Model Purchasing Manual
This valuable resource is designed to help Texas cities and counties develop smart procurement practices that go beyond price, securing the best value in goods and services for your community.
Use this manual to understand the competitive bidding process and how to evaluate bidder qualifications. Learn how to stretch your dollars with cooperative purchasing opportunities, electronic procurement and reverse auctions.
While reducing costs, these practices will also increase purchasing transparency, giving taxpayers a clear picture of where their money goes.