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Purchasing

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Two suspects in custody following carjacking in UP.

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Mosquito Fogging - June 13 after 9:30 p.m. - All alleys & City parks. 

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Power outage updates.

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Seeking feedback - potential Miracle Mile renovations.

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Dive-In Movies, summer 2019.

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July 4, 2019 event details.

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Wednesday, June 19 at 11:00 a.m. - Summer Splash Story Time.

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Wednesday, June 19 at 5 p.m. - Court Night.

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Thursday, June 20 at 10:45 a.m. - Toddler Story at UP Public Library.

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Friday, June 21 at 10:45 a.m. - Baby Story Time at UP Public Library.

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Wednesday, June 26 at 11:00 a.m. - Summer Splash Story Time.

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Wednesday, June 26 at 5 p.m. - Court Night.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - City Council Meeting

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - City Council Meeting

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Mission Statement and Purpose

The City of University Park strives to ensure fair, competitive access to governmental procurement by responsible vendors and to conduct business activities in such a manner as to foster public confidence in the integrity of the City of University Park.
 

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.

 

Contact Us

Elizabeth Anderson, CPSM
Purchasing Manager
City of University Park
4420 Worcola Street
Dallas, TX 75206
214-987-5480
eanderson@uptexas.org
 

Join Our Vendor List

The City uses BidSync to post all formal bids and some informal requests for quotes. Join our vendor list for free by registering here.
 

Policy

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.”


Achievement of excellence in procurement 2018 winner
 
Purchasing Division Receives Award

The City of University Park Purchasing Division earned the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award for 2018.
 

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 65 cities in the U.S. to receive the 2018 award.  The City has received the award for 18 consecutive years.