Contracts and Procurement

The Purchasing Division is responsible for all City Purchases in accordance with State laws in a most efficient and economical way. The Purchasing Division utilizes www.lancaster-tx.com to broadcast all bids and proposals through free vendor registration.

Fiscal Year 2018 Contracts and Procurement Summary:

Total Procurement and Contract Spending $4,023,317
Procurement and Contract Spending Per Capita $106.21
Publicly Posted Bidding and Contracting Opportunities 15
Closed Bids or Awarded Contracts 11
Dollar Amount of Bids Received from Invitations to Bid and Requests for Proposals $11,231,064.34
Dollar Amount of Contracts Awarded from Invitations to Bid and Requests for Proposals $457,675.13

Data Visualization:

In the chart below, the authorized expenditures includes POs and contracts authorized by the Purchasing Division. The POs and contracts are created through various purchasing practices including competitive bidding, three quotes process, sole sources and cooperative bidding. Actual expenditures represent all purchases made utilizing POs and contracts during the fiscal year indicated.

Authorized Expenditure vs Actual
Bid Contracts by Type