Contracts and Procurement

The Purchasing Department strives to create the best value for the Town of Addison by managing all procurement needs. Its responsibility includes purchasing of supplies and services, coordinating the bid process, maintaining vendor information, complying with State legislature, managing the disposal and sale of surplus materials, and providing expertise in the procurement process.

Fiscal Year 2020 Contracts and Procurement Summary
Total Procurement and Contracting Spending $48,662,793.87
Procurement and Contracting Spending Per Capita* $3,081.87
Publicly Posted Bidding and Contracting Opportunities 26
Closed Bids or Awarded Contracts 21
Dollar Amount of Bids Received from Invitations to Bid and Request for Proposals $45,445,030.66
Total dollar amount awarded from contracts $7,905,800.25

*The population total used in calculating the per capita amount is 15,790 and is from the 2020 Population Estimates Publication issued by the NCTCOG, North Central Texas Council of Governments.




Bid Opportunities

The Town of Addison utilizes the electronic bidding system offered by BidSync. Each bid posted includes links to bid documents containing pertinent information. Register for free to see bid documents and current open bids, as well as sign up for email notifications of new bidding opportunities.

Vendor Registration

Addison does not maintain its own "vendor list." Vendors interested in doing business with Addison should register at BidSync for notification of bids. There is no fee charged to the vendor to participate in the Town's solicitations unless noted in the specifications.  BidSync is a solicitation system used by many Texas entities and is nationwide.

Purchasing Manual

Glossary of Procurement Terms, or you can view them on the NIGP website

Downloadable Data:

To view a check register dataset for vendors including the date, type of transaction, amount, purpose description, payee, etc. for the current and past fiscal years, please visit our Financial Transparency Portal. You may also download the check register data.

Dataset on open contracting and closed solicitations for the past three complete fiscal years:

To view a dataset on open contracting and bidding opportunities and closed solicitations for current and past fiscal years, please visit BidSync.

Other Information:

GASB Statements 

Local Government Code