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. The advertisement will be at least two weeks in advance of the bid opening date. A formal bid or proposal is a written solicitation exceeding $50,000 for goods or services.

Purchasing Department Questions/Requests ​ 

If you have questions/requests for the City's Purchasing Department that are not related to procurement opportunities please submit them here: Purchasing Department Questions/Requests

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

IFB 19-002 Proposition 4 – Drainage Improvement for Oxbow Neighborhood Area

The City of Buda is seeking bids the project includes construction of improvements to the existing drainage system including earthen channels, culverts, utility adjustments, traffic control, erosion and sediment control, 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.

City of Buda

Attention: Purchasing Manager
RE:  IFB 19-002 Proposition 4 - Drainage Improvement for Oxbow Neighborhood Area
405 E. Loop St. Bldg. 100
Buda, Texas 78610

The deadline for submission of proposals is 2:00 pm on Tuesday November 13th, 2018.

A pre-bid conference will be held at 3:00 PM local time on Wednesday, October 31, 20018 at the Multi-purpose Room, 405 E. Loop Street. Attendance at the pre-bid conference is highly encouraged but is not mandatory.

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.

Bid Packet IFB 19-002
Bid Plans for IFB 19-002
Notice for Bid

Addendum 1
Addendum 1 - Announcement and QA
Addendum 1 - Page 1 of Bid Bond


RFP 19-004 Energy Savings Financing

The City of Buda is seeking proposals for the tax exempt financing of certain equipment required in connection with energy savings measures located within, owned and managed by Buda. The financing will be in an amount not to exceed Two Million Five Hundred Eighty Four Thousand Four Hundred Seventy Five Dollars ($2,584,475.00) with a construction period of approximately twelve (12) months and an amortization period described in the RFP.

Please submit four (4) copies of the proposal [one (1) CD or flash drive and three (3) hard copies, signed in ink in a sealed envelope to:
City of Buda
Attention: Purchasing Manager
RE:  RFP 19-004 ENERGY SAVINGS FINANCING
405 E. Loop St. Bldg. 100Buda, Texas 78610

The deadline for submission of proposals is 12:00 pm on Thursday November 15, 2018.

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 19-004 Bid Packet
Buda Cash Flow

RFP 19-005 Equipment Financing

The City of Buda is seeking proposals for Lease/Purchase financing, for equipment to be acquired by the City. The financing will be in an amount not to exceed Five Hundred Five Thousand Nine Hundred Dollars ($505,900.00) with an acquisition period of approximately twelve (8) months and an amortization period described in the RFP.

Please submit four (4) copies of the proposal [one (1) CD or flash drive and three (3) hard copies, signed in ink in a sealed envelope to:
City of Buda
 Attention: Purchasing Manager
RE:  RFP 19-005 Equipment Lease/Purchase
405 E. Loop St. Bldg. 100
Buda, Texas 78610

The deadline for submission of proposals is 12:00 pm on Thursday November 15, 2018.

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 19-005 Bid Packet


RFP 19-003 2014 Buda Bond proposition 3 -Streets; Old Goforth Road Improvements Project



The City of Buda is seeking proposals for 2014 Buda Bond Proposition 3 – Streets; Old Goforth Road Improvements Project. The Project includes material movement and filling; mass and fine grading; paving; intersection relocation and reconstruction; curbs and gutters; sidewalks; pedestrian ramps; storm sewers; utility asset relocations and adjustments; traffic control measures; signage and pavement markings; erosion and sediment control measures; and site restoration.

Please submit four (4) copies of the proposal [one (1) CD or flash drive and three (3) hard copies, signed in ink in a sealed envelope to:

City of Buda
Attention: Purchasing Manager
RE:  RFP 19-003 2014 Buda Bond Proposition 3 – Street; Old Goforth Road Improvements Construction Project
405 E. Loop St. Bldg. 100
Buda, Texas 78610

The deadline for submission of proposals is 2:00 pm on Tuesday December 11, 2018.

A pre-bid conference will be held at 2:00 p.m. local time on November 14, 2018, in the Buda City Hall, Multi-Purpose Room 1034, 405 E. Loop St., Bldg. 100.  Attendance at the pre-bid conference is highly encouraged, but is not mandatory.

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.

Old Goforth Bid Issue Technical Specifications
Old Goforth Bid Issue Construction Plans
Old Goforth Bid Issue Project Manual


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