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. 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

RFQ 19-006 City of Buda Transportation and Mobility Master Plan

The City of Buda is soliciting statements to a request for qualifications for Transportation and Mobility Master Planning Services.  All documents and further announcements will be available on the City of Buda Purchasing website https://www.ci.buda.tx.us/137/Purchasing
 
Please submit one (1) electronic copy in .pdf format via disc or flash drive and four (4) copies of your statement of qualifications for the proposed services to:
 
City of Buda
Attention: Purchasing Manager
RFQ 19-006
405 East Loop Street
Buda, TX 78610
 
Statements of Qualifications must be received by the City no later than 2:00 p.m. January 10, 2019, to be considered. The City of Buda reserves the right to negotiate with any and all management firms that submit proposals, as per the Texas Professional Services Procurement Act and the Uniform Grant and Contract Management Standards.

RFQ 19-006 Bid Packet

If you have questions or requests related to this solicitation, please submit them here


IFB 19-009: 2014 Buda Bond Proposition 3 - Streets; Main Street Improvements Construction Project

Sealed Bids, pursuant to Local Government Code Chapter 252, will be received for the City of Buda IFB-19-009 Main Street Improvements Construction Project until 2:00 PM local time on April 25, 2019. Immediately thereafter, the bid proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud in Multi-Purpose Room 1034, Buda City Hall, 405 E. Loop Street, Building 100, Buda, Texas. The project includes pavement widening and reconstruction; intersection improvements; curbs and gutters; sidewalks; pedestrian ramps; earthwork and grading; storm sewers; utility adjustments; traffic control equipment; signing and pavement markings; erosion and sediment controls; 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. A pre-bid conference will be held at 2:00 PM local time on April 18, 2019 at Buda City Hall. Attendance at the pre-bid conference is highly encouraged but is not mandatory. Bid security is required in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

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, CTCM, CTPM; Purchasing Manager; (512) 523-1015; 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 AM to 4:00 PM, or copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Procurement Website as described below.

Please submit three (3) hard copies, signed in ink, and one (1) electronic archival copy, saved in .pdf format, of the bidder's full proposal in a sealed envelope to: 

City of Buda
Attention: Purchasing Manager
RE: IFB 19-008 Main Street Improvements Construction Project
405 E. Loop St. Bldg. 100
Buda, Texas 78610

The deadline to submit questions is 5:00 PM on Thursday, April 18, 2019.
The deadline for submission of proposals is 2:00 PM on Thursday, April 25, 2019.

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.

IFB 19-009 Main Street Improvements - Construction Project Manual
IFB 19-009 Main Street Improvements - Technical Specifications
IFB 19-009 Main Street Improvements - Construction Plans
IFB 19-009 Main Street Improvements - Main Street Geotechnical Report
IFB 19-009 Main Street Improvements - Effluent FM Geotechnical Report
IFB 19-009 Main Street Improvements - Bid Addendum #1
IFB 19-009 Main Street Improvements - Bid Addendum #1 Bid Tab Form

Addendum #2


(Issued 4/22/2019)
IFB 19-009 Main Street Improvements - Bid Addendum #2

If you have questions or requests related to this solicitation, you may please submit them here. Please include "IFB 19-009 Main Street Improvements Construction Project" in the subject line of the e-mail message.


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