Purchasing


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 ethic's 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. Click here for a copy of our exempt form.

Existing City Vendors

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

Surplus Property

The City of Southlake utilizes Rene Bates Auctioneers for the disposal of surplus items. Visit their website for upcoming auctions.

  1. Tim Slifka, CPPO, CPPB

    Purchasing Manager
    Phone: (817) 748-8312

  2. Denise Artho

    Accounting Assistant II - Purchasing
    Phone: (817) 748-8940

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