Terms Used In Iowa Code 173.24
- Board: means the Iowa state fair board as provided in section 173. See Iowa Code 173.1A
- Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
- state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the said district and territories. See Iowa Code 4.1
The state fair is exempt from the state system of uniform purchasing procedures. However, the board may contract with the department of administrative services to purchase any items through the state system. The board shall adopt its own system of uniform standards and specifications for purchasing.