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Sole Source and Emergency Purchase Announcements


Under state law (RCW 39.26.140(1)), agencies are required to make sole source purchases available for public inspection for a period of not less than 10 working days prior to the intended contract start date.

Under state law (RCW 39.26.130), agencies are required to make emergency purchases available for public inspection within 3 working days following the commencement of work or the execution of the contract, whichever occurs first. Information must remain available for the term of the contract or 5 working days, whichever is greater.

Agencies are required to post instructions on how to obtain a copy of sole source or emergency contracts. Therefore, the Department of Enterprise Services (DES) makes the below listed sole source and emergency contracts available for public inspection.

If you wish to obtain information or a copy of an intended sole source contract or emergency purchase listed below, please contact the DES Contact listed via email.

​Sole Source (SS)
Emergency (E)
​Posting Date Actual (E) or Intended (SS) Contractor's Name ​Contract's Brief Description ​Actual (E) or Intended (SS) Period of Performance ​Actual (E) or Projected (SS) Value ​DES Contact
Sole Source (SS) 11/15/2018 Intended Contractor's Name:
The Department of Enterprise Services (DES) contemplates awarding a sole source contract to Appworks to allow Surplus Operations to receive photograph, barcode and track property throughout our warehouse and satellite locations; sell and invoice property, and provide reports for staff and federal oversight organizations. Read more... Intended Period of Performance
January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2023
Projected Value
Mike Dombrowsky