Dakota County is a member of the Metro Counties Cooperative Purchasing Group (MCCPG), presently consisting of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Olmsted, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington counties. A joint powers agreement was executed between the members.
The agreement provides that if a contract is agreed to between a contractor and any member county, another member county, subject to terms of the joint powers agreement, may purchase the same or similar equipment, materials, services or supplies. Payments for equipment, materials, services and/or supplies shall be the responsibility of the member county.
Metro Counties Cooperative Purchasing Group Joint Powers Agreement