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Procurement - Procurement by Noncompetitive Proposals

Procurement by Noncompetitive Proposals (Sole Source)

  • Noncompetitive procurement may only be used when one or more of the following circumstances apply:
    • The item is available only from a single source;
    • The public exigency or emergency for the requirement will not permit a delay resulting from competitive solicitation;
    • The CDE Office of School Nutrition expressly authorizes noncompetitive proposals in response to a written request from the SFA.
    • After solicitation of a number of sources, competition is determined inadequate.