Vendors interested in providing commodities or services to the Wichita Falls Independent School District should contact the WFISD Purchasing Office, 1104 Broad Street, Room 105, Wichita Falls, Texas 76301-7533 or click on the following link: http://www.publicpurchase.com/gems/wichitafallsisd,tx/buyer/public/publicInfo to access bids posted on Public Purchase. To be placed on the list of prospective bidders, you must complete the following application process.
INSTRUCTIONSIf you are already registered with Public Purchase previously please proceed directly to step 2.1. Register with Public Purchase:
Use the link below to begin the registration process. It can take up to 24 hours for your account to become active. You will receive an email from email@example.com letting you know your account is activated. Be sure and add this email address to your contacts to avoid the bid notification emails being sent to your junk folder.2. Register with Wichita Falls ISD:
A. Once you have received your activation email from Public Purchase log into www.publicpurchase.com and accept the terms and conditions of use.
B. Then click on the link below to start your registration process with Wichita Falls ISD. Begin by selecting the NIGP Commodity Codes that relate to your business so you can receive email notifications of future bid opportunities. You may be prompted to fill out a W-9 for the Wichita Falls ISD records and for tax purposes. This form must be completed before you will be considered a vendor for the Wichita Falls ISD even if Wichita Falls ISD already has a W-9 from you on file.
C. If, for any reason, the link below fails, you can follow the following procedure to complete the registration process:
It is important that this second part of the registration is complete or you will not receive notifications of upcoming quote opportunities from theWichita Falls ISD. It is your responsibility to keep the information up to date, particularly the contacts and email addresses.
Although WFISD utilizes the Bidder's List in preparing bid invitations and quotation requests, placement on the list is no guarantee of solicitation.
It is important to note that being registered with Public Purchase does not automatically make a vendor a WFISD approved vendor.
WFISD Purchasing Process
The Purchasing Office is responsible for soliciting formal bids of $50,000 or more for the District. Formal bids are solicited through newspaper advertisement.
Direct School Solicitation
Vendors wishing to make direct contact with schools for the purpose of selling products or services for school use as a fundraiser must make contact with booster club officers or student organization sponsors for consideration. Officers and sponsor names can be obtained at the specific campus.
The Wichita Falls Independent School District looks forward to working with your company. Please do not hesitate to call us at 940.235.1017, e-mail us, or stop by our office if you have any questions.Prevailing Wage RateThese Prevailing Wage Rates were adopted by our Board of Trustees.