Bid Postings

Request for Quote 

The following Co-ops (Southwestern Ohio Educational Purchasing Council, Ohio Mid-Eastern Regional Education Service Agency, META Solutions, Ohio Schools Council, Stark County Schools Council of Governments and Unified Purchasing Cooperative) will receive RFQ’s on behalf of their approximate 600 member school districts for Security Cameras Video Surveillance.

RFQ’s are due electronically via email by August 19, 2019 at 12:00 noon EST to  

Bid Documents may be requested via email at  

Southwestern Ohio EPC
303 Corporate Center Drive Suite 208
Vandalia OH 45377


Notice to Bidders

Sealed Bids will be received by the Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies (AEPA) on behalf of the members of META Solutions, Ohio’s Mid-Eastern Regional Educational Services Agency, Ohio Schools Council, Southwestern Ohio Educational Purchasing Council, Stark Co. Schools Council of Governments, Unified Purchasing Cooperative which compose the Ohio Council of Educational Purchasing Consortia (OCEPC) and are members of the Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies (AEPA) until:

1:30 p.m. EST, Monday, September 16, 2019

For Bids: 020-A Natural and Synthetic Surfaces for Sport Fields, Tracks, Courts, Playground and Landscaping Applications; 020-B Carpet & Resilient Flooring; 020-C Digital Resources & Instructional Materials; 020-D Facility Management Software; 020-E Lawn & Groundskeeping Equipment, Supplies & Services; 020-F Digital Display Solutions; and 020-G Vehicles – Cars, SUVs, Crossovers, Light Duty Trucks, Vans, Police and Public Safety.


Each bid package consists of multiple parts:

              Part A –Terms and Conditions

              Part B – Specifications

              Part C – Member Agency (State) Terms and Conditions      

              Part D – Questionnaire

              Part E – Signature Forms

              Part F – Discount and Pricing Schedule Workbook


All bids shall be submitted online via Public Purchase by the due date and time listed above. Note that Bidders must be able to provide their proposed products and services in up to 28 states including California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.


AEPA bid documents can be downloaded after registering, at no cost, on Public Purchase at  AEPA and/or the respective Member Agencies reserve the right to reject any or all bids in whole or in part; to waive any formalities or irregularities in any bids; and to accept the bids, which in its discretion, within state law, are for the best interest of any of the AEPA Member Agencies and/or their Participating Entities. Bids will be opened and an opening record will be posted to Public Purchase.  Bids will be publicly opened at 1:30 PM EST on September 16, 2019, at Oakland Schools, 2111 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328.


Southwestern Ohio Educational Purchasing Council

Stephanie Zinger, Fiscal Officer

PD: 07/18/19 & 07/25/19