"MCPS intends to use one of two Statewide contracts to purchase the Promethean Board systems."
|Contract One? Contract Two?|
MCPS "intends to use" tells the public that MCPS doesn't have a contract in hand yet. Intention is not a contractual relationship.
"One of two" tells the public that MCPS doesn't have a contract yet. It could be contract one, or contract two, or even number three if MCPS changes their mind. Prices and terms? Not yet final. No guarantee what taxpayers are getting for this $8.9 million.
What exactly did the Board of Education approve on September 11th? Guess the BOE has no idea, and the County Council doesn't care.
2012November13 Council hands over $14.5 Million to MCPS without any contracts.