07 NCAC 01A .0403 PURCHASE OF ITEMS
In the purchase of items, whether on contract or not, the Department's purchasing office bases its choice of vendors on:
(1) lowest price quoted;
(2) proximity of vendor's business to the Department and delivery time;
(3) satisfactory outcome of previous dealings, if any; and
(4) other factors deemed pertinent and reasonable.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143B‑10;
Eff. February 1, 1976;
Readopted Eff. December 1, 1977;
Amended Eff. June 1, 1989;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 22, 2017.