Procurement Standards:
For Personal Service Agreements and Purchase of Service Contracts
Description   Standards   Notifications   Exceptions
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The Office of Policy and Management (OPM) issued procurement standards for Personal Service Agreements (PSAs) and Purchase of Service (POS) contracts.  The procurement standards are applicable to all agencies within the executive branch of State government.  The standards are effective upon issue:
April 29, 2014.
Each executive branch agency must submit a memo or e-mail to OPM not later than April 1, 2009, stating that the procurement standards have been incorporated into the agency's written procedures for PSAs and POS contracts.  This correspondence should be addressed to:

Executive Finance Officer
Office of Finance
Office of Policy and Management
450 Capitol Avenue MS# 55FIN
Hartford, CT 06106

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State of Connecticut PSA RFP Template Revised: July 20, 2021

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OPM and DAS Present: Understanding State Procurement Authorities and Processes February 24, 2021


Deep Dive on Sole Source Procurement for POS and PSA Contracts April 28, 2021

Presentation Slides



Waiver Code Cheat Sheet

Drafting Results Driven Requests for Proposals (RFPs) June 17, 2021

Presentation Slides


Getting Started Worksheet Guidelines

Getting Started Worksheet (Word Doc)

Getting Started Worksheet (PPT)



Summary of the Procurement Standards for POS and PSA Contracts 11-19-15
Evaluations of Contractors

Please direct any questions about the procurement standards to Julia Fusfeld, (860) 418-6313,