Process for Contracting Non-Professional Services


First, check State Contracts for services needed.

On State Contract
NOT on State Contract
Obtain services from the State contract supplier.
Is the total purchase below $25,000?
Yes
No
Contract for services on the open market. Use as much competition as possible.

Agency issues contract

Agency posts contract on OpenSD per SDCL 1-27-46
Is the service exempt from procurement requirements?
Yes
No
Contract for services on the open market.

Agency issues contract

Agency posts contract on OpenSD per SDCL 1-27-46
Is this a "sole source" purchase?
Yes
No
Document sole source justification and maintain in the contract file.

Agency Issues Contract.

Agency posts contract on OpenSD per SDCL 1-27-46
Is this an emergency requirement?
Yes
No
Document emergency justification and maintain in the contract file.

Agency Issues Contract.

Agency posts contract on OpenSD per SDCL 1-27-46