Effective January 1, 2016
All contracts executed by Commissioners Court, regardless of the dollar amount, will require completion of Form 1295 "Certificate of interested Parties", per the new Government Code Statute §2252.908.
The Purchasing Agent is appointed for a two year term by a Purchasing Board composed of three District Judges and two members of Commissioners Court.
The County Purchasing Agent has a two fold mission:
- To work in concert with the County Auditor as part of the system of checks and balances to ensure the proper expenditure of taxpayer's dollars.
- To develop policies and procedures to ensure the proper, prompt and responsive purchase of all supplies, materials, equipment, and services required or used, and to contract for all repairs to property used by the County or employees of the County, and to implement such policies and procedures in the operation of his office.