SOURCE: BidNet | SourceSuite


August 25, 2016 09:05 ET

Laguna Madre Water District joins the Texas Purchasing Group

PORT ISABEL, TX--(Marketwired - August 25, 2016) - Laguna Madre Water District has officially joined the Texas Purchasing Group, one of BidNet's regional e-procurement solutions, providing vendors throughout Texas easy online access its upcoming solicitations. Laguna Madre Water District invites all vendors to register online at

The regional purchasing group connects local governments with vendors looking to do business with public agencies. On the Texas Purchasing Group, vendors seeking business with 31 participating agencies can register online to gain access to a single point of entry for opportunities throughout Texas. By posting upcoming bids and RFPs on the Texas Purchasing Group, Laguna Madre Water District ensures an entire community of vendors can view their solicitation, download documents, and receive notification of addenda. The vendors self-register and ensure their contact information is up to date.

"Because we aren't the only agency posting and distributing bids, the Texas Purchasing Group provides Laguna Madre Water District more vendor competition, which we hope will help cut costs." said Fernando Garcia, A/P & Procurement Agent of Laguna Madre Water District when asked why their department decided to join the Texas Purchasing Group. "We also like that it can help our current vendors expand their business opportunities."

Laguna Madre Water District invites all local vendors to visit and register to receive access to its upcoming solicitations as well as the upcoming bids and RFPs from 30 other public agencies participating on the Texas Purchasing Group. Registered vendors have the option to upgrade their service to receive customized bid alerts, notification of term contract expiration, and notification of a real-time addendum.

About Laguna Madre Water District:
The Laguna Madre Water District was organized on October 10, 1973 to create a municipal utility district, and is governed by a five member Board of Directors. The District is governed pursuant to provisions of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Service areas include Port Isabel, south Padre Island and Laguna Vista, Texas and surrounding areas. The District was established for the purpose of providing water and wastewater services to its residents and taxpayers.

The current budget is a support document to maximize the planning and sources and funds while maintaining the most economical rates possible. LMWD's budget is 8.5 million per year, and is submitted in accordance with LMWD policy and is compromised of the Revenue Budget, Operation Expense, Debt Service, Capital Projects, Emergency and Grants.

About Texas Purchasing Group:
Texas Purchasing Group is a part of BidNet's regional purchasing groups available at no cost to local government agencies. With years of input from Procurement Professionals, BidNet specifically developed the bid system to fill the need for a robust bid and supplier management solution for local government agencies. BidNet runs regional purchasing groups throughout the country used by nearly 1,100 local government agencies. To learn more about the features and module available to government agencies, please visit

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