The Office of Procurement Services (OPS) is responsible for purchasing the City's goods and services. OPS is committed to strategic and innovative purchasing that maximizes taxpayer spending power. Additionally, OPS sells City surplus property, including impounded vehicles, City fleet, and unclaimed
In an effort to increase transparency and equity, the City of Dallas has created a quarterly report of upcoming solicitations. It is the City's intention that the Procurement Quarterly will provide advance notice of bidding opportunities, increasing vendor submissions, encouraging M/WBE participation, providing ample time for planning and preparing competitive bids and proposals and increasing accountability.
Provides a 3-month forecast for all upcoming solicitations of goods, services, and construction over $50,000.
- Includes solicitations from all City of Dallas departments
- Provides information on the contract type, description, term, estimated value and sub-contracting opportunities.
The Office of Procurement Service introduced the Procurement Quarterly at a Supplier Workshop on Monday, November 18, 2019. Click
here to watch the video for the event. For open solicitations go to Bonfire to register as a Supplier and submit bids and proposals.
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Quarter 1 (October 2020 - December 2020)
Quarter 2 (January 2021 - March 2021)
Procurement Quarterly Report - PDF
FY 21 Q1 Procurement Quarterly Goods, Services and Construction Forecast.pdf
The City of Dallas utilizes Bonfire as its electronic procurement platform. For a listing of current procurement opportunities, to register as a Supplier, or to submit bids electronically, please visit
Bonfire. If you have questions regarding the bidding process with Bonfire, please visit our
here to update supplier payment information.
How to Request a Debrief
The OPS provides
debriefs as a service to provide suppliers with valuable insight and a
developmental opportunity to learn the factors that hindered the successful
awarding of the solicitation. If you would like to request a debrief, simply
email the buyer listed in the solicitation or email Danielle Thompson,
Assistant Director at email@example.com
The City’s Local Preference Program values the
participation of companies who have their principal place of business in the
City of Dallas and who hire City of Dallas residents. For more information
please see the Affidavit, and the list of Frequently Asked Questions below: Affidavit FAQ
➢ LIVING WAGE
On November 10, 2015 the Dallas City Council passed Resolution 15-2141 which requires suppliers awarded general service contracts valued greater than $50,000 to pay their employees rendering services on the contract not less than the “living wage” rate. The current living wage rate is $12.38
➢ CODE OF ETHICS
All consultants, contractors, or persons doing business with the City are required to follow Chapter 12A of the Dallas City Code the
City's Code of Ethics.
➢ REGISTERED BUSINESS
To be considered for award, a business entity must be registered to do business in the state of Texas with the
Texas Secretary of State.
Bid openings will be publicly read and available online. Due
to COVID-19 precautions, bid openings will not be open for in-person viewing at
City Hall at this time. You may view bid openings live by going to www.dallascityhall.com. Click on
“watch city meetings online”, and it will be played live on DCN 95 Live. You
may choose either audio, or video player, if you have video capability.
Previous Bid Openings
previous bid openings please click here
Openings are held on Friday at 2pm at the Express Business
Center located at Dallas City Hall 1500 Marilla L2ES