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Ollie Zachary

Supervisor of Procurement

29529 County Road 561, Tavares, FL 32778
Phone: 352-253-6760
Fax : 352-253-6761
Operating Hours Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
* Summer Hours * (June & July) - Monday - Thursday 6:30 am - 5:00 pm 

*******IMPORTANT NOTICE*******

Change to Electronic Bidding System effective July 1, 2019

New Vendor Notification and Electronic Bid Platform Instructions

Thank you for visiting the Lake County School Board's Purchasing Department web site!  Our goal is to provide our customers with an easily accessible source of information, 24 hours per day.  We are committed to continually improving and expanding our web site and bringing you more of the information you seek in the near future. 

Purchase Order Required:  It shall be clearly understood that vendors supplying material to the schools, departments or facilities, or any school employee receiving material at a vendor's place of business, or any service performed at, or for the schools, departments or facilities without a formal purchase order document, will be in full violation of the School Board of Lake County and Federal and State regulations.  Vendors are cautioned to be in full compliance with the above policy.

Work on District Property:  All suppliers and contractors, prior to performing any deliveries, work or service on District property shall agree to comply with the District's insurance requirements, and with Jessica Lunsford Act requirements. 

Disclaimer Statement/Notice:  The following information is being provided as a service to our customers and to the community. Due to its dynamic nature, we cannot guarantee the information contained herein is current or complete at all times.  Every effort has been made to assure its accuracy at the time it was posted.

PO Terms and Conditions linked here

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Lake County School Board District Insurance Requirements

 Vendors who provide services on School Board Property must be properly insured.  A Certificate of Insurance must be provided that names “The School Board of Lake County W Burleigh BLVD Tavares, FL 32778” as an additional insured and Certificate Holder

 If you are a vendor offering no/low hazard training, you may be exempt from this requirement. Contact Risk Management at (352) 253-6660 if you feel your services are in this category.

 Facility Use:

  • General Liability: $1,000,000 coverage

 Charter Bus Companies:

  • Auto Liability: $1,000,000 coverage

 Private Providers:

  • Professional Liability: $1,000,000 coverage
  • General Liability: $1,000,000 coverage


  • General Liability: $1,000,000 coverage

 Automobile liability:

$1,000,000 per occurrence covering all company owned or company leased vehicles used in connection with providing services