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The Hazardous Waste Management Contract User Group was formed to coordinate the ideas and requirements of state agencies and political subdivisions in developing and evaluating the Hazardous Waste Management Request for Proposal, and then managing the resulting contract. The Hazardous Waste Management Contract User Group meets on an as-needed basis and is comprised of a cross section of state agencies and political subdivisions including:

  • Department of Transportation
  • Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
  • University of Minnesota
  • Dakota County
  • Hennepin County
  • Sherburne County

For more information, contact Gloria O'Connell Sonnen at 651.201.2443 or email


The Furniture User Group meets as necessary. This group discusses such items as vendor performance, product specifications and applications, potential items for contracts, product performance and whether any items are available for inter-agency transfer.

If you have any questions regarding this Furniture User Group please contact Lea Halverson at 651.201.2444 or email


The Conference Planners Group meets on a monthly basis. This group discusses such items as terms and conditions, how to determine agency needs, policy and procedures and issues that come up that may be unique to this type of purchasing.

If you have any questions regarding this Conference Planners Group or would like to join or receive e-mails about the meetings, please contact Lea Halverson at 651.201.2444 or e-mail


This informational group is comprised of designated representatives from each state agency and is administered by the Office of State Procurement. The group is designed to disseminate information on state policy, procedures, and laws related to contracting and to resolve contracting issues presented by its members. The group meets monthly. The Office of State Procurement is responsible for assembling the agenda.

For more information, contact Rachel Dougherty at 651.201.3115 or email


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