Business Office

Affiliated departments and school


Procurement Act

Effective July 1, 2003 - Threshold Amounts Effective July 1, 2010

Prevailing Wages

Requirements

Prevailing wages statement now required for any printing contract Printing does not include photocopying done in the course of normal business activities or printed matter that is commonly available to the general public from a contractor's inventory (i.e. standard pre-printed forms).

Prevailing wages statement also required for other service contracts that exceed an expenditure of $2,000 or more or $200 or more per month, including: janitorial services, window cleaning services, and security services.

Department Considerations

On contracts for printing contracts that are under the dollar level delegated to the department (under $5,000) and handled directly by the department under such delegated authority, the department will have to advise supplier's of the prevailing wage requirement both in any request for quotation (whether written or verbal) and in any purchase order issued for printing services.

Additionally, the department will be required to incorporate in any written request for quotation and/or departmental purchase order (DPO) a copy of a current Prevailing Wages schedule as well as have this information available to provide to any potential supplier solicited by phone.

A copy of the Prevailing Wages schedule applicable to printing services as well as suggested wording to communicate this requirement will be provided to the department by the Purchasing Division prior to July 1st.

On purchases for printing services handled by the Purchasing Division, the appropriate Prevailing Wages statements and schedules will be included in any bid, request for quotation, or Purchase Order.

Department should consider that Prevailing Wages requirements do not apply to printing services purchased from the campus Office of Printing Services.

On contracts for the specified services that are under the dollar level delegated to the department (under $5,000) and handled directly by the department under such delegated authority, the department will have to advise supplier's of the prevailing wage requirement both in any request for quotation (whether written or verbal) and in any purchase order issued for the specified services.

A copy of the Prevailing Wages schedule applicable to the indicated services as well as suggested wording to communicate this requirement will be provided to the department by the Purchasing Division prior to July 1st.

On purchases for the indicated services handled by the Purchasing Division, the appropriate Prevailing Wages statements and schedules will be included in any bid, request for quotation, or Purchase Order.



University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Business Office
School of Chemical Sciences
338 Noyes Lab
MC-712 Box D-3
600 South Mathews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801
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