Effective Monday, March 23, 2020,
there will be no public access to county buildings without an appointment. Please
contact 972-548-4165 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Anyone making an unscheduled visit will not be
allowed in the building.
Thank you for your understanding.
In an effort to avoid person-to-person interaction to comply with the latest Order issued to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Collin County Purchasing will temporarily only accept IFB, RFP, RFQ and Quote submittals electronically in Ionwave (eBid) or via parcel carrier until further notice. Please do not deliver your solicitation response in person.
All bid openings will be completed on schedule and witnessed by Collin County Purchasing staff to ensure all procurement statutes, policies and state laws are followed.
Michalyn Rains, CPPO, CPPB
Collin County Purchasing
Collin County Administration Building
2300 Bloomdale Rd., Suite 3160
McKinney, TX 75071
972-424-1460 ext. 4165 (Metro)
972-548-4694 (Fax, Main Office)
972-547-5305 (Fax, Justice Center Remote Site)
8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday
To provide feedback to Purchasing, send an email to
The Collin County Purchasing Department provides a unified purchasing system that ensures integrity and fairness, with centralized responsibility for oversight of solicitation, vendor selection, negotiation, award, contract management, reporting, and disposal of surplus property for the benefit of Collin County agencies.
The department is dedicated to providing and managing for our agencies the most effective and efficient procurement processes and procedures for the acquisition of quality goods and services in support of Collin County's mission and goals. Our focus is to provide the best possible quality goods and services, at the best value, to the citizens of Collin County while providing qualified suppliers with open and fair competition for County business.
In order to do the best possible job for the citizens of Collin County, Texas, an exchange of ideas and techniques related to purchasing, administration, and management is essential. Therefore, we hold membership in NIGP, The Institute for Public Procurement (NIGP), the National Purchasing Institute (NPI), the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex Chapter of NIGP (DFW NIGP), and the Public Purchasing Association of North Central Texas (PPANCT). We are proud to announce that the Collin County Purchasing Department has received the prestigious NPI Excellence in Procurement Award for the past 17 years, 2003-2019.
We are always ready and willing to help. If you have a product or service to sell, please
call for an appointment. Office hours for salespeople wanting to see the Purchasing Agent or staff are by appointment only between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. This office is closed on weekends and legal holidays.
It will be appreciated if you will make this Department the first point of contact when presenting your products to Collin County. Because of the nature of your product, it may be desirable to put you in contact with the departments which use or may use such materials. Many of these departments are spread throughout the County, so your initial contact with us is important.
Excellence in Purchasing for 17 Years Running
The Collin County Purchasing Department is the recipient of the 2019 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award. Collin County is one of only 48 agencies in TX and one of only 45 Counties in the United States and Canada to receive the award. Collin County has received the award for seventeen (17) consecutive years.