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    A Florida Purchasing Cooperative with 
    National Buying Power

    For Florida Schools, Colleges, Cities, Counties, Non-Profit Organizations, and All Other Eligible Governmental Entities

    A Member of AEPA

    Contact Information:
    Larche Hardy
    Coordinator of Cooperative Purchasing
    (850) 638-6131 Ext. 2256 - larche.hardy@paec.org

    Judy Hall,
    Program Assistant
    (850) 638-6131 Ext. 2231 - judy.hall@paec.org

    Florida Buy works with The Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies, to leverage the combined purchasing power of 28 states to deliver outstanding pricing on a wide Assortment of products and services.

    Nationally Bid, Locally Awarded through the Washington County, Florida School District.

    To access vendor information and bid documents, please register above:

    The Florida Buy Marketplace is a free service of the Panhandle Area Educational Consortium designed to give users quick access to thousands of awarded catalog items on office, custodial, shop, and school supplies in an “Amazon like” format and pay with an easy check out utilizing purchase orders or P-Cards.

    You can also access bid documents and other important information to ensure that your purchases are safe, secure, and compliant with Florida purchasing requirements.

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    Meets K-20 Purchasing Requirements

    The PAEC “Florida Buy” program is recognized by the Florida Legislature as a purchasing option under the new 2016 law, FS. 1010.04 (1)(b), requiring the use of “state term contracts” (DMS) for purchases of non-instructional products or services. It also states “Each district school board may also use the cooperative state purchasing programs managed through regional consortium service organizations pursuant to their authority under

    FS. 1001.451 (3).”

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