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Monday, October 18, 2021

Learn more about bid opportunities, bidding thresholds, or if you currently have any open bids. Click to learn more about Brazos Valley Council of Governments purchasing.



BVCOG wins AEP Award for excellence in procurement!AEP Procurement Award

Brazos Valley Council of Governments has been nominated, and won, the NPI award for Achievement of Excellence in Procurement ® for its procurement program! This prestigious award recognizes our program for its efficiency and organizational excellence with the new ProcureNow automated bid process.

Doing Business with BVCOG

The Purchasing Program of the Brazos Valley Council of Governments (BVCOG) has partnered with ProcureNow for a fully automated, web-based electronic bidding system and vendor management system. Below are the bids and proposals currently being solicited and the corresponding closing dates for each. Our new e-Procurement Portal will allow interested parties to do the following:

  • Register (for free) to bid and receive notifications of future opportunities in the e-Procurement Portal by selecting “Subscribe” to create an account.
  • Follow updates to existing solicitations by finding the solicitation and clicking the “Follow” button. This will allow all interested parties to receive amendments and addenda automatically.
  • Submit questions and receive answers for open solicitations.
  • Guide vendors through the process of responding electronically to RFPs, bids, etc. to ensure submissions have been accurately completed.
  • Ultimately, have one location for all bid opportunities issued by BVCOG.

Paper bid submissions will still be available. Full instructions will be included in each bid opportunity.

To get started, click here and subscribe. You’ll receive an email to activate your account. For more information about how to register, please see our help file here.  Please see below our open opportunities as well as upcoming solicitations.

Current Solicitations


Visit our Procurement Portal to view current and upcoming solicitations.


BVCOG’s Bidding Thresholds

  • Purchase price up to $500: Quotes are not required, but good faith effort is required in obtaining the best possible price.
  • Purchase price between $501-$1,000: At least three (3) verbal or written bids are required.
  • Purchase price between $1,000-$25,000: At least three (3) written bids are required.
  • Purchase price over $25,000: Sealed bidding process requiring Executive Board approval and advertising in newspapers.

In accordance with Texas Government Code 791.001, BVCOG has the option of purchasing products that are on the State of Texas or cooperative purchasing contracts. If this method is chosen, the bidding process is not necessary regardless of the dollar amount. Some exceptions may apply to the above bidding thresholds.

Sealed Bids and Proposals

Sealed bids or proposals are for purchases or contracts expected to be $25,000 or more. Sealed bid documents must include a specific date and time of the bid closing and a location as to where the vendor is to submit the bid. Late bids are not accepted. Award of competitive sealed bids are made on a best-value basis.

For More Information

Susan Lightfoot
Purchasing Director, Brazos Valley Council of Governments
979.595.2801 ext. 2035

Brazos Valley Council of Governments



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