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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

20-004 - Depository and Banking Services

Sealed Proposals, pursuant to Local Government Code Chapter 252, will be received for the Depository and Banking Services by the City of Buda - Finance Department, 405 E. Loop St., Bldg. 100, Buda, Texas, until 2:00 PM local time on July 9, 2020. Immediately thereafter, the bid proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Multi-Purpose Room 1034 withing Buda City Hall located at 405 E. Loop Street, Building 100, Buda, Texas. The Banking services being requested under this RFP include full service basic banking services including but not limited to receiving deposits, remote deposits, paying items, wire transfers (in and out), stop payments, positive pay verifications, ACH services, account analysis, records management, monthly statements, special reports, meeting daily collateral requirements, quarterly feedback meetings, etc.

The issuing Office for this Solicitation is the City of Buda - Finance Department, 405 E. Loope Street, Buildling 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 Texas BidNet link below. The deadline for questions are due on June 26, 2020; 11am.



RFP 20-004 Documents


Addendum 1


Addendum 1 and Replacement Documents


​Addendum 2

This Addendum 2 is to respond to questions received.
Sealed proposals are due July 9, 2020; 2:00 pm.



https://ci.buda.tx.us/DocumentCenter/View/8082/Addendum-2
https://ci.buda.tx.us/DocumentCenter/View/8083/City-of-Buda-Banking-RFP-061220-revision
https://ci.buda.tx.us/DocumentCenter/View/8084/Rebate-Overview
https://ci.buda.tx.us/DocumentCenter/View/8085/May-Monthly-Statement
https://ci.buda.tx.us/DocumentCenter/View/8086/June-Monthly-Statement



20-007 Buda ASR1 Surface Facilities Project


Sealed Bids, pursuant to Local Government Code Chapter 252, will be received for the Sportsplex Wastewater Line Upsize Project by the City of Buda - Finance Department, 405 E. Loop Street, Buda, Texas until 2:00 PM local time on July 16, 2020. 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 construction of concrete pavement and well pad, installation of line shaft well pump, process piping, equipment shelter, electrical and instrumentation, security fencing, facility startup, 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 Texas BidNet link below.  The deadline for all questions are due on July 7, 2020, 12:00 p.m.

A non-mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at 2:00 PM on June 25, 2020 in the multi-purpose room at Buda City Hall, 405 E Loop Street. 
Bid Specs
Bid Plans
Bid Form
Pre-Bid Sign-In Sheet
Addendum 1


20-006 Parks and Recreation Master Planning Services 

***Responses are due on Thursday, May 28, 2020; 2:00 p.m. Proposal opening will take place via webinar on Thursday, May 28, 2020 2pm. Live stream information below***

Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5401161062961245199
Webinar ID: 224-772-707
After registering
AUDIO: Participants can use their telephone or computer mic & Speakers (VoIP).
CALL IN NUMBER: UNITED STATES: +1 (562) 247-8422
AUDIO PIN: Shown after joining the webinar
AUDIO ACCESS CODES
ATTENDEE-muted 835-593-179

The City of Buda is seeking a qualified consultant to perform Parks Master Plan Development for the city of Buda, TX.  The project includes the creation and adoption of a new Parks Master Plan for the City of Buda to forecast and identify public priorities in relation to the parks and recreation system. 

Please submit four (4) copies of the proposal, along with one (1) electronic submittal on a CD or flash drive, signed in ink in a sealed envelope to: City of Buda; Attention: Purchasing Manager; RE:  RFQ Number 20-006 – Parks and Recreation Master Planning Services; 405 E. Loop Street, Building 100; Buda, Texas 78610.  The deadline for submission of proposals is 2:00 pm, Thursday, May 28, 2020.

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.

Scope of Work

Addendum 


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. 

RFP 19-010 - City Hall Facility Reuse
Awarded to Inspired Minds Art Center

RFQ 19-011 Design and Construction Services
Awarded to Jackson Galloway-FGM Architects, Inc. 

IFB 19-012 Meadows of Buda Life Station Improvements
Awarded to Keystone Construction
Bid-Tab

RFQ 19-013 Pavement Management Study
Pending award

IFB 20-002 ASR 1 Pilot Well Drilling Project
Awarded to Hydro Resources - Mid Continent, Inc.
Bid-Tab

RFQ 20-003 General Engineering Consultant Services
Pending Award

IFB 20-005 Sportsplex Wastewater Line Upsize Project
Awarded to M&C Fonseca Construction
Bid-Tab