The mission of the Purchasing Division is to procure goods and services in an effective, timely, and cost effective manner while adhering to all Federal, State and Local statutes.

The City of Grand Prairie welcomes the opportunity to do business with interested vendors in the community.

The City's Purchasing Division is interested in fostering participation with all qualified businesses offering commodities and services that may be used by the City. 

How to Do Business with the City

Learn how to become a vendor with the city, insurance requirements, construction projects, bidding process and more.



Minority Business Certification Workshop

Why City Vendors are Required to Have Insurance

Bid Notices

Current bid notices, specifications, and packets can be found online at PlanetBids.com, request via email, or picked up at our office at 300 W. Main St., Grand Prairie, TX  75050.  Email us at purchasingfax@gptx.org for any further information about the bidding process. 

View Current Bid Opportunities


Learn about PlanetBids: PLANETBIDS-INC.pptx(PPTX, 216MB)

MWBE/HUB Annual Questionnaire


The City uses the services of Rene Bates Auctioneers, Inc. to dispose of all surplus property. We announce all surplus auctions in the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram.

For more information on surplus auctions, please email surplus@gptx.org.


Staff Title Phone
Kulkarni, Rashmi Senior Buyer 972-237-8372
McGee, Venona Senior Buyer (972) 237-8266
Rieth, Mike Buyer (972) 237-8271
Ruiz, Kim Senior Buyer (972) 237-8089
Herrera, Laura Senior Buyer (972) 237-8270
Winfield, Chantel Senior Buyer 972-237-8045