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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.

 

Procurement

Online Procurement: BID-EZ

Leander ISD utilizes an electronic methodof issuing solicitations. Interested vendors are required to log into our procurement site, BID-EZ, and register as a supplier/vendor. Once completed, they will be notified via email of upcoming bids in your particular areas of interest and able to view and respond to solicitations in BID-EZ.

If you have questions on the BID-EZ system, including resetting your password, please contact the Purchasing Office at 512-570-0613 or purchasing@leanderisd.org. Thank you for your interest in doing business with Leander ISD.

BID-EZ Login
More information about BID-EZ Online Procurement System

Other Procurement Information

Supplier/Vendor Registration | Current Sourcing Events | Closed Sourcing Events

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

Prospective vendors must complete the Vendor Registration Profile prior to award of any purchase orders, including the Contractor Criminal History and Fingerprinting Certification .

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.