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Good day Contracting Titian's, I'm a newer level one and I have I small buy that just rubs me wrong. I have what should be a simple sign purchase and install outside our host installation. However, the state department of transportation claims since its on their land they are the only ones allowed to both manufacture and install signs. So its a sole source, but they themselves don't do the installation. They often sole source the work to private business(es) in the local area. So of my understanding of this buy, I am supposed to sole source and give money to the state for they to in-turn
My agency uses special funds to provide supplies to various U.S. States. I've been tasked with investigating the possibility of pursuing an approach similar to the MAS/FSS contracts against which various State agencies could order product. My first thought was to just ask GSA if they could set up some new schedules, but my agency (just like any other agency) doesn't want to give up control. I believe that when GSA sets up a schedule, they invite contractors to propose products and prices and GSA puts those on the schedule, and then when agencies order from the schedules, they do a limited co