Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms

BPPM Revision Memorandum

 

DATE: October 18, 2017
FROM: Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms
TO: Manual Users
SUBJECT: Business Policies and Procedures Manual
Revision Letter Number Five Hundred Three

 

This BPPM revision includes the following changes:

Processing University Contracts 10.11

This revision updates the Contract Review Sheet form and accompanying section text as follows:

  • Removes fields regarding the impact on University internal, external, and other resources.
  • Removes fields regarding review and signature by officials from WSU units affected by the contract.
  • Adds a checkbox to indicate if the contract requires a signature in the next 30 days.
  • Adds checkboxes for indicating whether or not a Certificate of Insurance is required.
  • Adds checkboxes for indicating the type of contract, funding sources, payment method, and if the contract is intended to be competitively awarded.
  • Updates the list of contract types managed by the central administrative offices.
  • Directs users to attach a completed SAAM 10.10.55 form if the contract is for the use of non-state or non-public facilities.
  • Adds a note on the form referencing compliance with BPPM 95.06 if the direct bill payment method is used for WSU employee lodging.
  • Adds Information Technology Services as a reviewer for contracts involving computer equipment, services, or software.
  • Removes the example in the “Final Approval” note regarding contracts requiring Board of Regents approval.