Contracting for Goods & Services
All contracts/agreements between CPCC and a vendor must be sent to the CPCC Contract Administrator in the CPCC Procurement Department. The Contract Administrator will review the contract/agreement to ensure compliance with all state of NC Terms and Conditions.
The Procurement Department will initial approval and return the contract/agreement to the department. The department manager will sign the contract/agreement and obtain the vendor's signature. The department manager will return the fully signed contract/agreement to the Procurement Department for the file.
The CPCC Contract Administrator can be contacted at 4407 or firstname.lastname@example.org
All contracts/agreements must be reviewed and signed prior to any services being rendered or goods being ordered.
Methods of Purchase for Equipment, Materials and Services: Contact your buyer with any questions.
Available on established state term contract: Purchase in accordance with the established state contract terms
Not available on established state term contract and Total is not over $25,000: May be purchased locally by soliciting competitive quotations or bids, or purchase thru local term contracts.
When conditions warrant, local term contracts may be established by Procurement after bid solicitation.
Not available on established state term contract and Total is over $25,000: Bids are solicited by the State Division of Purchase and Contract.
Small dollar purchases (under $2,500 per item): May be purchased by purchase order, blanket purchase order or VISA p-card.
Note: All p-card guidelines apply to small dollar purchases. Regardless of dollar amount, P-card cannot be used to purchase equipment or computers. Equipment is defined as an item $1,000 or more (including freight, installation or warranties) and having a life expectancy of 2 or more years.
Construction: Under $500,000 purchase locally by competitive bidding. Over $500,000 must be sent to the State Construction office for approval.
Equipment rental and other contractual services: Purchase locally by soliciting proposals or bids.
Contracting Basics Click to view contracting basics from the state of NC. Included are the state definitions of sole source purchase, emergency purchase and pressing need purchase.
Community College - General Statutes Click to view NC statutes that govern CPCC Procurement, P-card, waiver of competition, etc.
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