Procurement Services

Procurement Services​

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The Office of  Procurement Services Department (OPS) is responsible for developing bid specifications jointly with City departments, obtaining bids through advertising and direct solicitat​​ion, establishing and monitoring price agreement contracts, and issuing purchase orders. OPS maintains the register of professional and personal services consultants who are interested in working with the City of Dallas. Additionally, OPS, in coordination with the Office of Business Diversity, maintains a register of Dallas M/WBE companies in efforts to facilitate M/WBE participation in the procurement process. Finally, OPS also administers the sale and auctioning of City surplus property, impounded vehicles, City fleet, and unclaimed confiscated goods through public auctions.

 Announcement!!!!   The City of Dallas will be migrating to a new electronic solicitation portal on March 1, 2019.  Please click on this link in order to register on this new portal.  This registration will ensure you continue to receive notifications of business opportunities with the City and to allow you to submit electronic responses once the system is live.

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 $11.15.


Policies, Rules & Ordinances

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.  

DALLAS CITY CHARTER, CHAPTER XXII, SEC. 11, FINANCIAL INTEREST OF EMPLOYEE OR OFFICER PROHIBITED (a) No officer or employee shall have any financial interest, direct or indirect, in any contract with the city, or be financially interested, directly or indirectly, in the sale to the city of any land, materials, supplies or services, except on behalf of the city as an officer or employee.$id=0-0-0-50715$t=document-frame.htm$3.0$p

City of Dallas Code of Ethics

All consultants, contractors or persons doing business with the City are expected and required to follow the applicable sections of the City’s Code of Ethics.  The Ethics Code addresses donations; gifts to City officials and employees; impermissible interests in City contracts; and restrictions on lobbying by bidders on City contracts.  Violations of the City’s Ethics Code may result in sanctions such as disqualification from contracting or voiding of prior actions.

For more information click link  Bidders should direct any questions to the buyer assigned to the solicitation.

Bidding Website 


 Procurement Opportunities (Goods & Services)

Construction Opportunities