State Agency Resources for Conducting Your Own Procurement

Tue, 2014-06-24 14:43 -- slafayette

Competitive Bidding

For agencies that are customers of the BSC, the Purchasing Service Line provides assistance with issuing IFBs for one-time purchases.  Visit the BSC website for more information today.

Discretionary Purchases

All discretionary purchases of $50,000 or more must be advertised in the New York State Contract Reporter.  There are a few other things to keep in mind when making discretionary purchases as a state agency :

  • Most agencies have a threshold of $50,000.
  • When purchases are made from MWBE certified businesses or when purchasing recycled or manufactured technology or commodities, the threshold increases to $200,000.
  • The threshold also increase to $200,000 for food commodities that are grown, produced, or harvested in New York State.

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