Set Aside Note:
In accordance with Delaware Code, Chapter 96, State Use Law, certain State Contracts are awarded as internal contracts as authorized by the State Use Commission (which rests under the jurisdiction of the Department of Health and Social Services). Therefore, these contracts are not part of the normal bid process.
Co-Operative Contracts Note:
§6933 & §6987 authorizes Government Support Services to participate in, sponsor, conduct or administer a cooperative agreement for the procurement of professional services with 1 or more public procurement units either within the State, with or within another state, or with a consortium of other states in accordance with an agreement entered into between the participants. Such agreement may include materiel and/or nonprofessional services with professional services.Delaware Code Title 29
The Director of Government Support Services and the State Contract Procurement Administrator may choose to participate in any cooperative procurement that meets the requirements of Delaware Code Title 29 §6933 & §6987, so that local units of government may have access to a cooperative contract, but might restrict or limit the participation of any state agency.
The State of Delaware has entered into participating agreements with various states and cooperatives to fulfill the State's needs.