Southwestern Ohio Educational Purchasing Council

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PROGRAMS

EPC Programs Drive Savings for You

The EPC provides a wide array of programs and services that help member districts save money on purchases and operate more efficiently and effectively for the benefit of students, faculty and staff, and the communities they serve.

AEPA

Includes:  Athletic Equipment & Supplies, Athletic & Recreational Lighting, Carpet & Flooring, Classroom/School & Instructional Supplies, Copiers & Related Services, Custodial Catalog, Digital Display Solutions, Digital Resources & Instructional Materials, Facility Management Software, Furniture Catalog, Hardwood & Synthetic Flooring, Industrial Arts & Career Tech Catalog, Lawn & Grounds Keeping Equipment & Supplies, LED Lighting, Maintenance, Repair & Operations, Office Supply Catalog, Playground Recreation Structures, Roofing & Building Envelope, Synthetic & Turf Court Surfaces, Technology Catalog, Telescopic and Stadium Seating and Vehicles. 

Pricing Period:  March 1, 2021 through February 28, 2022
2021-2022 AEPA Brochure (Updated 10/01/21)

 Tremco ESSER Funds Video Link
 Explanation on Indoor Air Quality & How it Relates to Federal Funding
 Explanation on EDGAR Certification

Recent AEPA Flyers:
CDWG
Husqvarna

Air Filters

Pricing Period:  February 1, 2021 – January 31, 2022

2021 Air Filter Pricing
How to order or setup account with Waibel 

Contact Christy Fielding with questions or if you need assistance.

AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS (AED'S)

Pricing Period:  April 1, 2021 – March 31, 2022

Vendor:  AEDVenture

AED Extension Flyer
 

AUDIO VISUAL/TECHNOLOGY

Pricing Period:  July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022

2021-22 Audio Visual Catalog

Scott Electric – AV Bulbs  

As a member of the EPC you are also eligible for AEPA Discounts.  This will allow you a general discount on ALL items carried.
We recommend the following AEPA Vendors for Technology Products:  CDW-G & MNJ Technologies

CARPET TILES

AEPA Pricing Period:  March 1, 2021 – February 28, 2022

Please Note:  Interface Flooring is now an AEPA awarded vendor.  Please view their information in the AEPA category listed near the the top of the page.

CLASSROOM SUPPLIES

Pricing Period:  February 1, 2021 – January 31, 2022

2021 Classroom Supplies Pricing (Updated 07/23/21)
2021 Vendor Contact Information

We highly recommend ordering via the vendor websites.  Easier to use, less work once setup, less errors, saves time, some integrate with your procurement systems and more.

CUSTODIAL SUPPLIES

Includes:  Paper Towels, Toilet Paper, etc.  (The Custodial items are now included in the Food Service Bid.  Includes:  chemicals, Paper/Plastics, etc)

Pricing Period:  July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022

DISINFECTION AS A SERVICE

Pricing Period:  July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022

Contact Robin.Houston@epcschools.org for more information.

Alpha & Omega – Germ Stop Disinfection Service.  Penetrexx antimicrobial disinfectants, leaves behind no traditional chemical residue, EPA and FDA registered technology offering up to 30 days of protection to applied surfaces. (Several EPC Member districts have already contracted for this service.)  

Waibel Energy Systems – UV-C Energy to disinfect ventilation systems technology, using shortwave germicidal energy to kill virus, bacteria and germs in mechanical equipment as air passes through it.  Ionization products purify the air throughout the space. 

Medical Illumination – VidaShield UV24, a fast, continuous UV-C air purification system designed as a light fixture in occupied rooms allowing for 24 hour per day shielded ultraviolet germicidal irradiation.  

DRUG/ALCOHOL PHYSICALS

Includes:  Drug and Alcohol Testing, Physician Exams, Flu Shots, and Hepatitis B Shots.

Pricing Period:  August 1, 2021 – July 31, 2022

Drug & Alcohol Testing Pricing, Hours & Locations  

USDA FOODS (Formerly Federal Commodities)

About our Federal Commodities Program

Contact Stephanie Zinger for additional information on this program.

FOOD SERVICE

Pricing Period:  July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021
Food Products, Paper/Plastics, Custodial/Chemicals, Small Wares, Kitchen Equipment, Produce, Bakery, Dairy & Ice Cream
Contact Stephanie Zinger for pricing & information

Join the EPC Food Service Google Group

Google Group Examples

EPC Food Service Training – Contact Bonnie Muckenthaler

FURNITURE (CLASSROOM & OFFICE)

Includes:  Instructional Classroom Furniture, Filing & Storage Cabinets, Furniture Systems, workstations, walls, Executive & Administrative Wood Furniture, Tables & Accessories, Fully upholstered Furniture, Cafeteria, Library, Science, Laboratory & Vocational Furnishings.

Pricing Period:  June 1, 2021 – May 31, 2022
 
Manufacturers Discount Matrix & Contact Information – 
List of all the different Manufacturers/Brands that are available and which vendors carry them.  There is also a tab that contains contact information for each vendor listed below.  .

Friends Office
K-Log Inc
Kurtz Bros/John R. Green Co
School Outfitters
School Specialty
Tom Sexton & Associates        

LIABILITY, FLEET & PROPERTY INSURANCE

Includes:  A liability, property & fleet insurance committee has been formed to study the feasibility of pooling districts together in a group program. This is a fully funded program allowing the committee control over the loss fund which represents 27% of premium.

EPC Liability Fleet & Property Brochure  Updated 11/16/18
Claims Reporting Kit –  Updated 09/28/2017
Contact Information/Service Team Chart – Updated 08/23/21

Employment Law Services – Free for all EPC LFP Members

Automobile Loss Notice
Property Loss Notice
General Liability Notice of Occurrence/Claim

Public Records Law Document

LIBRARY BOOKS

Pricing Period:  June 1, 2021 – May 31, 2022

 Library Book Discounts 

Vendors are providing discounts in addition to what they normally made available to school districts. Companies that did not provide additional discounts were rejected by the committee. Listed discounts apply to the vendor’s current catalog prices. Not the publishers list prices.

LED Lighting & Energy Savings Programs Pricing Period: February 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

MEDICAL SUPPLIES

Pricing Period:  May 1, 2021 – Aprl 30, 2022

Medial Supply Pricing in Excel
Medical Supply Pricing in PDF

Please be sure to include your District’s Name and address as well as the Bid Number on your Purchase Orders.  Our vendors have been recieving orders without district information and do not know where to send the orders.  Vendor Contact information and Bid Numbers can be found on the “Vendor Contact” tab of the above Medical Supply Pricing Sheet.

AED (Automated External Defibrillator) See Special EPC Pricing above under AED’s.

PAINTS

Pricing Period:  May 1, 2021 – April 30, 2022

 Paint Pricing:  In PDF Format, In Excel Format

PAPER

Paper Bid Pricing:  Extensions every 3 months

Please note there are several tabs on the paper pricing spreadsheet.  (Vendor contact information, paper price comparisons, all paper pricing and color options).

Click here to view Paper Pricing valid October 1, 2021 – November 30, 2021

PASSENGER VANS Pricing Period: 2021/2022 Model Years

Contact Colt Walden of Beau Townsend Ford at colt@btford.com or 937-264-2126 (office), 937-271-9825 (Cell)

PICKUP TRUCKS Pricing Period: 2021/2022 Model Years

Contact Colt Walden of Beau Townsend Ford at colt@btford.com or 937-264-2126 (office), 937-271-9825 (Cell)

PUBLIC SURPLUS

Click here for link to Register with Public Surplus as an EPC Member
EPC/Public Surplus Partnership Meeting Slides
EPC/Public Surplus Introduction Zoom Meeting Recording (Fast forward to 10:05 mark to start viewing content)

SCHOOL BUSES

SECURITY CAMERAS

Konica Minolta – Brochure

Contact Info:
Brett Peters – 
bpeters@kmbs.konicaminolta.us
314-960-2884

TRANSPORTATION SUPPLIES

Includes:  Antifreeze, Transmission Fuel, Fuel and Oil Conditioner, Motor Oil, Windshield Washer Fluid, Vehicle Lamps, New Tires, Retreads and Bus Cameras.

CURRENT PRICE PERIOD:  March 1, 2021 – February 28, 2022
2021 Transportation Supply Pricing (PDF),  2021 Supply Pricing in Excel
2021 Camera Pricing in Excel

UTILITIES

Contact Ken Swink directly for any Utility Program questions