The Purchasing Department is responsible for reviewing purchase requisitions to assure compliance with state, UW System and UW-Extension policies and regulations. Purchasing also develops and/or edits bid specifications and prepares official sealed bids, bid waivers, sole source justifications and request for proposals. The department opens and evaluates bids prior to making awards and administers resulting contracts for compliance with the bid specifications. Duties also include maintaining the automated records on the SFS purchasing system.
Contracts to procure commodities and/or services on behalf of UW-Extension are approved and signed by the Purchasing Department.
Purchasing is responsible for UW-Extension's capital inventory. This includes updating computerized inventory records and coordinating the physical inventory process. Purchasing is also responsible for Extension's surplus property program, including the audit and approval of all surplus property disposal reports.
UW-Extension's motor vehicle fleet program is directed and administered by Purchasing. This includes the development of policies and procedures, interfacing with DOA and UW System on fleet related issues, and assuring that proper records are maintained on all campus owned or rented vehicles.
432 N. Lake Street, Room 104
Madison, WI 53706-1498
Department Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax: (608) 262-0163
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