The Procurement Department is responsible for materials, supplies, services, construction, and maintenance purchases separated into these categories:

Small Purchases:

  • Purchases between $0 - $14,999; No competition required

Formal Competitive Process:

  • Purchases between $15,000 - $49,999; Three written quotes
  • Purchases $50,000+; Requires publicly advertised bids


Conflict of Interest

As public employees, each officer and employee of KUB is expected to abide by the laws and ethical principles governing KUB and to place the best interests of KUB’s customers and the public trust above their own personal interest. Activities related to the procurement of goods and services are governed by KUB’s Conflict of Interest Policy.