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School Procurement


NOTE: The documents on this webpage are currently in process of revision(s).  Therefore, some are not available at this time.  Please call (515)281-5356 if you have immediate questions.

Purchasing for the school Child Nutrition programs involves several steps all based on the foundation of open and free competition with the goal of providing our students with the most nutritious, high-quality and safe meals possible while staying within a budget. Here you will find resources to assist in traveling down the procurement path.

Summary of Allowable and Unallowable Expenditures
Informal Purchasing Steps
Debarment Signature Form
Disclosure of Lobbying Activities
Lobbying Certification

Memos Regarding Procurement Issued by the Bureau in 2010

July 23, 2010 - SFA Notice on Procurement and IEC Memo

April 23, 2010 - NSLP Procurement Memo

March 2, 2010 - NSLP Procurement Memo

Procurement Manual

This manual provides general concepts about procuring goods, products, and/or services.

Regulation links of particular note for procurement:


Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on July 30, 2015 at 3:52pm.