LCRA buys a variety of goods and services from a large and diverse group of suppliers. During fiscal year 2012, LCRA spent about $439 million for a variety of items, from janitorial services and engineering services to bucket trucks for transmission line repair and power plant construction.
LCRA recognizes the importance of diverse business enterprises, including minority- and women-owned, service disabled veteran-owned, or HUBZone businesses in the communities it serves. That's why LCRA continues to expand its relationships with these companies. During FY12, LCRA spent approximately $38 million with diverse businesses.
Finding Business Opportunities at LCRA
LCRA regularly posts its current proposal and contract opportunities to this site. These opportunities are broken into the following categories, and can be viewed by clicking the appropriate link:
Conflicts of Interest
Please note that Chapter 176 of the Texas Local Government Code requires that a person who enters, or seeks to enter, into a contract with a local governmental entity in Texas must file a conflict of interest questionnaire (Form CIQ) if:
- the person has an employment or other business relationship with an officer of the governmental entity, or a family member of the officer,
- the person has made certain gifts to an officer, or a family member of the officer.
More information about conflict of interest disclosures is available online from the Texas State Legislature. Should you need to complete a questionnaire, LCRA has an electronic version of the form you must use by creating a Supplier Account and completing the questionnaire under Managing your Supplier Account website.
Environmentally Friendly Procurement
LCRA is committed to the stewardship of the water, land, air and energy resources of the Colorado River basin. LCRA conducts its business with a commitment to environmental leadership and excellence by fostering innovative, cost-effective environmental solutions. LCRA complies with all applicable laws and regulations addressing environmental protection and seeks opportunities to demonstrate environmental leadership.