Board of Directors Regular Meeting Agenda


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Meeting Date: 02/20/2020  

SUBJECT MATTER:
Receive, consider and act upon an Interlocal Agreement with Region 6 Education Service Center regarding membership in the Educational Purchasing Interlocal Cooperative (EPIC6) (C-2020-0026); 
FISCAL IMPACT:
None
BACKGROUND:
The Educational Purchasing Interlocal Cooperative (EPIC6) is a nation-wide purchasing cooperative that offers its membership access to competitively procured purchasing contracts.  EPIC6 is housed and managed by the Region 6 Education Service Center located in Huntsville, Texas.

Membership in a purchasing cooperative such as EPIC6 offers many benefits including:
  • Access to competitively procured contracts with quality vendors
  • Access to pricing based on a state-wide high profile contract
  • Opportunities for greater efficiency and economy in acquiring goods and services

An executed Interlocal Agreement with Region 6 Education Service Center is required to participate in EPIC6.  The agreement is attached for the Board's review.  Either party may terminate the agreement without cause with sixty (60) days prior written notice.  No fee is required to initiate or maintain participation in the program.
RECOMMENDATION:
Approve the Interlocal Agreement with Region 6 Education Service Center regarding participation in the Educational Purchasing Interlocal Cooperative (EPIC6) and authorize the President/General Manager to execute the Interlocal Agreement in connection therewith (Contract #C-2020-0026), as approved in final form by the Township Attorney.
Attachments
Interlocal Agreement with Region 6 Education Service Center


    

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