The Office of Procurement Services (OPS) is responsible for purchasing the City's goods and services. OPS is committed to strategic and innovative purchasing that maximizes taxpayer spending power. Additionally, OPS sells City surplus property, including impounded vehicles, City fleet, and unclaimed confiscated goods.
In an effort to increase transparency and equity, the City of Dallas has created a quarterly report of upcoming solicitations. The report can be found below as a PDF with additional information and in excel format which only includes the solicitation information for easy sorting.
The Office of Procurement Service introduced the Procurement Quarterly at a Vendor Workshop on Monday, November 18, 2019. Click here to watch the video for the event. For open solicitations go to Bonfire to register as a vendor and submit bids and proposals.
Quarter 1 (October 2019 - December 2019)
Procurement Quarterly Q1.pdf
Procurement Quarterly Q1.xlsx
Quarter 2 (January 2020 - March 2020) - Coming December 2019
Quarter 3 (April 2020 - June 2020) - Coming March 2020
Quarter 4 (July 2020 - September 2020) - Coming June 2020
The City of Dallas utilizes Bonfire as its electronic procurement platform. For a listing of current procurement opportunities, to register as a vendor, or to submit bids electronically, please visit Bonfire.
Click here to update vendor payment information.
For information on the City's S/M/WBE program,
Please contact the Office of Business Diversity at (214) 671-5010.
On November 10, 2015 the Dallas City Council passed Resolution 15-2141 which requires prime contractors, awarded general service contracts valued greater than $50,000, and first-tier subcontractors on the contract to pay their employees rendering services on the contract no less than the “living wage” rate. The current living wage rate is $11.71.
Code of Ethics
All consultants, contractors, or persons doing business with the City are required to follow Chapter 12A of the Dallas City Code the City's Code of Ethics.
To be considered for award, a business entity must be registered to do business in the state of Texas with the Texas Secretary of State
Previous Bid Openings
Bid openings are held on Thursdays at 2 pm at the Express Business Center located at Dallas City Hall 1500 Marilla L2 ES to view previous openings.