The City of Bedford Purchasing Office is dedicated to providing the highest quality of service to all customers, both internal and external. The Finance Department works on sustaining an environment that ensures accountability of stewardship and strategic use of contracting services, materials, resource management, and sourcing of goods and services per the general rules and procedures of the Texas Local Government Code.

The Finance Department is responsible for purchasing City equipment and supplies as well as bidding services required for city projects. The City of Bedford Purchasing Policy & Procedures were approved by City Council on November 27, 2018. A Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form is available from the Texas Ethics Commission.

City of Bedford Purchasing Process

$0 to $3,000

Purchases in this price range may be made by User Departments with only one quote.

Greater than $3,000

These purchases require three (3) written quotes and a minimum of two Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB’s) from the State-approved list must be invited to quote.

Greater than $50,000

Purchases that cost $50,000 or more as one payment or a series of payments over a year require a competitive sealed proposal procedure and approval by the City Council.

Bid Requests (RFPs)

To view all current City of Bedford Bid Postings and Request For Proposals (RFPs), please visit the Bid Opportunities Page.