Small purchases not exceeding two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500.00) may be accomplished without securing competitive quotations if the prices are considered reasonable. No Purchase order is required for purchases under $2,500.
Purchases over $2,500 to $10,000
Solicitation of written quotes from a minimum of three qualified sources of supply must be made and documentation of the quotes to the purchase requisition to the purchase requisition for a small purchase over two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500) but not in excess of ten thousand dollars ($10,000). The award shall be made to the lowest responsive and responsible source. A district purchase order is required for any/all purchases over $2,500.
Purchases over $10,000 up to $50,000
Written solicitation of written quotes, bids, or proposals must be made for a small purchase over ten thousand dollars $10,000 but not in excess of fifty thousand dollars $50,000. The procurement shall be advertised at least once in South Carolina Business Opportunities or a newspaper of general circulation in the district. The award shall be made to the lowest responsive and responsible source. A district purchase order is required for any/all purchases within these purchase amounts. This needs to be advertised and formally quoted by the Purchasing Department.
Purchases over $50,000
These are considered a formal bid or Request for Proposal (RFP) and must be handled with assistance from Purchasing Services by calling 886-4423.
The School District of Oconee County has no qualifying district property that is available for transfer to governmental subdivisions or state agencies or for sale or lease.
The School District of Oconee County surplus items will be listed on the auction site GovDeals.com.
Auctions will take place as needed if the district has surplus items to sell and typically run for two weeks. Items listed by the district can be found by entering "Oconee County School District, SC" in the "search auctions" field. Click on the item for details and pictures. Additional questions can be submitted on the listing.