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Cooperative Purchasing Program

The Cooperative Purchasing Program allows local governments and political subdivisions to acquire various goods and services from participating State contracts.  There is No Fee to participate in the program!

Once membership is approved it will be perpetual, with no requirement for annual renewals.

Prospective Cooperative Purchasing Program Membership Requirements:

  • Pass an ordinance – Your council or board must pass legislation authorizing participation in the program.  For a model resolution, click here.

  • Complete enrollment form.

  • Issue a quarterly usage report - click here  -  Ohio Revised Code (125.04B) requires quarterly summary reports on all contract use of the program.

Please email completed enrollment form and resolution to:

DAS Office of Procurement Services
c/o Cooperative Purchasing Program

 or mail to:

State of Ohio Department of Administrative Services
4200 Surface Road

Participants also assume responsibility for ordering directly from the supplier and payment to them for any supplies or services purchased from state term contracts and state term schedules. 

For more information regarding the program,  please contact:

Maureen Studer: maureen.studer@das.ohio.gov | 1-614-728-3723

Renee Hinte: renee.hinte@das.ohio.gov | 1-614-466-6530

COOP Members List

This report lists all COOP Member contact information by county. This report is updated and posted quarterly.

Sample list of available contracts

  • Agricultural Chemicals, Seeds and Equipment
  • Ammunition, Firearms, Less-Lethal Munitions, Related Law-Enforcement Supplies and Vehicles
  • Computer Hardware, Software and IT Services
  • Copiers: Lease, Own, Pay Per Copy
  • First-Class Mail Presort Services for Letters and Flats Up to 13 Ounces
  • Fuels: Gasoline/Ethanol Blend, Unleaded Regular and Fuel Oils, Heating and Diesel Office Furniture, Carpet
  • Propane Gas: Bulk, Cylinder
  • Salt: Table, Water, Softening, Ice Removal and Calcium Chloride
  • Vehicles: SUVs, Sedans, Specialty, Trucks

Ohio Buys Training Materials

These key materials are needed to start in Ohio Buys. 

C-LG.1.5 - Ohio Buys Using OhioBuys as a Co-Op User LG

Request to Purchase (RTP) to DAS

06.01 Ohio Buys Submit a Request to Purchase JA

06.02 Ohio Buys Review a Request to Purchase JA

Supplier Management and Exceptions

08.00 Ohio Buys Review a Supplier Record JA

08.01 Ohio Buys Create an Exception JA

08.02 Ohio Buys Review an Exception - Agency Reviewer JA

08.04 Ohio Buys Close an Exception JA

Public Notice Solicitations

06.00 Ohio Buys Create and Release a Public Notice Solicitation JA

Program Contact

Tonya Prickett, Procurement Manager
Phone: 614-466-2705
Fax: 614-485-1056
Email:  tonya.prickett@das.ohio.gov