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

***Bids are due on Thursday May 7th by 2:00pm. Bid Opening will take place via webinar on Friday, May 8th at 11:00am. Live-stream Information Below***

Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1771289449665623052
Webinar ID: 349-623-395
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
AUDIO: Participants can use their telephone or computer mic & speakers (VoIP).
CALL-IN NUMBER: +1 (562) 247-8422
AUDIO PIN: ATTENDEE-muted 423-009-310

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. In order to allow everyone enough time to be able to view the bid opening, the Bids will be opened and read aloud via webinar on Friday May 8th at 11:00am. 

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 
(Geologic Assessment included)
Addendum #2
Reponse to Questions

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
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



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