Doing business with us.

If you’re looking for grant or current bid opportunities, or would like to become a vendor, you’ve come to the right place. We hope that the following information will assist in becoming familiar with how to conduct business with Workforce Solutions of Central Texas and CTCOG.

Procurements

State and local governments offer businesses the opportunity to sell billions of dollars worth of products and services. As grant recipient and fiscal agent for Workforce Solutions of Central Texas, the Central Texas Council of Governments is responsible for an annual workforce development budget in excess of $22 million. 

Workforce Solutions of Central Texas and CTCOG utilize a competitive procurement process to gain maximum free and open competition to ensure purchases are obtained efficiently and in compliance with the provisions of applicable laws and regulations. 

Purchasing is a centralized function at the CTCOG. Any technical questions concerning RFPs should be sent to horaced@workforcelink.com.

how to do Business

To learn more about doing business with the Central Texas Workforce Board or other workforce board areas, visit one of the following links:

Please direct inquiries to:

Horace Dicks
Director of Administration
200 North Main
P.O. Box 450
Belton, Texas 76513

Email: HoraceD@workforcelink.com
Phone: 254-742-4512
Fax: 254-939-3207

You can also click here to fill out our Procurement Contact Form

Sealed bids or Request for Proposals (of $50,000.00 or more) are advertised in major local newspapers under the legal notices section, here on this web page, and occasionally in trade magazines or other publications that are specific to the particular commodity or service requested.

Only those vendors who have downloaded a copy of the RFP and its attachments will be registered on the official respondent vendor notification list. Be sure to read the bid/RFP solicitation packets thoroughly for deadlines and delivery timeframe information.

For bids less than $50,000.00, Workforce Solutions of Central Texas and CTCOG staff will obtain written or telephone quotes by contacting at least three vendors. In accordance with Texas Government Code 791.001, we have the option of purchasing products that are on State of Texas or cooperative purchasing contracts.

What are the bidding thresholds?

  • Purchase price up to $2,999: Quotes are not required, but good faith effort is required in obtaining best possible price.
  • Purchase price between $3,000-$49,999: At least three (3) competitive written bids required.
  • Purchase price over $50,000: Sealed bidding or request for proposal process requiring Executive Board approval and advertising in newspapers.

Some exceptions may apply to the above bidding thresholds.

Become A Registered Vendor

Workforce Solutions of Central Texas is on a mission to empower Central Texans with opportunities to develop to their fullest career potential.

In order for us to know about your company, you need to complete and send us a Vendor Application.

You can view and print a vendor application by clicking HERE for a PDF version. You can send it to us by using the contact form at the bottom of the page, via fax or by email.

Become A WIOA Eligible
Training Provider

Workforce Solutions of Central Texas offers a wide array of services to help your company find, hire, and train skilled workers.

Eligible Training Providers are job training programs certified by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) to provide Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)–funded training services. Please find the attached Eligible Training Provider resource page.

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How can we help you?

Please include any attachments (e.g., bid proposals, vendor application, etc.) that would help us better understand how we can do business together.

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