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


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

20-005 Sportsplex Wastewater Line Upsize Project

***Pre-Bid Meeting has been moved to April 16th at 2:00pm. Live-stream and question submittal information will be provided closer to the meeting date. ***
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 May 7, 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 replacement of an existing 8-inch PVC Wastewater Line with a 12-inch PVC wastewater line, installation of manholes, utility adjustments, bypass pumping, traffic control, erosion and sediment control, 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 April 27, 2020, 12:00 p.m.

20-005 Sportsplex Wastewater Water Line Upsize Bid Document
20-005 Sportsplex Wastewater Water Line Upsize Bid Set
Addendum #1
TCEQ Sewage Collection System Plan Approval

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. 

IFB 19-012 Meadows of Buda Life Station Improvements

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.

RFQ 19-013 Pavement Management Study
Pending award

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

RFQ 20-003 General Engineering Consultant Services
Pending Award