SOURCE: BidNet | SourceSuite


July 21, 2016 09:05 ET

Upper Brushy Creek WCID joins the Texas Purchasing Group

ROUND ROCK, TX--(Marketwired - July 21, 2016) - Upper Brushy Creek WCID has officially joined the Texas Purchasing Group, one of BidNet's regional e-procurement solutions, providing vendors throughout Texas with easy online access to its upcoming solicitations. Upper Brushy Creek WCID invites all vendors to register online at

The regional Texas Purchasing Group connects local governments with vendors looking to do business with public agencies. On the Texas Purchasing Group, vendors seeking business with 33 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, Upper Brushy Creek WCID 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 Upper Brushy Creek WCID more vendor competition, which we hope will help cut costs," said Ruth Haberman, General Manager of Upper Brushy Creek WCID 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."

Upper Brushy Creek WCID invites all local vendors to visit and register to receive access to its upcoming solicitations as well as the upcoming bids and RFPs from 32 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 Upper Brushy Creek WCID:
The District is responsible for the operation and maintenance of flood control structures within the Upper Brushy Creek watershed in the Brazos River Basin. It's the local sponsor of 23 dams in the most urbanized areas of Williamson County, Texas. The dams are located in and around Leander, Cedar Park, north Austin, Round Rock, and Hutto.

The mission of the Upper Brushy Creek Water Control and Improvement District is to "maintain and improve flood control structures and take appropriate measures to protect public safety as well as economic infrastructure of the District, in consultation and cooperation with other governmental entities. The District will actively foster a regional perspective and will encourage cooperation among governmental entities. We will accomplish these tasks utilizing cost-effective methods, minimizing the impact to the environment, considering the community values of our stakeholders, and conducting our business with openness, honesty and integrity."

About Texas Purchasing Group:
Texas Purchasing Group is a part of BidNet's regional Texas 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 Texas Purchasing Groups throughout the country used by over 1,100 local government agencies. To learn more about the features and module available to government agencies, please visit

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