Purchasing

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The Purchasing Division is the primary agency responsible for sourcing matters for supplies and services necessary for the efficient operation of all City departments. Purchasing works jointly with the various City departments in developing bid specifications, scopes of work and is responsible for facilitating the competitive processes and contract management.

Additionally, the City is responsible for monitoring annual contracts, surplus property sells, including City fleet, and unclaimed confiscated goods.

Our online tools are designed to provide vendors with the information needed to do business with the City.

  1. Barbara Coleman, NIGP-CPP

    Purchasing Manager

  2. Paige McDonald, CPPO, CPPB, CPSM

    Assistant Purchasing Manager

  3. Yvette Alvarado

    Purchasing Specialist
    Phone: 830-221-4388

How to do Business with the City of New Braunfels

The City of New Braunfels utilized Texas Purchasing Group as its electronic procurement platform.  If you are interested in doing business with the City of New Braunfels, you will need to register as an interested vendor to receive notifications when new bids are posted. 

Go to Texas Purchasing Group to register as a vendor and submit bids and proposals electronically. 

 

Plan Rooms:  Please go to the Solicitations Tab for information about solicitations.

Governance

The Purchasing Division is required to follow purchasing laws outlined in Chapters 252 and 271 of the Local Government Code as well as the City of New Braunfels' Procurement Manual.

Appointments

Prospective vendors are encouraged to make appointments with the departments that may utilize your goods or services. To speak with Purchasing, vendors may visit the Purchasing Office during normal business hours. Please call 830-221-4389 to schedule an appointment. 

Location: 550 Landa St. New Braunfels, TX 78130

Receiving Hours: M-F 8AM-5PM

Information to prepare:

  • Brochures/information about your business
  • Cooperative membership information, such as:
    • DIR
    • TXMAS
    • BuyBoard
    • Choice Partners
    • Sourcewell
    • OMNIA Partners
    • H-GAC
    • HUB Information

If you have questions regarding any specific solicitation posted by us on Texas Bid Systems Online or the City Website, please email the Purchasing Division

Click here to view our vendor flyer.

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  2. Bid Submission
  3. Auctions
  4. Forms
  5. Ethics

Vendor Registration

Texas Purchasing Group

The City of New Braunfels has partnered with BidNet Direct as part of the Texas Purchasing Group for its e-procurement and will post 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.

The City of New Braunfels 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 at 800-835-4603 (option 2).

  • By selecting automatic bid notification, your company will receive emails once the City of New Braunfels has a bid opportunity that matches your company’s business. In addition, the site handles ITB’s, RFPs, and RFQs for other member governmental agencies, districts & authorities throughout Texas.
    • You can register for LIMITED ACCESS which is free and gives you access to the website to check for bids on your own;
    • PURCHASING GROUPS ACCESS for a fee which will send you an email notification for commodities you select with the Purchasing Groups geographic area when bids, addendum, and other bid communications are posted;
    • the last option is the STATEWIDE BIDS ACCESS for an additional fee which will send email notifications for applicable commodities Statewide. 

To view active solicitations, click here.  This site is not supported with the vendor registration and does not provide notices.