Purchasing Guidelines

Before You Bid

It is important that your firm be capable of complying with all the requirements before bidding.  If the material is unclear or other complications arise, contact the Purchasing Division at (817) 598-4232 as soon as possible.  Do not wait until the date and time of the bid closing.  

Methods of Procurement 

Competition is essential when doing business with the City of Weatherford.  Most procurement actions with a dollar value of $50,000 or more will be competitively bid. 

$5,000 and lessNo bid necessary, may use City Credit Card
$5,001 - $50,000Minimum of three written quotes
More than $50,000Formal quotes process

Insurance Requirements

Type of InsuranceAmount
Commercial General Liability*$1,000,000 per occurrence
*Policy shall have no coverage removed by exclusions$1,000,000 products/completed operations

$1,000,000 general aggregate for bodily and personal injury and property damage
Automobile Liability$1,000,000 combined single limit per accident
Workers' Compensation and Employers' Liability$1,000,000
Personal Liability Insurance
(Architectural or Engineering Contracts)

Additional Terms and Conditions of doing business with the City of Weatherford.