Doing Business With Richland Two
Richland Two's Procurement Code, adopted in 2006, must be strictly adhered to in the procurement of all equipment, supplies, materials and services. Please take a moment to review the Procurement Code.
All purchases (equipment, supplies, services) must be initiated by the appropriate school/department with the input of a requisition and must be duly approved prior to any order made.
VENDORS ARE ONLY ADDED UPON THE REQUEST OF THE APPROPRIATE SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT.
A purchase order must be generated by Procurement prior to the order of and receipt of any equipment, supplies or services by any school/department. Individuals shall not commit any district funds prior to the issuance of a valid purchase order.
Pending orders of equipment, supplies, materials, and services must adhere to guidelines as stated the Richland Two’s Procurement Code. Means of procuring products/services are as follows:
- Purchases $0.00 - $2,500.00: Considered “price fair and reasonable”. Schools/Departments shall seek the best price at the best value from potential providers for products/services required.
- Purchases $2,500.00-$10,000.00: Minimum of three(3) quotes (oral or written) must be obtained from potential providers. Order shall be placed with the potential provider that offers the best price for the best value. School/Department must sign and date quote sheet.
- Purchases $10,000.01-$50,000.00: Must be publicly advertised and quote(s) received. Quotes must have authorized signature of provider submitting quote.
- Purchases $50,000.01 and above: Must be publicly advertised. Procurement must prepare a Request for Proposal or an Invitation to Bid before awarding to a particular potential provider.