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New contracts awarded for Energy, nutrition program Beverages and more


New contracts for energy providers, frozen and chilled beverages, and more were awarded at the July 2016 board meeting of Harris County Department of Education and are accessible through HCDE Choice Partners cooperative.

The newly awarded contracts include
Frozen and Chilled Beverage Products: Sunny Sky Products; and Trident Beverage;

Digital Duplicators (Rental, Lease or Purchase) and Related Items: Dahill; and

Energy Purchase and Aggregation: Reliant Energy Retail Holdings LLC; and TXU Energy Retail Co.

Other contracts were renewed and include

Copiers (Rental, Lease and Purchase) and Related Items: Dahill; and Marimon Business Systems Inc.

Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment and Intervention Materials and Supplies: AbleNet Inc; Accelerate Learning Inc.; Cengage Learning Inc.; Delaney Educational Enterprises Inc.; Discount School Supply; DrumFIT Inc.; Educator’s Depot Inc.; Turning Technologies LLC doing business as eInstruction; Escue & Associates; Inter-State Studio & Publishing Co.; KAMICO Instructional Media Inc.; Kaplan Early Learning Co.; Lerner Publishing; Lightspeed Technologies Inc.; McGraw-Hill School Education LLC; Peggy McGuire, M.A.; Peoples Education Inc.; Positive Promotions Inc.; Rally! Education; School Specialty Inc.; Southwest Education Inc.;TCC Learning LLC; Teaching Systems Inc.; Triumph Learning LLC; and Troxell Communications Inc.;

Electrical Services (JOC-IDIQ): Lee Construction and Maintenance Co. doing business as LMC Corp.; Climatec LLC; and Trio Electric Ltd.;

Energy Procurement and Management Consulting Services: Amerex Brokers LLC;

Ice Cream Products: Champion Concessions LLC (Dippin’ Dots);

Medical Supplies and Related Items: AOSS Medical Supply; HeartSafe America Inc.; Henry Schein Inc.; NAO Global Supply LLC; and School Health Corp.; and

Signage and Scoreboards (Interior / Exterior) (JOC-IDIQ): Kaiser Graphics; and National Signs.

New Members
Organizations and governmental entities that became members when contracts were approved by the HCDE Board of Trustees on July 26 include Bee County; Covenant Preparatory School, Kingwood; Family Service Association, San Antonio; and Your Paracletus CDC, Houston.

New out-of-state members include Alabama Dept. of Examiners of Public Accounts, Montgomery, Ala.; Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of Santa Fe, Albuquerque, NM; Metropolitan Transportation Commission, San Francisco, Calif.

About Choice Partners: Choice Partners national cooperative offers quality, legal procurement and contract solutions to meet the purchasing needs of governmental entities. Contracts are competitively bid so governmental entities can act immediately to access the contract they need, saving time and money on the bidding process and purchase. Choice Partners includes contracts for facilities, food, services, technology and supplies, including a unique supply catalog. For more information, call 877-696-2122 or visit www.choicepartners.org.