Small Purchase Guidance

The Small Purchase option allows Owners to utilize lump sumps of designated money for the purchasing of services or items independently of the Contractor.  These service or items are to be identified early on in the project development, most commonly prior to the contract's being awarded.  The services or items being purchased must be critical to the operation and efficacy of the Owner's system.  Final approval by FED Project Manager is required for of all Small Purchases.

Requirements

  • 3 competitive bids
  • Critical to water or wastewater system operation
  • Integrally connected to the system (i.e. cannot be purchased and stored for future use)

Forms and Checklists

FED-Construction-AIS

FED-Construction-Davis-Bacon and Related Acts

FED-Construction-Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

FED-Construction-NEPA Requirements

FED-Construction-Project Signage

FED-Construction-Single Audit Requirements

FED-Construction-Small Purchases

Agency of Natural Resources
Department of Environmental Conservation
Facilities Engineering Division

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