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COVID-19 Updates and Information.
The Arbor - January 2021
Searchers recover the body of UPPD Sergeant Robert Ramsey in the waters of Lake Tawakoni
Chief of Police retires after 16 years, new Chief of Police appointed
December 2020 UPdate
Stormwater Detention Project wraps up in Caruth Park
Friday, January 15 at 10:45 a.m. - Virtual Baby Story Time.
Wednesday, January 20 at 3:45 p.m. - Virtual Preschool STEAM and Stories.
Thursday, January 21 at 10:45 a.m. - Virtual Toddler Story - UP Public Library
Friday, January 22 at 10:45 a.m. - Virtual Baby Story Time.
Wednesday, January 27 at 3:45 p.m. - Virtual Preschool STEAM and Stories.
Thursday, January 28 at 10:45 a.m. - Virtual Toddler Story - UP Public Library
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - City Council Meeting
Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - City Council Meeting
The Purchasing Department strives to ensure that responsible vendors have fair & competitive access to business with the City, purchases are compliant with state regulations and the City gets the best possible value when spending taxpayer dollars.
The City’s Purchasing Division oversees procurement of the supplies, materials, and equipment needed to deliver service to the City’s residents. Purchasing is also responsible for procuring construction services and professional services according to the guidelines set forth in the Texas Local Government Code.
Elizabeth Anderson, CPSM
City of University Park
4420 Worcola Street
Dallas, TX 75206
The City uses Periscope S2G (formerly BidSync) to post all formal bids and some informal requests for quotes. Join our vendor list for free by registering here.
The Purchasing Department’s full policies and procedures are available here. These policies are adapted from Administrative Order PRS-10, “Ethics Policy” which was approved by the City Manager in 2013. Please refer to page 18 for our Purchasing Ethics policy.”
The City of University Park Purchasing Division earned the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award for 2019.
This award was established in 1995 by the National Purchasing Institute (NPI) to recognize the achievement of organizational excellence in public procurement. The award is achieved by those organizations that demonstrate excellence in procurement by obtaining a high score on rating of standardized criteria.
The program is designed to measure innovation, professionalism, e-procurement, productivity, and leadership attributes of the procurement function.
The City of University Park is one of only 67 cities in the U.S. and Canada to receive the 2019 award. The City has received the award for 19 consecutive years.