Cooperative Contracting Organizations
If King County does not have a contract, Agencies may "piggyback" any of these organizations' contracts
How to use a co-op contract
- Search by commodity to find an organization that has a contract you can use.
- Submit a Create Oracle Contract Agreement service request; identify the organization and contract number.
- We'll ask the supplier to sign off on King County's terms & conditions, and our insurance requirements. Then we'll create a King County CPA number for you to reference when you make purchases.
What is a co-op contract?
Cooperative ("co-op") contracts are contracts competitively bid by other organizations. They include language allowing other agencies to use, or "piggyback," on the contract.
Why use co-op contract?They offer an opportunity to save time and money because you're using an existing solicitation instead of advertising a new one. It takes weeks instead of months!
Think co-op contracts for...
Co-op contracts may not be appropriate for:
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