Purchasing

Purchasing

The purchasing department handles the procurement of commodities, equipment and services required to satisfy the needs of the district at the best value for the state while conforming to ethical business practices. It involves planning, organizing, coordinating, and preparing bid specifications; preparing procurement documents; and maintaining records of items purchased, received, and issued using state and district guidelines, rules, polices and laws.

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Written notice to purchaser.

Texas state tax exempt (Government- Educational-State).

Goes to the bidder offering the best value for the state while conforming to specifications.

Price, specifications, vendor history and performance and HUB Status (if applicable).

State Contracts, Centralize Master Bidder’s List (CMBL), Historically Underutilized Business (HUB), internet sites, vendor catalogs, requestor recommendations and past purchases.

Core of the RFP; it outlines specific deliverables and performance requirements and it must be clear, complete and logical.

Contact information, dates, total cost, contract/bid specifications outlined, expected outcome measures, performance requirement.

Windham School District – Education Warehouse; 804 Bldg. A @ FM 2821 West; Huntsville, TX 77320.

Windham School District – Purchasing Dept; PO Box 40; Huntsville, TX 77342.

Monday – Friday 7:00 am – 2:30 pm (with the exception of holidays and bad weather).

W9 ; phone and fax number; agreement to accept PO with 30 day net pay; preferred method of receiving PO; freight charge (if applicable); minimum PO amount; HUB status (if applicable).

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