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Procurement Methods
Centralized State Contracts with the Office of General Services (OGS) Small Business; New York State Certified M/WBE's (Minority/Women Owned Business')

IFB = Invitation for Bid
Awarded on the basis of lowest price and responsible Offerer
Written documentation of how the winning bid was selected

RFP = Request for Proposal
Highly complex procurements
Competitive procurements where comparative evaluation of proposals is necessary
Written documentation of evaluation process, criteria and determination of basis of award

Sole Source = only one vendor can provide the commodities or services required

Single Source = two or more vendors can supply the commodity or service required, but the Campus selects one vendor over the other based on a specific rationale.

Emergency purchases = an unanticipated, sudden and unexpected occurrence beyond the control of the College which threatens (1) the life, health, safety of welfare of any person, or (2) the continued public use or function of property of New York State.
Written explanation of the emergency must be signed by the President or Vice President for Business & Finance


Preferred Sources:
NYS Industries for the Disabled
NYS Industries for the Blind
OGS NYS Contracts


Ann Kochersberger
Purchasing Associate
(607) 746-4502
(607) 746-4515 (fax)

Cheryl Dietzman
Purchasing & Accounts Payable
(607) 746-4501
(607) 746-4515 (fax)

John Villanti
Contracts Coordinator
(607) 746-4620
(607) 746-4515 (fax)

Last Updated: 9/21/09