Purchases of less than $10,000 do not need to be bid and they can be handled by the department through:

Purchases between $10,000 and $49,999.99:

Purchases of $50,000 and higher:

Sole Source Justification/Non-Competitive Justification

If you can’t find what you need through one of those processes described above and you feel that only one source can provide this, you must justify why this item can’t be bid through the Non-Competitive Justification (NCJ) process. It is usually easier and faster to just bid the item than completing the NCJ process.

Refer to Fiscal Policy before submitting information to the Office of Purchasing. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION may be obtained be contacting the Purchasing Department at (731) 881-7815.