The purpose of the purchasing and contracting department is to ensure that the City of McAllen complies with all city ordinances, state and federal law requirements referenced to procurement and contracting practices, to relieve the department head of the burdensome task of purchasing, and to centralize all purchasing and contracting into one department; the department of purchasing and contracting.
The objective of the purchasing and contracting department is to ensure fair and open competition among bidders, to experience the most value for each dollar spent, to purchase quality materials, commodities and/or services in proper quantities and at the right time, to ensure prompt deliveries, to establish a good strong businesslike relationship with all interested bidders, and to acquaint all persons in respect to the city of McAllen's purchasing and contracting policies and procedure.
All vendors wishing to do business with the City of McAllen will have to register in our new system by clicking on the "eBid systems" button below. New Vendors are invited to register online. Existing Vendors are invited to update their vendor profile.