H-GAC is committed to ensuring consistency in its procurement practices, transparency in the process, and the fair and equitable treatment of those who participate in procurements with H-GAC.
Our mission is to facilitate the procurement of goods and services in an open, fair, transparent, and economically competitive environment. The H-GAC Procurement Program strives to foster collaborative business relationships between our contractors and H-GAC.
Due to COVID-19, H-GAC is alternatively accepting electronic proposals in lieu of hardcopies via Secure ShareFile location. Please reference any posted Letter of Clarification under the specific Solicitation for submission instructions.
Regional Interoperable Communications Plan Update Phase 2
Electricity Aggregation Broker Services
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H-GAC procures a wide variety of goods and services and we are committed to increasing participation in our procurement program. The H-GAC Procurement Forecast assists entities in doing business with H-GAC. Our goal is to assist firms by publishing this forecast to provide procurement opportunities as early in the acquisition process as possible.
All procurement opportunities greater than $50k will be advertised according to state law and the solicitation package will be available on this website for download. Procurements less than $50k are sent out by H-GAC procurement staff for quotes/bids at the time of need.
If you are interested in becoming part of the solicitation list for any procurement, please submit your information to email@example.com.
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* Per capita data is based 2017 US Census population estimate of 7,064,712 for the 13 county H-GAC region.
Councils of Governments (COGs) are political subdivisions of the State of Texas. A COG may purchase goods or a service only if the COG complies with the same provisions for purchasing goods or a service that are equivalent to the provisions, including Chapter 252, Local Government Code and Chapter 2254, Texas Government Code, applying to a local government. COGs must also comply with certain federal requirements when procurement involves the expenditure of federal funds.
State of Texas Local Government Code Chapter 252: Purchasing and Contracting Authority of Municipalities
State of Texas Local Government Code Chapter 271: Purchasing and Contracting Authority of Municipalities, Counties, and Certain Other Local Governments
State of Texas Government Code Chapter 791: Interlocal Cooperation Contracts
State of Texas Government Code Chapter 2254: Professional and Consulting Services
Title 2-Grants and Agreements-Chapter II-Office of Management and Budget Guidance- Part 200-Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
Chapter 176 of the Texas Local Government Code requires vendors and consultants contracting or seeking to contract with H-GAC to file a conflict of interest questionnaire (CIQ) if they have an employment or other business relationship with an H-GAC officer or an officer’s close family member. H-GAC officers include its Board of Directors and Executive Director.
The CIQ must be completed and filed with a bid/proposal response if an employment or business relationship defined in the law exists.
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Texas Legislature adopted House Bill 1295, which added section 2252.908 of the Government Code. The law states that a governmental entity or state agency may not enter certain contracts with a business entity unless the business entity submits a disclosure of interested parties to the governmental entity or state agency at the time the business entity submits the signed contract to the governmental entity or state agency.
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Note: The purchasing group at H-GAC does not handle inquires or requests related to HGACBuy.
For inquiries related to HGACBuy, please contact the program at:
How to Become a Contractor with HGACBuy
Houston-Galveston Area Council