Qualifications Purchased services is defined by Washington State law to include services provided by a vendor to accomplish routine, continuing and necessary functions. This would include, but not be limited to:
Computer hardware and software maintenance
Operation of a physical plant
Services for equipment maintenance and repair
Selection Process The Port obtains telephone and/or written quotations from at least 3 different vendors whenever possible to assure that a competitive price is established and to ensure the contracts for the purchase of any materials, equipment, supplies or services are awarded to the lowest responsible bidder.