Contracts and Procurement Transparency


Collin County works to achieve quality service with vendors throughout the purchasing cycle and to provide transparency to the general public. The County strives to follow transparency protocols in the Transparency Stars Program as outlined by the State Comptroller of Public Accounts.


*Excudes multi-year capital projects funds. Figures represent maintenance and operations only.


 Procurement Terms

The National Institute of Governmental Purchasers Dictionary of Procurement Terms.

 Procurement Statutes

LGC Chapter 262 : Purchasing and Contracting Authority of Counties

LGC Chapter 271 : Purchasing and Contracting Authority of Municipalities, Counties, and Certain Other Local Governments

GC Chapter 2254 : Professional and Consulting Services

CG Chapter 2269 : Contracting and Delivery Procedures for Construction Projects

 ​Contracts and Procurement Summary for FY2020

Spending on procurement and contracting activities expressed as a total*: $134,469,076.20
Spending on procurement and contracting activities expressed per capita**: $129.96
Total number of publicly posted/advertised bidding and contracting opportunities: 44
Total number of closed bids / solicitations or awarded contracts: 47
Total dollar amount of bids received from invitations for bids or request for proposals: $240,722,397.76 
Total dollar amount awarded from contracts: $21,604,197.77

* Includes capital projects and procurement card spend
**Based on the County’s 2019 estimated population of 1,034,730.00 per US Census Bureau

 Vendor Registration

​Collin County has joined Ion Wave Technologies, Inc. to create Collin County eBid. Vendors will receive automatic notification regarding bids in their commodity class and may download specifications. This system enables us to improve our service to you by providing automatic bid notification and instant access to bid information via the web.

Collin County eBid Vendor Registration

How to do Business with Collin County