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Purchasing Office

The Purchasing Office is responsible for managing the procurement of goods and services for all City of Austin operations. The Office is a division under the City’s Financial Services Department.


How the City Buys Goods/Services

The City of Austin makes purchases on the open market, by informal or formal requests, or utilizing cooperative contracts.

The City makes purchases based on dollar ranges:

  • $0 - $3,000

Purchases made based on a single quote and may be authorized and/or paid using a purchasing order or purchasing card.

  • $3,000.01 - $50,000

Purchases made based on an informal request with a minimum of three quotes, with attempts made to obtain at least two quotes from a certified Women or Minority Owned Business

  • $50,000.01 and above

Purchases made based on a formal solicitation and may require approval by the City Council


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Doing Business with the City

A Message From Our Chief Procurement Officer

  

An Introduction to Our Training Videos


Austin Finance Online is the City of Austin's public financial website where we share information on our budget, payment and procurement activities. The training videos below will guide future and current vendors through the tools and features of the website's Procurement section.

Our three training categories are:


Use the information provided to register as a vendor or log in and maintain your account. When you are ready, explore the Procurement section of Austin Finance Online to learn more about the City's current Contracts and Closed Solicitations. Check out our Active Solicitations to discover the City's current opportunities. Be sure to review the videos in How to Create a Responsive Offer to learn the requirements and best practices for submitting a responsive offer.

If you have any questions or would like additional information, email our team at vendor@austintexas.gov.


Purchasing Staff Directory

Purchasing Office Staff Directory

Aird, Ajani Procurement Specialist II
512-974-2965
Alaniz, Pat Administrative Senior
512-974-2500
Andrade, Maria Procurement Specialist II
512-972-9424
Barriffe, Paula Procurement Specialist III
512-322-6118
Belizaire, Mickey Procurement Card Administrator
512-974-2083
Benson, Mike Project Manager
512-974-2032
Berdoll, Mark Contract Management Specialist II
512-974-2055
Brandt, Sandy Procurement Manager 512-974-2870
Broniszewski, Didi Procurement Specialist III
512-974-9382
Brown, DeJuan Procurement Specialist III
512-322-6472
Ceder, Sydney Procurement Specialist III
512-974-2225
Chapa, Betty Contract Management Specialist I
512-974-2556
Ciferri, Marina Procurement Specialist II
512-974-1421
Colon, Perla Procurement Specialist II
512-322-6550
Crawford, VanessaAdministrative Specialist 512-974-2553
Dellemonache, Daniel Procurement Specialist IV
512-974-2981
Dillavou, Andrew Procurement Specialist III
512-974-1763
Drayton, Alfonso Procurement Specialist III 512-974-2298
Duree, Matt Procurement Manager 512-974-6346
D'Vincent, Erin Procurement Manager 512-974-3070
Ellis, Cyrenthia Procurement Manager 512-974-1709
Finn, Julia Procurement Specialist IV 512-322-6060
Fontanez, Reina Program Compliance Coordinator
512-978-1775
Garcia, Bettina Administrative Supervisor 512-974-2014
Garza-Arenas, Rosa Administrative Specialist 512-974-7032
Genty-Andrade, Patricia IT Data Architect 512-972-0433
Gutierrez, Jo Procurement Specialist III
512-974-2827
Harden, Melita Procurement Specialist III
512-322-6149
Hardy, Brett Procurement Specialist IV 512-978-1525
Hernandez, Martha Contract Management Specialist IV
512-974-2020
Hernandez, Samuel Contract Management Supervisor II 512-974-3742
Hilbun, John Contract Management Specialist IV 512-974-1054
Howard, Jim Procurement Specialist IV 512-974-2031
Johnson, Darralyn Procurement Specialist II 512-505-7293
Jones, Marissa Procurement Specialist II 512-974-2038
Lock, Liz Procurement Supervisor
512-322-6251
Lomas, Connie Procurement Card Administrator
512-974-2637
McIntosh, Diana Procurement Specialist III
512-974-2034
Miller, Yolanda Deputy Procurement Officer
512-974-2033
Moore, Marian Procurement Specialist IV
512-974-2062
Neal, Jane Procurement Specialist II
512-974-3398
Nicholson, Terry Procurement Specialist III 512-322-6586
Perkins, Lezlee Procurement Specialist I
512-974-2500
Ramirez, Julia Administrative Specialist
512-974-2221
Ray, Rebecca Program Compliance Coordinator 512-978-1751
Reyes, Cindy Contract Management Specialist III
512-974-2822
Rocha, Michelle Procurement Specialist III
512-974-2261
Rodriquez, Claudia Procurement Supervisor
512-974-2959
Sanchez, Graciela Program Compliance Coordinator 512-974-2500
Scarboro, James Purchasing Officer
512-974-2050
Smith, Barbara Procurement Specialist I
512-978-1786
Stenton, Steve Financial Manager II
512-974-2082
Stewart, Bridney Procurement Specialist III 512-978-3127
Sustaita, Patricia Procurement Specialist IV 512-974-1708
Thepuatrakul, Kate Procurement Specialist II 512-978-1710
Toler, Billy Procurement Specialist III 512-974-2054
Trimble, Paul Procurement Specialist III
512-974-1714
Tyler, Bartley Procurement Specialist II
512-974-2023
Whipple, Richard Procurement Specialist II
512-974-2261
Wilkison, Brenita Procurement Specialist III 512-974-3164
Willett, Shawn Deputy Procurement Officer
512-974-2021
Williams, Karen Procurement Specialist IV
512-322-6467
Wirtanen, Sandy Procurement Specialist IV
512-974-7711
Xoomsai-Purcell, Sai Procurement Manager 512-978-1524
Zachary, Cedric Procurement Specialist II
512-322-6215
Zambrano, Mike Contract Management Specialist III
512-974-3130
Zilkha, Gil Procurement Specialist IV
512-974-2696
Capital Contracting Office

Our vision is to be a valuable Business Partner Capital Project delivery.

Our mission is to procure and manage contracts supporting capital project delivery resulting in an improved quality of life for all.

     •  Improve the quality of life for Austin residents through timely completion of CIP contracts.

     •  Create an environment where people feel connected, empowered, and committed to excellence.

     •  Promote competition for CIP contracts.

     •  Ensure workers on city construction contracts are being paid minimum and prevailing wage.

     •  Provide additional training opportunities for skilled and semi-skilled construction workers in the Austin area.


Learn more about the Capital Contracting Office here.