Purchasing

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Purchasing is a division of the Finance Department that is responsible for the procurement of services, supplies and equipment at the best possible value while maintaining the highest ethical position in the procurement process.

The City of Richland Hills has a decentralized form of purchasing, meaning that the City departments are responsible for procuring commodities and services in accordance to City's Purchasing Policy and Procedures and State of Texas Local Government Code.

City of Richland Hills Purchasing Policy and Procedures Manual

Payment Terms

All invoices are paid no later than 30 days past the later of the invoice date or the date of acceptance of the products or service by an authorized City representative, in compliance with the Prompt Payment Act.

Tax Exemptions

The City of Richland Hills is exempt from Federal Excise, State and/or City Sales Tax.

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Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification

Implementation of House Bill 89-Prohibits Contracting or Investing With Companies Who Boycott Israel

In 2017, the Texas Legislature adopted House Bill 89, which added Chapter 2270 to the Subtitle F, Title 10, Government Code to prohibit government entities from contracting with companies who boycott Israel and from investing in companies that boycott Israel.  

Implementation of Senate Bill 252

In 2017, The Texas Legislature adopted Senate Bill 252 which added Chapter 2252 to Subtitle F, Title 10, Government Code stating "... a government may not enter into a contract with a company that does business with Iran, Sudan, or any known terrorist organization."

Implementation of House Bill 1295-Certificate of Interested Parties Form

In 2015, the Texas Legislature adopted House Bill 1295, which added section 2252.908 of the Government Code.  For further information, please refer to the Texas Ethics Commission Website.