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.
|Bid Number||Description||Date Posted||Due Date||Contact|
|19MAN0006||Transportation Parts and Supplies||Dec. 2, 2019||June 26, 2021||Mary Ann Noble|
|20MAN0001||Transportation Maintenance Contracted Services||Jan. 9, 2020||Aug. 6, 2021||Mary Ann Noble|
|20MAN0002||Fine Arts – Apparel, Equipment & Supplies||Feb. 6, 2020||Feb. 6, 2023||Mary Ann Noble|
|20CRH0001||Classroom Instructional Materials||Feb. 27, 2020||June 30, 2023||Cassandra Holmes|
|20CRH0002||Miscellaneous Contracted Services||Feb. 27, 2020||June 30, 2023||Cassandra Holmes|
|20MAN0003||Industrial Supplies||May 7, 2020||May 8, 2023||Mary Ann Noble|
|21005C26-918||District-Wide Creative Contracted Services||Dec. 2, 2020||June 30, 2026||Cassandra Holmes|
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.
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.
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:
- 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.
Prospective vendors must complete the following forms prior to the award of any purchase orders, including:
- Vendor Registration Profile
- Contractor Criminal History and Fingerprinting Certification
- Felony Conviction Form
Please submit all of these forms to email@example.com.
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.
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.
For a districtwide staff listing, visit the Staff Directory page.