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Procurement Information

Request for Proposals - RFP

Request for Proposals for a Low-Income Discount Administor to Administer the Low-Income Customer Rate Reduction Programs for Electric and Telephone Service in Texas

  • 473-15-00330 - Notice

  • 473-15-00330 Exhibit 15

  • 473-15-00330 Exhibit 16

  • 473-15-00330 - Pre-Bid Conference Sign In Sheet

  • 473-15-00330 - Addendum 1

  • Single Discount Letter - SDL

  • LIDA Application - 2015

    The Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the administration of the low-income residential customer rate reduction programs for electric and telephone services in Texas. A Mandatory pre-bid conference will be held on April 7, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. The conference is at the PUCT headquarters located in the William B. Travis Building at 1701 N. Congress Ave., Austin, Texas 78701 on the 8th floor at 8 Central. Teleconferencing will not be permitted.

    Please note: The PUCT will consider only the proposals of entities that attend the pre-bid conference.

  • Purchasing

    The Purchasing Department of the Public Utility Commission (PUC) ensures that all purchases made comply with state law and the rules and regulations of the Comptroller of Public Accounts/Texas Procurement and Support Services (CPA/TPASS). Purchasing is a centralized function at the PUC. Division purchasing liaisons submit purchase requisitions to the purchasing department for budget approval and processing.

    Purchaser, CTPM
    Fiscal and Information Services

    How Can I Do Business With the PUC?

    The PUC does not maintain its own bidders list. We are required to solicit pricing only from the Centralized Master Bidders List (CMBL). If you are not a member, and are interested in obtaining information about the program, you can call CMBL Registration at 512-463-6363.

    Electronic State Business Daily (ESBD)
    Information on PUC and other available bid opportunities in Texas state government.

    Payment Scheduling
    State agencies must schedule vendor payments, and where appropriate, discounts for early payment.

    Prompt Payment
    When properly invoiced, state agencies must make prompt payment.

    HUB Certification Information

    The Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) program is priority to the Public Utility Commission. The PUC actively encourages purchasing from, and contracting with, Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBs) to provide goods and services to support the agency's operations.