Thank you for your interest in becoming a vendor with the City of Alvin. We have provided a comprehensive vendor packet which is required to be submitted prior to becoming an active vendor with the City. In addition, a copy of the City of Alvin's Purchasing Policy (PDF) is available for your review.

The Purchasing Manual, approved by the City Council on November 19, 2015 (Ord. 15-Y), establishes the policies and procedures governing the City's purchase of goods and services.

Cooperative Purchasing

The City may satisfy the competitive bid requirement of state law by purchasing goods and services through cooperative purchasing programs. BuyBoard, The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS), and Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) are cooperative purchasing programs that the City uses to procure products and services. 

Information regarding how to be included as a vendor with these cooperative purchasing programs can be found via the following links:

For more information, contact the Finance Division at 281-388-4213 or via email.

Bidding Information

The City of Alvin invites all interested and qualified suppliers of materials, supplies or services to participate in the bidding process of the City.

Current Bids

Visit our Bidding Information page for more information and a list of current bids.

For more information, contact the City Secretary's Office at 281-388-4255 or email Dixie Roberts.