Purchasing

Purchasing


The Leander ISD Purchasing Office is responsible for the centralized procurement of the supplies, materials, equipment and services that are necessary for our schools and offices to function. The Purchasing Office uses a variety of methods to contract for goods and services including the issuance of formal and informal solicitations, validation of exempt purchases such as sole source, and use of cooperative purchasing alliances. Contact information for Purchasing Office staff is listed in the directory below.

 

Current Bids
CURRENT BIDS
RFP #
Solicitation Name
Issue Date
Due Date
Contact Info
RFP #:
A/E
Solicitation Name:
Architectural & Engineering Services
Issue Date:
Nov. 8, 2019
Due Date:
December 5, 2019
Contact Info:
Jimmy Disler
RFP #:
CMAR19
Solicitation Name:
Construction Management Services
Issue Date:
Nov. 7, 2019
Due Date:
Dec. 5, 2019
Contact Info:
Jimmy Disler
RFP #:
19LSC0003
Solicitation Name:
Interpretation and Translation Services
Issue Date:
Oct. 17, 2019
Due Date:
Nov. 14, 2019
Contact Info:
Linda Serrano-Carlos
RFP #:
19LSC0004
Solicitation Name:
Specific Stop Loss
Issue Date:
Oct. 17, 2019
Due Date:
Nov. 14, 2019
Contact Info:
Linda Serrano-Carlos
RFP #:
18CJK0002
Solicitation Name:
Printing Services
Issue Date:
Aug. 24, 2018
Due Date:
June 10, 2021
RFP #:
18MAN0001
Solicitation Name:
Transportation Parts and Supplies
Issue Date:
July 19, 2018
Due Date:
Jan. 22, 2020
Contact Info:
MaryAnn Noble
RFP #:
SCEM18MN
Solicitation Name:
Screen Printing, Embroidery, Laser Heat Press, Etc.
Issue Date:
Feb. 22, 2018
Due Date:
July 9, 2021
Contact Info:
MaryAnn Noble
RFP #:
VCBR18MN
Solicitation Name:
Vehicle and Charter Bus Rental Services
Issue Date:
Feb. 15, 2018
Due Date:
June 15, 2021
Contact Info:
MaryAnn Noble
RFP #:
CIMS18CH
Solicitation Name:
Classroom Instructional Materials & Supplies
Issue Date:
Jan. 18, 2018
Due Date:
June 4, 2021
Contact Info:
Cassandra Holmes
Procurement

Online Procurement: Bonfire

Leander ISD utilizes Bonfire as its sourcing solution to electronically post solicitations, receive offers and interact with the vendor community. Interested vendors should register on Bonfire to be notified via email of upcoming solicitation opportunities in their particular areas of interest and to view and respond to solicitations.

If you require technical assistance using Bonfire, support is available directly from Bonfire at the Bonfire Support page.  

Bonfire Portal

https://leanderisd.bonfirehub.com/portal/

Please note that Leander ISD’s prior sourcing solution, Bid-EZ, will still be available until approximately January 2020. Bid-EZ will have historical information for solicitations issued prior to July 2019. Vendors who did business with Leander ISD through Bid-EZ should now register in Bonfire.

Cooperatives

The cooperative purchasing organizations that Leander ISD is affiliated with are listed below. Leander ISD gives preference to the use of cooperative purchasing organizations to reduce administrative costs and leverage the bulk buying power of multiple organizations.

The district is affiliated with:

  • 1GPA
  • Texas General Services Commission
  • Central Texas Purchasing Alliance (CTPA)
  • Texas Procurement and Support Services (State of Texas Co-Op)
  • Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN)
  • Buy Board
  • Texas Department of Information Resources
  • TIPS/TAPS Purchasing Systems
  • U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance
  • Numerous other cooperatives or affiliations

Leander ISD gives preference to the use of cooperative or state contracts where goods and services can be purchased at competitive prices. This is done to reduce administrative costs.

Vendor Information

Vendor Forms

Prospective vendors must complete the following forms prior to the award of any purchase orders, including:

Please submit all of these forms to purchasing@leanderisd.org.

 

Terms and Conditions

Leander ISD has adopted Standard Purchase Terms and Conditions which govern purchases made by Leander ISD. These terms apply as incorporated by reference into solicitations, contracts and purchase orders. These terms also apply to purchases made by credit card in the absence of an associated solicitation, contract or purchase order.

Tax Exempt

Leander ISD is tax exempt on the basis that it is a governmental entity – school district.

Prevailing Wage Rates Set by LISD

For construction and facilities maintenance solicitations LISD has, pursuant to Tex. Gov. Code §2258.022, determined the prevailing wage rates to be paid during the performance of Construction Work by all Contractors and Subcontractors.

Conflict of Interest

Leander ISD maintains a public internet list of local government officers and disclosure statements covering conflicts of interest.

Any individual or business entity that contracts or seeks to contract for the sale or purchase of property, goods, or services with Leander ISD must file a Conflict of Interest Questionnaire with the LISD Purchasing Office in accordance with Texas Local Government Code Chapter 176, no later than the seventh business day after the recipient becomes aware of facts that require filing.

Additional information is available on the Conflict of Interest Questionnaire page.

Staff Directory


The Purchasing Office has divided the goods and services that we procure into categories. If you have any questions about doing business with Leander ISD in a particular category, please reach out to the person assigned that category (listed in the directory by clicking "More") or for general inquiries, contact purchasing@leanderisd.org or 512-570-0613.