The Division of Purchases
implements programs and practices for the purchase of supplies, equipment,
materials, and services to maintain roadways, buildings, right-of-ways, etc., in
accordance with KRS 45A and 200 KAR Chapter 5.
provides guidance, support, and
uniformity of the interpretation and administration of laws, regulations, and
policy for all Transportation Cabinet buying entities.
serves as a liaison between the
Transportation Cabinet and other state agencies, cities and local governments,
and political subdivisions on numerous purchasing issues.
provides guidance to the expansive vendor
community regarding commodities, bid specifications, bid solicitations, and use
of the state's e-procurement web site.
assists in the development of specifications, prepares bid solicitations, and awards contracts for all
delegated commodities and services.
strives in all practices to
obtain the best value for the taxpayer while effectively and efficiently meeting
the needs of the Cabinet and serving as an informed liaison to
The Division of Purchases is
composed of two branches:
Branch: responsible for procuring commodities and nonprofessional
The Contract Oversight
Branch: responsible for all memoranda of agreement (MOAs), memoranda of
understanding (MOUs), and personal service contracts