All purchases of goods and services, including contracts for construction or maintenance, shall be in accordance with state statutes.
When bidding procedures are used, bids will be advertised appropriately. Suppliers will be invited to have their names placed on mailing lists to receive invitations to bid. When specifications are prepared, they will be mailed to all merchants and firms who have indicated an interest in bidding.
All quotes will be submitted with requisitions, addressed to the Chief Procurement Officer for the schools and plainly marked.
The Chief Procurement Officer may reject any or all quotes. The Chief Procurement Officer for the schools shall accept the bid that appears to be in the best interest of the school system in accordance with applicable statutes.