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Sole Source Letters
This webpage is to help expedite sole source purchases by having current sole source letters available to be printed and kept on file with your purchase orders.  If you have a current sole source letter that could be added to this webpage, please send a legible copy to Sherri Barnhardt in the Purchasing Dept.


  1. The Requisitioner must provide a letter of explanation and attach it to the requisition detailing why the specific item is needed as opposed to buying a comparable item from another vendor.

  2. The Requisitioner must attach a letter from the vendor stating that they are the only source for the item(s) requested.

REQUISITIONS $2,500 - $5,000:  The above information is required to be attached and filed with the purchase order.

REQUISITIONS OVER $5,000:  Requires a written bid by the Purchasing Department in order for the vendor to comply with Onslow County Schools' standard terms and conditions.  Submit your requisition, letter of explanation, and vendor's sole source letter to the Purchasing Department.



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