> Purchasing Solutions Alliance

PSA membership is free and open to public agencies, nonprofits and other political subdivisions of any U.S. state. There are no minimum spending requirements, and you can stop our contracts at any time.

To become a member, complete and sign the PSA Interlocal Purchasing Agreement (ILA) provided here. Anyone authorized to sign contracts for your organization can sign the ILA. Return the ILA to us by email psabuy@bvcog.org or fax (979) 595-2810. We’ll sign the ILA and return the executed copy to you for your files.

The following entities are eligible to become members of PSA:

  • Cities, Towns, Counties and other Local Governments
  • Political Subdivisions and Planning Commissions
  • Schools, School Districts, Colleges and Universities
  • Emergency Medical Services and Fire Districts
  • Hospitals and Hospital Districts
  • Special Law Enforcement Jurisdictions
  • Judicial Courts and Districts
  • Utility Districts
  • Special Districts
  • State Agencies
  • Nonprofit 501(c)(3) Corporations

Click here to see a complete list of PSA Members.

 

Click here for information about Member Services and Benefits.

PSA will:

1) Solicit input and contract needs from interested public agencies.

2) Research products, write technical specifications and performance requirements.

3) Coordinate and host pre-bid and pre-proposal conferences.

4) Solicit competitive bids and proposals.

5) Evaluate bid and proposal responses.

6) Award contracts through the BVCOG Board of Directors.

7) Assist with order placement and resolving order issues.

In addition, PSA will ensure your local businesses and HUB’s have the opportunity to participate and submit competitive bids or proposals.

Member Benefits:

1) Volume purchasing discounts.

2) Expedites the procurement process for member entities.

3) No cost or fees to participate.

4) No minimum spending requirements.

5) PSA absorbs the administrative cost of preparing and soliciting bids and publishing legal notices.

6) Complies with state purchasing codes for all eligible members.

7) Contract Administration.