Doing Business With Texas Veterans Commission (TVC)

TVC Procurement
TVC’s direct procurement opportunities include goods and services to meet the daily operational needs of the agency. TVC is committed to making a good faith effort to utilize HUBs in meeting its procurement needs.  TVC’s typical purchases include, but are not limited to:

  • Office supplies and equipment
  • Meeting and training facility rentals
  • Promotional items and awards
  • Audio/Visual (A/V) rentals
  • Computer equipment/hardware
  • Internal Auditing services
  • Computer software and licenses
  • Copier and printer leases/rentals

Current Solicitations

  • All TVC procurement opportunities $25,000 and over can be found by visiting the Electronic State Business Daily (ESBD). 
  • Procurements with a value of less than $25,000 do not require formal competitive bidding.

Electronic State Business Daily (ESBD)
The ESBD is an online search engine that was created pursuant to Texas Government Code §2155.083 as a means for all state agencies to provide notice directly and electronically on the Internet of procurements with a value exceeding $25,000.    

ESBD:  http://www.txsmartbuy.com/sp

Centralized Master Bidders List (CMBL)
The CMBL is a mailing list for vendors to receive bids based on the products or services which can be provided to the State of Texas. Registration on the CMBL is an effective tool for businesses to use to market their products and services to state agencies and institutions of higher education. 

CMBL Registration:  https://comptroller.texas.gov/purchasing/vendor/cmbl/  

CMBL Help Desk: 512-463-3459

Historically Underutilized Business (HUB)
The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts (CPA) administers Texas’ Statewide Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Program in accordance with Texas Government Code, Chapter 2161 and Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Title 34, Part 1, Chapter 20, Subchapter D. The HUB Program is designed to facilitate the participation of minority-owned and women-owned businesses in state agency procurement opportunities.  

TVC encourages Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) vendors to compete for all TVC procurement opportunities. 

TVC HUB Program Information

TVC Contracts
TVC’s Contract Management Handbook provides insight into the contracting policies and practices followed by the agency consistent with the State of Texas Procurement and Contract Management Guide published by the Comptroller of Public Accounts.

Current Contracts
Texas Government Code §2261.253 requires each state agency to post certain contract information on its website. Click on the link below for a list of agency contracts as reported to the Legislative Budget Board Contracts Database.

  1. Fiscal Year:  Search contracts by fiscal year, or leave blank to retrieve a list of all agency contracts reported since FY 2015.
  2. Agency:  Select “Veterans Commission” from the pull-down list.
  3. Click the “Search” button.
  4. Select “Display Expanded Data Set” radio button for complete contract information.
  5. Search results may be exported to Excel or Word.

TVC Contact Information
Contracts and Procurement Email:  purchasing@tvc.texas.gov

Contracts and Procurement Manager

Lead Purchaser 

Chris Wood, CTPM, CTCM
Phone: (512) 463-0627
Fax: (512) 463-1921
Email:  chris.wood@tvc.texas.gov
TBD
Phone: (512) 000-0000
Fax:  (512) 463-1921
Email: TBD