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.

Current Procurement Opportunities

August 16, 2017

To All Interested Parties:

The City of Buda is seeking an Invitation for Bid for Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment (FF&E) services for the Public Safety Building. These services include acquisition, delivery, warehousing, and installation of FF&E items. All potential bidders should adhere to the items list in attachment A of the packet. Any deviation should be clearly indicated for scoring purposes.

Please submit three (3) copies of the proposal, two (2) of which are signed in ink, one (1) CD or flash drive in a sealed envelope to:

City of Buda
Attention: Purchasing Manager
RE: RFP 17-009 Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment services
121 Main Street
Buda, Texas 78610

The deadline for submission of proposals is 12:00 pm, Thursday, August 31, 2017.

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.

Victor Castillo
Purchasing Manager 

Letter of Notification
IFB with Attachments A and B
Attachment C
Attachment D
Attachment E


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