[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Upper Burrell as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Purchase Contracts
[Adopted 8-1-1988 by Ord. No. 4-1988]
The Board of Supervisors of Upper Burrell Township requests authorization from the Pennsylvania Department of General Services to participate in the purchase contracts entered into by the Department and further agree to be bound by such terms and conditions as the Department may enact which shall include, but are not limited to, the following.
Orders will be placed by the Township directly with the awarded cooperating vendor, referring to the contract, commodity number, contract period, unit price, and price extensions.
A copy of all purchase orders will be forwarded to the Cooperative Purchasing Office of the Pennsylvania Department of General Services for statistical purposes.
It is understood that the Township of Upper Burrell will be billed directly by the vendor and will be directly responsible for payment of said bills. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania assumes no obligation for payment of such bills.
The Township of Upper Burrell will be directly responsible for vendors compliance with all the conditions of delivery and quality established by the Pennsylvania Department of General Services.
It is understood that the Township of Upper Burrell will be exempt from existing statutory requirements governing competitive bidding and execution of contracts with respect to purchases of materials, supplies, and equipment made pursuant to this article.