CONSIDERING that master`s contracts are made available by the Lead Agency through the NCPA and provide that participating public agencies can purchase products on the same terms, conditions and prices as the Lead Agency, subject to all applicable local procurement regulations and state-of-purchase laws; U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance is a public procurement cooperative that reduces the costs of goods and services by aggregating government purchasing power nationally. U.S. Communities provides first-class purchasing resources and solutions for local and public authorities, school districts (K-12), higher education and non-profit organizations. Our participants have access to a wide range of competitive contracts with the best national suppliers. 1. That each party facilitates the cooperative purchase of products.2. That the purchase of products subject to the agreement be made in accordance with the relevant statutes, regulations, rules and rules governing the purchasing practices of each party.3 That the cooperative use of offers received from a party to this Agreement meets the terms of the offer, unless an amendment to these Terms is authorized or necessary by other legal provisions.4 That leading agencies provide, on the appropriate request and subject to convenience, information that could contribute to the improvement of the supply of products by participating public agencies.5 That a portion of supply receives timely payments to the seller for products that are in compliance with the conditions of supply. The payment of the products and the inspections and acceptance of the products ordered by the supply are exclusively the obligation of this contracting party. Disputes between buyer and seller must be resolved in accordance with the laws and rules of jurisdiction of the purchasing state.6. The contracting party cannot use this agreement as a method to obtain additional concessions or reduced prices for similar products or services.7 The contracting party is responsible for the designation of the products under this agreement.
A non-purchase party is in no way liable for a violation on the part of a party who procures and the party that procures considers that the non-purchase party is free of any liability that may arise from the action or inaction of the party that procures.8. This agreement remains in effect until termination by one party who co-decides in writing to the other party for 30 days.