If you are a state agency , a public authority, a public benefit corporation, a local government or municipality, a public school, or a nonprofit or volunteer organization (such as ambulance organizations, fire companies, and public libraries) you are eligible to use OGS centralized statewide contracts. They are divided into three types: commodity, service, and technology contracts.
- Commodity contracts include fuel, vehicles, office supplies, and food.
- Elevator maintenance is an example of service contracts.
- Technology contracts include hardware, software, telecommunications, and IT services.
Understanding How to Use Centralized Contracts
All centralized contracts and related information are provided in the Procurement Services Contract Portal. For local governments and other government organizations including schools and public authorities, who want to use OGS centralized contracts , no additional paperwork beyond your purchase order is needed. If you don’t have an authorized user identification number we ask that you complete a simple eligibility application. This will provide assurances to companies that you are eligible to use state contracts.