Increasing the purchasing power of educational organizations.
ESD 112’s purchasing program manages competitive bids and proposals, and co-operative purchasing, including the DigitalEdge program, solicited on behalf of ESD 112 and eligible purchasers, such as K-12 public and private schools, colleges and universities, regional service agencies and state departments of education.
The purchasing mission of ESD112 is to increase the purchasing power of the eligible purchasers to facilitate very competitive pricing through a centralized procurement process.
DigitalEdge purchasing contracts provide a variety of solutions including educational technology, STEM/STEAM technology, wireless devices, and school safety equipment for purchasers in twelve western states.
Purchasing also manages public works bids for ESD 112 utilizing the small works roster and formal competitive bidding. For more information please click the Public Works header tab above.
As a political subdivision of the State of Washington, ESD 112 is subject to procurement requirements set forth under RCW 28A.335.190. Additionally, as a recipient of Federal funding, ESD 112 is subject to procurement provisions set forth under Uniform Grant Guidance found in 2 CFR 200.318-326.
Purchase decisions are to be executed to provide fair opportunity to vendors to do business with ESD 112 while achieving the overall goal of executing the most efficient use of funds for ESD 112. This chart provides a summary of current thresholds for various procurement solicitations.
Purchasing Contracts with ESD 112
ESD 112 operates a purchasing program under which competitive bids and proposals are solicited on behalf of school districts and other educational organizations. This program increases the purchasing power of eligible purchasers, therefore facilitating very competitive pricing from awarded bidders.
“Public work”, as defined by RCW 39.04-010, means all work, construction, alteration, repair, or improvement other than ordinary maintenance, executed at the cost of the state or of any municipality, or which is by law a lien or charge on any property therein. All public works, including maintenance when performed by contract shall comply with prevailing wage (see below). In lieu of other procedures to award contracts for such work, with an estimated cost of three hundred thousand dollars or less, the small works roster (see below) process may be used.
In accordance with Washington State RCW 39.04.010, RCW 39.12.010, RCW 39.12.020, and WAC 296-127, Contractors and Sub-Contractors shall be required to pay workers the Prevailing Wage rates prescribed by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries.
After award of Proposal, the successful Contractor shall prepare and file all forms relating to bonding, insurance, prevailing wages, and any other requirements of public works Contracts with ESD 112 and the state within required timeliness. The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries current schedule of Prevailing Wage Rates can be found on their website at:
This rate schedule applies to any work performed under this Proposal and is part of the Contract requirements. Please obtain Prevailing Wage forms from the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries. This will ensure that current Labor and Industries forms are utilized.
Public Works Rosters
In accordance with Chapter 39.04.155 RCW, Educational Service District No. 112 (ESD 112) is requesting firms interested in being placed on the ESD 112 Public Works Roster to complete and sign the application and mail, fax or email to:
Public Works Application and Contracts
Currently the Public Works Roster application is unavailable. Please refer back to this webpage for updates or contact Kim Glassett.
The Public Works Roster Contract for is currently unavailable. Please refer back to this webpage for updates or contact Kim Glassett.
Public Works Roster and Awards
Please click the following links to see the ESD 112 current roster(s) and awards:
(Rosters and awards are posted as available)
Public Works Roster
Public Works Roster (Small Works) Affidavit of Publication
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Request for Qualifications
In accordance with Chapter 39.80 RCW, Educational Service District No. 112 (ESD 112) maintains a Professional Engineering Services Roster. ESD 112 executes a public solicitation for this roster annually and also continues to accept submissions for professional Engineering Services from interested firms for consultation and support on a variety of capital projects and maintenance at any time throughout the year. ESD 112 invites firms interested in being placed on the ESD 112 Professional Engineering Services Roster to submit qualification information for consideration. The Engineering Services Roster RFQ document outlines the Scope of Work, Sumittal Requirements, etc.
Download RFQ Document – Updated January 2019
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