Purchasing: a Division of the Finance Department
The intention of the Purchasing Division is to ascertain that the City of Weslaco complies with all City Charter/Ordinances as well as state and federal law requirements and to help the departments in the procurement process.
The objective of the purchasing department is to guarantee that all vendors have the same opportunity in the bidding process, to attain the most value, to acquire quality materials, merchandise and/or services at the correct point on all acquisitions, to create a good professional rapport with each and every vendor, and to familiarize them with the City of Weslaco's purchasing policies and procedures.
The Finance Department, Purchasing Office is the central procurement
organization for the City of Weslaco and promotes fair and open competition
throughout the entire procurement and purchasing process. Minority
Business, Women’s Business Enterprises, and Labor Area Surplus Firms are
encouraged to participate.
It is required that all vendors wishing to do business with the City of Weslaco must properly complete and submit the Vendor's application.
Policy on Form 1295 Filing:
Effective January 1, 2016, any vendor who is awarded a contract through the Weslaco City Commission will be required by state law to complete online and notarize the Certificate of Interested Parties Form 1295. The form must be submitted within 10 days after award date to the Purchasing Agent, Homer Rhodes (email: email@example.com)
Please click on the following links for more information on this new state requirement:
Texas Ethics Commission - Frequently Asked Questions
Texas Ethics Commission - Electronic Filing Application - Form 1295