The Purchasing Department is required to follow purchasing laws outlined in Chapters 252 and 271 of the Local Government Code as well as the City of Victoria’s Procurement Manual.
Bid Opportunity Instructions
New vendors that are interested in providing goods or services to the City should register with BidNet Direct and choose the setup with automatic email notification (recommended).
To view active, historical solicitations, or awarded contracts. BidNet Direct has a free option to register and view these documents. On the "Subscription" step, select "Limited Access" which allows for read-only access to bid solicitations.
Purchases under $50,000
The City of Victoria utilizes Texas Purchasing Group for most purchases under $50,000. Check on any open bid opportunities for the City of Victoria or contact Purchasing. Bid responses are only accepted from qualified bidders via BidNet Direct.
Purchases $50,000 or greater (Formal Bidding)
Purchases $50,000 or greater require formal bidding per Chapter 252 of the Texas Local Government Code or Chapter 2269, Government Code. Both active and expired bids can be accessed at City of Victoria or contact Purchasing.