201 Carter Drive, Suite 200
West Chester, PA 19383
Purchasing and Contract Services supports West Chester University's roles of education, research and public service by acquiring and managing goods and services which provide the University the greatest value, use of best business practices, and by ensuring the University’s compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations. We are committed to providing exceptional service to all customers, clients and stakeholders, and to maintaining the public’s confidence in our stewardship of resources.
|Name & Email||Title||Phone|
|Jeff Baun||Director of Business Services||610-436-2705|
|Robert Malone||Manager of Purchasing||610-436-1019|
|Julie Martin||Assistant Purchasing Manager||610-436-1012|
|Graf Eggers||Purchasing Agent||610-436-2604|
|Dorothy Cureton||Purchasing Agent||610-436-2603|
|Loren Flynn||Purchasing Agent||610-436-3572|
HB2107 amends potions of the Procurement Code to require greater public access to procurement records. The revised bill requires that all requests for Sole Source and Emergency contracts must be posted for 7 calendar days prior to approval for public comments and also posted for 30 days following approval.
Please submit any comments or questions toTodd E. Murphy,
Interim Vice President for Finance and Administration, West Chester University, 201 Carter Drive, West Chester, PA 19383.
Searching Tip: To find 'Sole Source' or 'Emergency (EPO)' Bids, use the BID TYPE NAME filter.
A contract may be awarded for a construction item without the necessity of bidding when the Contracting Officer determines in writing that one of the following statutory conditions exists:
Officer determines that bidding is not appropriate under the circumstances, or
The contract is in the best interest of the Commonwealth.
Emergency Contracts are permissible when the Contracting Officer or his designee’s determines that there is a threat to public health, safety and welfare or circumstances outside the control of the University create an urgency of need which necessitates the suspension of normal bidding and review requirements. When possible 2 bids should be secured. These do not have to be in writing. However, written determination of the basis for the emergency and for the selection of the contractor must be included in the contract file and sent in the form of a certification when the contract is submitted for legal review after the work is completed
The following items are required for all Emergency Contracts: