General Purchasing Guidelines

Purchasing Overview

All purchases will be consistent with the Brazos County Purchasing Policy and state and federal laws. Any questions may be directed to Purchasing personnel.


  • $999.99 or less
    Items or services purchased in this category are at the discretion of the department head. Competitive quotes are encouraged, but not required
  • $1,000 to $9,999
    Three written quotes are required from vendors capable of providing the items or services
  • $10,000 to $49,999
    Purchasing will assist in the acquisition from quotes to delivery
  • $50,000 or more
    Purchasing will secure these items or services through a sealed competitive bid or other method that is consistent with Texas statutes

Conflict of Interest

Take the Conflict of Interest Questionnaire.