Purchasing Department
800 E. Overland
Suite 300
El Paso, Texas 79901
Phone (915) 546-2048
Fax (915) 546-8180

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  • Welcome to the El Paso County Purchasing Department
  • Thank you for visiting the El Paso County Purchasing Department website. The Purchasing Department provides procurement services for the El Paso County departments and offices. CoinsThe Purchasing department has the responsibility of purchasing all materials, supplies, services and equipment for County department governmental entities, via an informal or formal procurement process. The Purchasing department is also responsible for the administration of property control and related tracking of fixed assets for the County. Purchasing supervises all purchases made as a result of the competitive bidding process and administers the inventory control functions for the County as prescribed by State Statutes and in accordance with departmental policies, rules and procedures. This department is also responsible for the administration and operation of the copy center, central supply and all mail functions for the County.
  • Because of the Commissioners Court philosophy of open, competitive bidding, we wish to provide information to you on how to conduct business with El Paso County. We wish to invite all businesses to participate in the bidding process. Please take advantage of this information and opportunity.
  • Should you require additional information, please feel free to call the Purchasing Department at 915-546-2048. Our staff will assist you and answer any questions you may have.
  • For more information regarding the El Paso County Purchasing system, please select a link on the left menu.
  • El Paso County Code of Ethics for Vendors
  • • Any vendor involved in a single procurement exceeding $50,000 must read and sign the El Paso County Code of Ethics Training Affidavit that is included in each bid packet. In addition, all vendors shall comply with Section 161 of the Texas Local Government Code.
  • Notice to all vendors/bidders: Contact by the bidder during the bid or proposal process with a County of El Paso official or county employee, other than those shown as Contacts on the RFP or bid shall cause the bidder to be immediately disqualified from consideration of award.
  • As an option to completing the “Ethics Training Affidavit Form” included in bid packets, vendors may access and complete the training at:
  • http://www.epcounty.com/ethicscom/training.htm
  • The training receipt should be printed and included with the Bid/RFP/RFQ/RFI.
  • City Purchasing Event
  • City of El Paso 2017 Cooperative Purchasing Expo
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  • The Basics of Purchasing Law
  • The Basics of Purchasing Law and The Texas Local Government Code 262 training
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