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WCBOE Seeking Public Comment on Proposed Changes to its Purchasing Policy

Posted March 2, 2022

On March 1, 2022, the Washington County Board of Education (“Board”) approved the first reading of proposed changes to Policy DJ, entitled “Purchasing Standards,” and the first reading of proposed Exhibit DJ-E(1), entitled “Summary of Procurement Requirements and Procedures,” and Exhibit DJ-E(2) – “Minority Business Enterprise Procedures for State-Funded Public School Construction Projects.”

The Board’s Policy Committee (“Committee”) is seeking comments from the community at this time on the proposed changes to the policy and the proposed exhibits, which are attached.  You may submit your comments electronically or by U.S. mail on or before March 11, 2022, to the members of the Committee and to the staff liaison to the Committee at the following addresses:

Email Address
Mr. Pieter Bickford, Committee Chairperson: [email protected]
Mr. Stan Stouffer, Committee Member: [email protected]
Mrs. Melissa Williams, Committee Member: [email protected]
Ms. Ilissa Ramm, Chief Legal Counsel and Staff Liaison to the Committee: [email protected]  

Mailing Address
Washington County Board of Education
10435 Downsville Pike
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

In the event you need a hard copy of the policy with the proposed changes and the proposed exhibits, you may contact the Public Information Office at 301-766-2846.  The Committee anticipates submitting the proposed changes to Policy DJ and proposed Exhibits DJ-E(1) and (2) to the Board of Education at its public business meeting on March 15, 2022, for the second reading and the Board’s final review and approval.

Thank you.

Notice Date: March 2, 2022