Purchasing

About Purchasing & Procurement


The Purchasing Division is responsible for providing assistance to City departments in securing goods and services in the most economical, efficient, and timely manner possible. We handle purchases in a manner ensuring competition between potential vendors and contractors in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations, sound internal controls and professional purchasing.
The Purchasing Division advertises all Invitations For Bid and Requests For Proposals in The Hays Free Press. Any advertisement will be at least two weeks in advance of the bid or proposal opening date. A formal bid or proposal is a written solicitation exceeding $50,000 for goods or services.

Purchasing Division Questions or Requests

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If you have questions or requests for the City's Purchasing Division that are not related to procurement opportunities, please submit them here.

State of Texas Landowner's Bill of Rights

The Landowner’s Bill of Rights is prepared by the Office of the Attorney General. The contents of this Bill of Rights are prescribed by the Texas Legislature in Texas Government Code Sec. 402.031 and Chapter 21 of the Texas Property Code. Click here for a full copy of the document.

Current Procurement Opportunities

RFP 19-010 City Hall Facility Reuse

The City of Buda is seeking proposals from qualified respondents to reuse the City of Buda former City Hall building located at 121 S. Main Street, Buda, TX. The goal of the Request for Proposals (RFP 19-010) is to enter into a long-term lease with an organization, business, group, non-profit, developer, or property management group which provides the best overall proposal to renovate, reuse, and maintain the former city hall.

Please submit five (5) copies of the proposal, along with one (1) electric submittal on a CD or flash drive, signed in ink in a sealed envelope to:

                                    City of Buda
                                    Attention: Purchasing Manager
                                    RE:  RFP 19-010 CITY HALL FACILITY REUSE
                                    405 Loop Street
                                    Buda, Texas 78610

A Pre-Proposal Meeting and Tour of the Facility will be held on May 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm at 121 Main Street.

The deadline for submission of proposals is 12:00 pm, Wednesday June 12, 2019.

The City of Buda reserves the right to negotiate with any and all persons or firms submitting proposals, per the Texas Professional Services Procurement Act and the Uniform Grant and Contract Management Standards.

The City of Buda is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to attain goals for Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (12 U.S.C. 1701u), as amended.

RFP 19-010 City Hall Facility Reuse

For more information, visit ci.buda.tx.us/121MainStreet.

Responses to Questions 5/31/19

RFQ 19-011 Design and Construction Services for the Renovation and Remodel of the Former Buda Library

The City of Buda is seeking a qualified facility design consultant to perform Architectural and Engineering Design Services and Construction Services for the renovation and remodel of the existing former Library building located at 303 Main Street, Buda, TX. The project involves the design and production of construction documents to renovate and remodel the approximately 5,200 square foot former City of Buda Library facility into a visitor’s center, community space, and office space for the City of Buda Tourism and Main Street departments.

Please submit five (5) copies of the proposal, along with one (1) electric submittal on a CD or flash drive, signed in ink in a sealed envelope to:

City of Buda
Attention: Purchasing Manager
RE: RFQ Number 19-011 – Design and Construction Services for the Renovation and Remodel of the Former Buda Library Located at 303 Main Street
405 Loop Street
Buda, Texas 78610
https://ci.buda.tx.us/137/Purchasing
The deadline for submission of proposals is 2:00 pm, Friday, June 14, 2019.

The City of Buda reserves the right to negotiate with any and all persons or firms submitting proposals, per the Texas Professional Services Procurement Act and the Uniform Grant and Contract Management Standards.

The City of Buda is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to attain goals for Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (12 U.S.C. 1701u), as amended.

RFQ 19-011 Design and Construction Services for the Renovation and Remodel of the Former Buda Library




IFB 19-012 Meadows at Buda Lift Station Improvements



Sealed Bids, pursuant to Local Government Code Chapter 252, will be received for the Meadows at Buda Lift Station Improvements Project by the City of Buda - Finance Department, 405 E. Loop Street, Buda, Texas until 2:00 PM local time on July 25, 2019. Immediately thereafter, the bid proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Multi-Purpose Room 1034 within Buda City Hall located at 405 E. Loop Street, Building 100, Buda, Texas. The project includes removing and replacing existing discharge piping in wet well; remove and replace guide rails and install cable chain system to remove pumps, install drop bowl and pipe inside wet well, install safety grating, replace motorized gate valve with new manual gate valve, prepare and recoat valves and piping in valve vault, install A/C unit in electrical building, provide all electrical and instrumentation improvements, flowable fill concrete in voids under foundations, and site restoration.

Bids will be received for a single prime Contract. Bids shall be on a lump sum and unit price basis, with additive alternate bid items (if any) as indicated in the Bid Form.


The Issuing Office for this Solicitation is the City of Buda - Finance Department, 405 E. Loop Street, Building 100, Buda, Texas 78610, Attn: Rosemary Esparza, Purchasing Manager; purchasing@ci.buda.tx.us. Prospective Bidders may examine the Bid Documents at the Issuing Office, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., or copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Procurement Website as described below.


Bid Documents may be viewed and accessed online through the Procurement Website as described at http://ci.buda.tx.us/137/Purchasing. The City of Buda has partnered with BidNet as part of the Texas Purchasing Group and also posts bid opportunities to this site. The documents are made available for the sole purpose of obtaining Bids for completion of the Project and permission to download does not confer a license or grant permission or authorization for any other use. Authorization to download documents includes the right for Bidders to print documents for their sole use, provided they pay all costs associated with printing or reproduction. Printed documents may not be re-sold under any circumstances.


All official notifications, addenda, and other documents will be offered only through the Procurement Website. The Procurement Website may be updated periodically with Addenda, meeting summaries, reports, or other information relevant to submitting a Bid for the Project.


The cost of printed Bidding Documents from the Procurement Website will depend on the number and size of the Drawings and Project Manual, and method selected by the prospective Bidder. Any cost associated with accessing the Bid Documents is non-refundable. Upon Issuing Office's receipt of payment, printed Bidding Documents will be sent via the prospective Bidder's delivery method of choice; the shipping charge will depend on the shipping method chosen. The date that the Bidding Documents are transmitted by the Issuing Office will be considered the Bidder's date of receipt of the Bidding Documents

Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

Owner: City of Buda By: John Nett, PE Title: City Engineer Date: 06/28/2019


IFB 19-012 Meadows at Buda Lift Station Improvements



RFQ 19-013 Pavement Management Study

The City of Buda is seeking Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from qualified respondents to complete a Roadway Pavement Assessment and Management Plan.

Please submit five (5) copies of the SOQ, along with one (1) electric submittal on a CD or flash drive, signed in ink in a sealed envelope to:

City of Buda
Attention: Purchasing Manager
RE: RFQ 19-013 ROADWAY PAVEMENT ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT PLAN
405 E. Loop Street, Bldg. 100
Buda, Texas 78610

The deadline for submission of proposals is 2:00 pm, Friday, August 9, 2019.

The City of Buda reserves the right to negotiate with any and all persons or firms submitting proposals, per the Texas Professional Services Procurement Act and the Uniform Grant and Contract Management Standards.

The City of Buda is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to attain goals for Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (12 U.S.C. 1701u), as amended.



BidNet & Texas Purchasing Group Information

The City of Buda has partnered with BidNet as part of the Texas Purchasing Group and will post their bid opportunities to this site. As a vendor, you can register with the Texas Purchasing Group and be sure that you see all available bids and opportunities. By selecting automatic bid notification, your company will receive emails once the City of Buda has a bid opportunity that matches your company's business. In addition, the site handles bid opportunities, RFPs, and RFQs for other member governmental agencies throughout Texas.

The City of Buda looks forward to providing you with more bid information and simplifying the entire bid, proposal, and quote processes for everyone involved. We appreciate your cooperation and welcome your participation. If you need help registering, please call the Texas Purchasing Group support department toll free at 1-800-835-4603.

Link to City of Buda Open Solicitations:
Texas Purchasing Group
Link to Vendor Registration Screen for City of Buda:
Texas Purchasing Group 

​Bid Tabulations


The City of Buda provides bid tabulation information for canceled and awarded contracts This link will provide information as contracts are approved and awarded by City Council.