The Purchasing Department is responsible for the acquisition of all equipment, furniture, supplies and outside services for the District in accordance with Board of Education policy.  The Purchasing Department is committed to providing uniform and systematic purchasing methods that ensure fair, open, and non-discriminatory competition among vendors and inspire public confidence in the fair and equitable award of all contracts.  The Department’s objective is to secure the necessary services, materials, supplies and equipment at the lowest possible cost, while meeting the District’s high standards for quality and service.


Prevailing Wage Act


Pursuant to the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act (820 ILCS 130/0.01 et seq.), not less than the prevailing rate of wages as determined by the Illinois Department of Labor, High School District 214, or court on review shall be paid by the vendor/contractor to all laborers, workers and mechanics performing work under this purchase order.  All vendor’s/contractor’s shall comply with all provisions of the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act and shall provide bonds that shall include a provision that guarantees the faithful performance of all obligations under the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act.
Before Commencing Work:  

  • Contractor must provide a completed "Prevailing Wage Certification" form and "Certificate of Insurance" naming the district as "additionally insured." 

Before Payment: 

  • Each contractor and sub-contractor must submit the "Monthly Payroll Certification" form, along with the "Illinois Department of Labor Certified Transcript of Payroll" forms.

To Obtain Required Forms, Access Links Below:  

AcrobatPDF36x36 Purchase Order Terms and Conditions.

AcrobatPDF36x36 Prevailing Wage Certification Form.

 Monthly Payroll Certification Form

 Illinois Department of Labor Certified Transcript of Payroll.

 Vendor Application