regarding Xerox Scam:
Please be aware a Company named “Superior Office Products” out of Los Angeles, California has been contacting campuses stating to place an order with them for Xerox Supplies. Please do not respond to their correspondence. All of our Xerox copiers have a full service contract that includes supplies. If you do receive a fax please place “VOID” and fax back to company. Note example
Warning Regarding Product Push Scam:
Please be aware a Company named "Industrial Chem. Labs & Services Inc" out of Deer Park, NY has been contacting campuses asking them to place an order for cleaning supplies. Please do not respond to their call. All BISD orders must include a Purchase Order from Purchasing.
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Purchase Order Cut-Off Procedures
Information that needs to be included on PR'S.
The Purchasing Department has implemented a Quarterly Bid Calendar beginning February of 2005, for all established annual bids and proposals. The fiscal year quarters will be for the months of November, February, May, and August of each calendar year.
We will make this calendar available on our web site at the beginning of each quarter and will be updated, as necessary throughout the fiscal year. We invite our vendors to visit this new site to keep up to date on our District’s annual bids.
*Any single, budgeted purchase of good or service that costs $25,000 or more, which is not acquired using one of the procurement methods outlined in Education Code 44.031, including the exemptions of produce or vehicle fuel, shall require Board approval before a transaction may take place. BOARD POLICY CH (LOCAL)
The following schedule will apply to purchases below $25,000.00:
$1,000.00-$ 9,999.99 Three verbal quotes
$10,000.00-$24,999.99 Three written quotes