Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Glenn Hegar

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Contract Development

The Comptroller's office performs a variety of purchasing operations and customer service core to State of Texas purchasing--ranging from administering the Centralized Master Bidders List to processing hundreds of bid invitations, tabulations and awards for all statewide TxSmartBuy, Managed, TXMAS, and open market contracts.

Daily statewide procurement operations:

  • Administering over 250 statewide contracts and procurement schedules representing several thousand line items of products/services;
  • Processing open market requisitions (including school buses) on behalf of 221 state agencies and over 1900 CO-OP members;
  • Providing information and customer service related to statewide purchasing processes as well as the Centralized Master Bidders List and the State of Texas CO-OP;
  • Conducting outreach to vendors, state agencies, and local governments at state trade shows and conferences.

Responsibility for drafting, reviewing and updating:

Liaison to the following:

In addition, the state purchasing team compiles monthly workload measures and quarterly performance measures reported to the Legislative Budget Board (LBB) and many other procurement management reports.

For specific questions or support, please access the State Purchasing Staff Directory.

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