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


IFB 17-011 Holiday Lighting Project

Attached is a copy of the City of Buda’s Invitation for Bid 17-011 for Holiday Light Purchase, installation, and removal for the 2017 Holiday Season. The intent is to describe the minimum specifications for purchase and installation of holiday lights in Downtown Buda to include wrapping of ten (10) heritage trees to be left up year-round, 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 one year term bid for holiday lighting installation.

Please submit three (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: IFB 17-011 Holiday Lights
121 Main Street
Buda, Texas 78610

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

New deadline for submission of proposals is 12:00pm, Thursday October 19, 2017
Letter of Notification IFB 17-011
IFB 17-011 Holiday Lighting
IFB 17-011 Attachment A
IFB 17-011 Attachmant B

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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