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Acquisitions

The Acquisitions section of the Materials Management Division (MMD) serves to support the Commissioner of Administration's statutory responsibilities (Minnesota Statutes Ch. 16C) to provide leadership and service to government entities in the acquisition of products and services in a socially and environmentally responsible fashion. Acquisitions is responsible for the efficient, timely and cost-effective delivery of products and services that will improve the quality and productivity of Minnesota government. Acquisitions has clientele that include state agencies, local units of government and acquisition professionals from other states.

IT Accessibility Standards
Effective September 1, 2010, all information technology procured or developed must adhere to the State of Minnesota Accessibility Standards and associated process. The standards can be found at: http://mn.gov/oet/images/Stnd_State_Accessibility.pdf.

Vendors providing customized and off the shelf technology are often asked to provide VPATs (voluntary product assessment templates) that self-identify the product's level of accessibility. For guidance on the VPAT processes, please visit MN.IT's Office of Accessibility page on IT procurement.

Attention State Agencies & Cooperative Purchasing Members:

Flood Emergency Resources
The Materials Management Division of the Department of Administration has many contracts currently in effect that could be a source of materials, equipment and services to assist governmental entities in a time of flood. These contracts provide eligible Cooperative Purchasing Venture members and state agencies the ability to order needed goods and services without having to solicit them as the state contacts have already been solicited. State agencies can order any dollar amount that is allowed by the contract release without being limited by their individual delegation of authority.

This list of contracts is not a complete list of state contracts. For your convenience, we are providing this list of State Contracts Available to Cooperative Purchasing Venture Members. For detailed information on any of our contracts, log in to the secure area of our website.

Welcome Municipalities:

Legislation passed in the 2009 Legislative Session encourages all municipalities defined in Minn. Stat. 471.345 to utilize the state's contracts available under the Cooperative Purchasing Venture. For your convenience, we are providing this list of State Contracts Available to Cooperative Purchasing Venture Members. The list is updated frequently.

 
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