Purchases over $50,000, in the aggregate for each 12 month period shall be made by one of the following methods: 

  • Competitive bidding

  • Competitive sealed proposals

  • Request for Proposals

  • Request for Qualifications

  • Purchasing through these purchasing coops


REMEMBER... When purchasing through BuyBoard you must send the PO to Buy Board.  Sending it directly to the vendor is prohibited.

Phone: 800-695-2919

Fax: 800-211-5454

Region One-Child Nutrition South Texas Co-op

Child Nutrition Program - South Texas Co-Op

Region One Energy Program

Texas Energy Center - A Cooperative Of Region One

Sole Source

All sole source vendors must comply with the criteria set forth by Texas Education Code Statute Number 44.031 (j) Sole Source.  To be considered as a sole source vendor please read and fill out the Sole Source Vendor Affidavit.

Board Approved Vendors

Bids are awarded by the Edcouch-Elsa Independent School District on an annual basis, some with extension periods included in the specifications.

Current list of local awarded bids Board Approved Vendors (2021-2022).

Problems with any bid awarded vendors should be provided to the Business Office in writing, expressing the concern.

Individual bid award contracts are for a specific time period.  Refer to respective contracts for starting and ending dates.