|Overall Rating||Bronze - expired|
|Submission Date||Aug. 5, 2011|
Raritan Valley Community College
OP-T2-25: Local Businesses
|0.25 / 0.25||
Sustainability and Energy Coordinator
Facilities and Grounds
Does the institution give preference to local products and businesses in its purchasing decisions? Local food purchases, which are covered in OP Credit 6: Food Purchasing, are not included in this credit.:
A brief description of the program:
As a public institution RVCC is bound by NJ state statutes which encourage RVCC to have fair and open competition. RVCC does give some preference to local businesses in that RVCC seeks them out for price quotations if the intended purchase is below the public bid threshold.
The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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