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Santa Around Town begins December 13!
Write a letter to Santa Claus!
Seasonal Reminders from UPPD.
COVID-19 Updates and Information.
The Arbor - December 2021.
UPPD Community Survey. Tell us how we are doing!
Tuesday, December 7 at 4 p.m. - Create & Chill with UP Public Library.
Tuesday, December 7 at 6:30 p.m. - UPPL Friends Event - Meet Me at the Library with Tracy Walder
Tuesday, December 7 at 6:30 p.m. - Elena's Children's Park Tree Lighting
Wednesday, December 8 at 10:45 a.m. - Preschool STEAM and Stories.
Thursday, December 9 at 10:45 a.m. - Toddler Story Time @ UPPL.
Thursday, December 9 at 6 p.m. - eBooks & More: Digital Collections Class @ UPPL.
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - City Council Meeting
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 - City Council Meeting - CANCELLED
Tuesday, January 4, 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.