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    The procedure for processing purchase requests is determined by the estimated expenditure as shown below:

    • Less than $2,000  One (1) current price quote is obtained by the requesting Department.
    • $2,000-$4,999  Three (3) price quotes are obtained by the requesting Department.
    • $5,000-$49,999  Purchasing solicits formal written quotes.
    • $50,000 and Over  Purchasing solicits formal bids or proposals; legal notice requirements apply.
    • Purchases of $25,000 or more must have Board approval.

    Vendor's interested in doing business with Collin will find bid opportunities posted on the college district’s website by clicking on the "View Bid Opportunities" link at the top of this page.

    Collin College utilizes this website and the McKinney Courier Gazette (www.courier-gazette.com) for notification of bid opportunities. These are the only forms of notification authorized by the College District, other than direct distribution from a Collin Purchasing staff member. Collin shall not be responsible for receipt of notification and information received from any other source other than those listed. It shall be the vendor’s responsibility to verify the validity of all bid information received by sources other than those listed.

    "Collin encourages participation in the solicitation process by small, minority and female-owned businesses. Collin does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or veteran status."

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