Power4Schools Electricity Information and Update
You have always received phone calls about purchasing electricity from another entity rather than using Power4Schools.  More recently, the number of calls has likely increased. Unfortunately, there is no good way to prevent the calls from other parties. Power4Schools (P4S) understands that these entities are pitching the idea that there is huge savings available if you use them rather than P4S. So let’s review some facts. Read More.

Legal Notices

August 11, 2017

Notice to Bidders
AEPA IFB#018

Sealed Bids will be received by the Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies (AEPA) on behalf of the members of META Solutions, Ohio’s Mid-Eastern Regional Educational Services Agency, Ohio Schools Council, Southwestern Ohio Educational Purchasing Council, Stark Co. Schools Council of Governments and Unified Purchasing Cooperative which compose the Ohio Council of Educational Purchasing Consortia (OCEPC) and are members of the Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies (AEPA) until:

1:30 p.m. EST, Monday, October 9, 2017

For Catalog Bids: 018-A Technology Catalog; 018-B LED Lighting; 018-C Athletic Equipment and Supplies;  018-D Furniture; and 018-E Maintenance, Repair & Operations (MRO). 

Each bid package consists of multiple parts:

                Part A –Terms and Conditions

                Part B – Specifications

                Part C – Member Agency (State) Terms and Conditions              

                Bid Proposal Checklist

                Forms A – F

All bids shall be submitted online via Public Purchase by the due date and time listed above. Note that Bidders must be able to provide their proposed products and services in up to 26 states including California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

AEPA bid documents can be downloaded after registering, at no cost, on Public Purchase at www.publicpurchase.com.  AEPA and/or the respective Member Agencies reserve the right to reject any or all bids in whole or in part; to waive any formalities or irregularities in any bids, and to accept the bids, which in its discretion, within state law, are for the best interest of any of the AEPA Member Agencies and/or their Participating Entities. Bids will be opened and an opening record will be posted to Public Purchase.  Bids will be publicly opened at 1:30 PM EST on October 9, 2017, at Oakland Schools, 2111 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI.

Southwestern Ohio Educational Purchasing Council
Stephanie Zinger, Fiscal Officer
PD: 08/24/17 & 08/31/17