Specifications include, but are not limited to: 1.1 This document constitutes an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for the purchase of tenure awards for the Missouri
Department of Social Services (Department), as set forth herein.
1.1.1 This is a non-exclusive contract for the purchase of tenure awards. The Department of Social Services
(Department) reserves the right to purchase products awarded under this contract fromalternative sources,
if deemed to be in the best interest of the Department.
1.1.2 The mission of the Missouri Department of Social Services is “We will lead the nation in building the capacity
of individuals, families, and communities to secure and sustain healthy, safe, and productive lives”.
1.1.3 The contract period shall be from Date of Award through one year, with three (3) optional renewalperiods of
one (1) year each.
1.1.4 The contractor shall provide products on an as needed, if needed basis, as authorized by the Department. The
Department makes no guarantee of the number of units purchased under this contract or the amount of