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.
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.
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."