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 18-013 Holiday Lights

The City of Buda is accepting an Invitation for Bid 18-013 for Holiday Light Purchase, installation, and removal for the 2018, 2019, and 2020 Holiday Season.  The intent is to describe the minimum specifications for purchase and installation of holiday lights in Downtown Buda to include the temporary lighting over-the-street, temporary lighting of downtown buildings and a few additional trees and poles around Buda City Hall in a uniform soft-white light. This is a three (3) year term bid for holiday lighting installation with two (2) one (1) year renewals possible.

Please submit three (3) 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:  IFB 18-013 Holiday Lights
                                    405 E. Loop St. Bldg. 100
                                    Buda, Texas 78610

The deadline for submission of proposals is 12:00 pm on Tuesday July 31st, 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.

Letter of Notification
IFB 18-013 Bid Packet


​IFB 18-012 City Park

City of Buda’s Invitation for Bid 18-012 for City Park construction and renovations.  The intent is to describe the minimum specifications for purchase and installation of holiday lights in Downtown Buda to include Construction/Installation of: Amphitheater, playgrounds, splashpad, restrooms, roads, parking, paving, irrigation and planting, lighting, and sidewalks.   

Please submit three (3) 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:  IFB 18-012 for City Park
405 E. Loop St. Bldg. 100
Buda, Texas 78610


Bid Manual 18-012
Bid Drawings 18-012

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 
  
  



 Notice for Bid