Cities, boroughs, school districts, the Legislative Branch, the Alaska Court System, the University of Alaska and all other political subdivisions of the State of Alaska are eligible. AS 36.30.700 allows the State of Alaska to make these contracts available to 'local public procurement units', which means a municipality or other subdivision of the state or other entity that expends public funds for the procurement of supplies, services, professional services, and construction [ref. AS 36.30.790 (3)].
Yes, the State of Alaska is a member state of various national purchasing associations and as such the State and its political subdivisions can take advantage of various multi-state cooperative contracts.
Yes, the state is always looking for new contracting opportunities. It might be possible for the state and your public organization to conduct a cooperative procurement. Contact a DGS Contracting Officer with any ideas regarding a new contract.