The City of Southlake's Purchasing Division is responsible for securing the best quality products and services through the most cost-effective means while ensuring fair and equitable treatment for all vendors. Purchasing strives to treat vendors in a fair manner while avoiding the perception of immoral, illegal, or unethical behavior. You may view our ethics policy here.

How to Do Business with the City of Southlake

The City of Southlake utilizes Bonfire for its e-procurement solution. To register for automatic bid notices, to view current bidding opportunities, and to submit bids electronically, please visit Bonfire.

The City expects a Quality Vendor to:

  • Demonstrate City Values
  • Provide Exceptional Customer Service
  • Exemplify Ethical behavior at all times

The City of Southlake is exempt from Federal Excise, State, and/or City Sales Tax. Use the link for a copy of our Tax Exempt Form.

Existing City Vendors

The City of Southlake's Vendor Self Services (VSS) system allows you, as a vendor, to manage your account information. Click here for VSS instructions.

Surplus Property

The City of Southlake utilizes Rene Bates Auctioneers to dispose of surplus items. Upcoming auctions are listed on the Rene Bates website.

  1. Tim Slifka, CPPO, CPPB

    Purchasing Manager

  2. Denise Hernandez

    Accounting Assistant II - Purchasing

2023 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement