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Interlocal Joint Purchasing Agreement with Cowlitz County - Interlocal Agreement 10-05-1999 10:05 P.02 INT$RLOCAL JOINT PURCHASING AGREEMENT THIS INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT is entered into under RCW 39 . 34 on this 14th day of October , 19 86 between COWLITZ COUNTY ("County" ) , a politcal subdivision of the State of Washington, and MASON COUNTY a political subdivision under the laws of the State of Washington. PURPOSE The parties desire to establish a procedure for making joint purchases so that each party may acquire goods and services upon more favorable terms and conditions . This Interlocal Agreement will provide the framework and authority by which particular joint purchases may hereafter be made . THE PAR7"IES AGREE AS FOLLOWS: 1 . Cowlitz County, in contracting for the purchase of goods and services for itself , agrees to so contract also on behalf of MASON COUNTY to the extend permitted by law and agreed upon between the parties. Likewise_ MASON COUNTY in contracting for the purchase of goods and services for itself , agrees to so contract also on behalf of Cowlitz County, to the extent permitted by law and agreed upon between the parties . 2 . Whenever either party desires to make purchases under a contract entered into by the other party, it %hall timely provide the other party with all necessary descriptions, specifications, and other relevant information. The party whose purchases are 1 10-95-1999 10:05 P•03 included in contracts entered into by the other party shall likewise make timely payment therefor. 3 . Neither party shall be responsible to the other for the performance or nonperformance of contracts by vendors . 4 . In making purchase contracts hereunder, the contracting party shall comply fuller with the legal requirements applicable to its purchase . 5. Each party shall have the right to contract independently for the purchase of any goods or services . Each party shall also have the right to exclude the other party from particular purchases , for any reason, whether with or without notice to the other party. P&QVzDED, that nothing in the two preceding sentences shall impair existing or pending joint purchases of the parties , 6 . This Agreement shall be administered by the County through its Purchasing Agent . This Agreement shall be administered by MA50N COUNTY through the Director of Equipment Rental & Revplvin9• 7 . This Agreement shall take effect immediately and shall continue in effect until terminated. It may be terminated by either party by giving ten (10) days written notice to the other. PROVIDED, that termination shall not affect or impair joint purchases of the parties that are agreed to on or before the date of termination. 2 10-05-1999 10:05 P.04 BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF COW TZ COUNTY, WASKINgTON Van A. Youn ist airman MASON COUNTY Company R.L. Maruhn, Commissioner S ature Wrperson oard of Mason County Kermit White, Commissioner Commissioners Title ATTEST: October 14, 1986 Date Hettie Herron Clerk of the Board APPROVED AS TO FORM: Previously approved 11-24-84 David R. Koss Chief Civil Deputy Prosecuting Attorney 3