors must make good faith efforts to solicit participation by historically underuti-lized businesses (HUBs) Local Government Purchasing and Contracting Update: Statutory Requirements and Local Policies 17 t ab L e 4.

b idding Laws and Local Policies: b uilding c onstruction and r epair c ontracts (“G.S.” stands for the North Carolina General Statutes. Refer to the statutes for explanations, details, and exceptions.) Contract amount: $0 $30, Local Government Purchasing and Contracting Update: Statutory Requirements and Local Policies 15 Contract amount: $0 $30, $90, Advertisement Board approval (G.S.

‑) G.S.— no ads required Local policies— may require specific method/timing of ads G.S.—. North Carolina Public Procurement Requirements: Purchase Contracts Source: Youens, Eileen, Local Government Purchasing and Contracting Update: Statutory Requirements and Local Policies, Local Government Law Bulletin #, UNC School of Government, February Refer to NC General Statute citation (“G.S.”) for specific details and Size: 2MB.

(e) If the competitive sealed bidding requirement applies to the contract for construction of a facility, as that term is defined by SectionGovernment Code, the contract must be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder or awarded under the method described by ChapterGovernment Code.

Processing Purchase Orders for CMAS Contract or other cooperative Purchases Purchase Order Requirements Preference Programs-Local. Our November edition of “Government Contracts Legislative and Regulatory Update” offers a summary of the relevant changes that took place during the month of October.

Local Government Best Practice Procurement Guidelines (PDF, MB) Local Government Best Practice Procurement guidelines (DOC, MB) The Local Government Act received Royal Assent on 24 March The new Local Government Act is the most ambitious reform to the local government sector in over 30 years.

"(a) (1) Any local agency subject to this chapter shall, in the procurement of architectural design services requiring an expenditure in excess of ten thousand dollars ($10,), include in any request for proposals for those services or invitations to bid from a prequalified list for a specific project a disclosure of any contract provision.


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In contract administration, the focus is on obtaining supplies and services, of requisite quality, on time, and within budget. While the legal requirements of the contract are determinative of the proper course of action of government officials in administering a contract, the exercise of skill and judgment is often.

Provides a description of legal requirements for North Carolina local government contracts in a question-and-answer format.

The appendix includes the text of the major statutes governing purchasing and contracting, as well as reprints of articles on the "piggybacking" exception and the "responsiveness" requirement in evaluating bids. Local Government Procurement (LGP) is a business arm of Local Government NSW (LGNSW), the membership association for all councils in NSW.

Established inLGP focuses on creating procurement efficiencies and building procurement expertise, saving councils significantly in time and dollars.

LGP provides more than just contracts. These references should be read in pari materia with the Local Public Contracts Law. It should be reviewed by contracting professionals and their legal advisors. Part Two is a reprint of N.J.A.C.its Appendices (including fillable forms), along with sections of N.J.A.C.

related to local government procurement practices. Acknowledgements. State and local governments spend billions of dollars each year purchasing commodities and professional and contractual services. This purchasing activity is on the rise, thanks to current trends toward privatization and outsourcing, the appeal of commercial activities as sources of revenue, and the transfer of federal responsibilities to state and local governments.

This tool helps local government officials in Washington State identify and understand their statutory legal requirements for purchasing and contracting. Your jurisdiction may have established its own, more stringent policies, so always consult your local policies and legal counsel.

GSA Contracts Local Government may now purchase from the following three (3) GSA Contracts only: 1. Schedule 70 - IT 2.

Law Enforcement –State Point of Contact (SPOC) New York State OGS. The SPOCs are responsible for receiving all orders from the state and local governments and for.

Many small businesses failed to take advantage of these government contracting and bidding opportunities, due to lack of understanding of the state and local government procurement processes.

Knowing how to market and sell to state and local government agencies will help you turn these government procurement opportunities into profitable. managing procurement of goods, works and services on behalf of the Government of Jamaica (GOJ), in accordance with its policy on Public Sector Procurement.

The statements and procedures contained in this Handbook reflect the basic intentions and. government contracting 3 Fundamentals – Season 1 @DHG_GovCon • Challenges of Contracting with the Federal Government (November ) -Completed • Contract Types and Associated Risks (December ) – Completed• Year -End Closing (January ) - Completed.

(2) "Local government" has the meaning assigned by SectionLocal Government Code. (3) "Multiple award contract" means an award of a contract for an indefinite amount of one or more similar goods or services from a vendor.

(4) "Schedule" means a list of multiple award contracts from which agencies may purchase goods and services. The Comptroller’s Statewide Procurement Division released the State of Texas Procurement and Contract Management guide is a complete rewrite of the State of Texas Procurement Manual and the State of Texas Contract Management Guide, which are merged into one document with the goal of providing a holistic approach to government procurement.

The State Procurement Code (AS ) establishes the statutory authority for the procurement and control of goods and services. The regulations adopted from the procurement code are found in the Alaska Administrative Code, Title 2, Chapter The Alaska Administrative Manual also contains procurement procedures and requirements.

Partial Set Asides, Reserves, and Multiple-Award Contracts (final rule expected in Sept.) – This rule incorporates statutory requirements discussed at sec of the Small Business Jobs Act of (15 U.S.C. (r)) and the SBA’s final rule at 78 FRdated October 2, The rule increases small business participation in Federal.

P&C’s mission is to provide for the effective and economical acquisition of goods and services for the state of North Carolina. To achieve its mission, P&C: Administers the Interactive Purchasing System (IPS).

Procurement solicitations from North Carolina state agencies, community colleges, universities, institutions, public school systems and some local government are available online.

State of Ohio Procurement Manual, Version Publication Date: March P a g e | 2 Ownership, Accessibility, and Revisions The Procurement Manual is owned by the DAS Office of Procurement Services (DAS OPS) and the most current version is publicly accessible at The manual will be reviewed and a new version will be released at least once.

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prescribed). Procurement has a broad end-to-end definition from needs identification to contracting and placing orders. It also includes procurement of goods and services (including construction) by or for an agency to either exercise statutory functions or pursuant to statutory powers of procurement.

In doing so, they could side-step competition and procurement rules normally associated with government contracting. The Federal Grant and Cooperative Agreement Act, passed inset out to guide government agencies in their use of Federal funds – particularly by defining the roles of contracts, cooperative agreements, and grants.State Contracts by the Numbers.

The independent review of contracts is a strong deterrent to waste, fraud and abuse in contracting. Comptroller DiNapoli issues these reports on the importance of the Comptroller’s independent contract oversight to prevent procurement abuses in New York State.Government-Wide Procurement Policy Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) - The Department of Defense (DoD), GSA, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) jointly issue the FAR for use by executive agencies in acquiring goods and services.