Senior Purchasing Specialist
Procurement Card Administrator
The Purchasing Division is responsible for the procurement and timely delivery of material, equipment and services necessary to sustain all City Departments in their effort to provide essential services to the citizens of Killeen.
The City of Killeen strives to make our processes as efficient as possible. Electronic communication with possible vendors will make us more efficient in communicating our needs. Beginning October 1, we will accept vendor registration for our new e-bid process. Check back frequently for updates.
The City of Killeen purchases natural gas from Atmos Energy. In calendar year 2013, the City purchased a total of 79,961.40 hundred cubic feet (CCF) of natural gas.
The City of Killeen purchases electricity from Reliant Energy and Bartlett Cooperative. In calendar year 2013, the City purchased a total of 27,838,809 kilowatt hours.
The City of Killeen purchases water from West Bell Water Supply Corporation. In calendar year 2013, the City purchased a total of 3,793,100 gallons of water.
The City is a municipal water supplier and as a self-supplier, no municipal funds are expended to purchase water for municipal services. In calendar year 2013, the City consumed a total of 214,016,500 gallons of water.
The total cost of natural gas, electricity and water purchased by the City in the calendar year 2013 was $3,686,785.07.
The Purchasing Division collaborates state and local laws as well as procedures in order to provide an effective and consistent means of procurement that is in compliance with all laws and regulations. Purchasing provides staff, management and city council the tools to make decisions for the behalf of the citizens to procure supplies and services that will serve as the best value to the city. Purchasing facilitates fair and open competition so that responsible bidders are given the opportunity to compete for the city’s business. Major functions of the division: Bid/RFP/RFQ, Education / Training for Vendors, Education / Training for Staff, Surplus Property Disposal (Auction).
Vendors wishing to provide products or services to the City of Killeen will now use an electronic bidding process. Vendors, even those currently registered with the city, must go to the following link to register: killeentx.ionwave.net/login.aspx.
Once registered, you will receive notifications of upcoming bid opportunities and will be able to complete all bids entirely online.
Please contact Purchasing if you have questions or issues with this new process.Read More
Current Bids and Request for Proposal opportunities are listed below. Bid packages may be downloaded by clicking on the highlighted item link. Addendums and pertinent information will be added to this page as they become available.
Downloadable files are in Adobe Acrobat PDF format unless otherwise indicated.
Bid# 15-04 Families in Crisis Homeless Shelter Renovation Project
Due 12-17-14 at 2 p.m. CST
Bid# 15-03 Traffic Signal at FM 3470
Due 12-10-14 at 3 p.m. CST
Note: Plans and specifications may be obtained from City of Killeen Transportation Engineering, 3201-A S. WS Young Drive, Killeen, Texas 76542.
Phone (254) 616-3180
Note: Plans and specifications may be obtained from The Wallace Group, 3010 Illinois Avenue, Suite 100, Killeen, Texas 76543, 254-554-5959, for $100.00 per set (non-refundable).
For further information regarding the above bids contact Purchasing at:
Please include the following as the subject: Web Purchasing Inquiries
Fax: (254) 501-6308
Bids will be publicly opened and read in Council Chambers, First Floor, City Hall on Bid Due Date and Time unless otherwise stated.
The City of Killeen has teamed with an online auctioneer company to sell surplus property.
Internet sales may include one or more of the following categories: Jewelry, Collectibles, Office Furniture, Computer Equipment, Automobiles, Heavy Equipment, Audio-Visual Equipment, Tools, Sports Equipment, Bicycles, Lawn Maintenance Equipment, Clothing, and others.
Please check periodically as items may change. Live auctions will be posted on the City's website when they are scheduled. Auction Information Hotline: (254) 501-7729