Doing Business with Bexar County

Small Business & Entrepreneurship Department

Bexar County is committed to working with small, minority-owned, women-owned, and veteran-owned businesses as well as disadvantaged business enterprises and historically underutilized businesses. Our goal is to work together with business owners, regional partners, state & federal agencies, and other resources to deliver the best environment for entrepreneurs and small businesses. 

This area contains links to multiple Bexar County entities. The Bexar County Purchasing Department is responsible for the procurement of goods and services for Bexar County Departments and Offices. The Bexar County Public Works Department focuses on capital improvements and construction, as well as professional services. The Contract & Diversity Management System (CDMS) is a directory of all certified SMWBE / DBE / HUB businesses in the Bexar County area. 

Other links here include the Bexar County District Attorney’s office for reporting hot checks and white-collar fraud, the Bexar County Economic Development Department, and information on previously awarded bids and contracts. Each section is broken down to the areas of interest to businesses, including construction, professional services, and goods & commodities. 

The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Dept. has coordinated with the Bexar County Purchasing Dept. to assist business owners in understanding the solicitation packet (PDF). If you have additional questions or can’t find what you’re looking for, call us at (210) 335-2478 or schedule an appointment

NOTICE: The Bexar County Purchasing Department web site is currently being updated. To view the most recent editions of the Bexar County Purchasing Manual (PDF) and Administrative Policy 8.1: Purchase of Goods and Services and Procurement of Professional and Personal Services (PDF), please click the links below:

Access the Bexar County Purchasing Manual (PDF) (Revised January 2019)

Access Bexar County Administrative Policy 8.1: Purchase of Goods and Services and Procurement of Professional and Personal Services (PDF) (Revised September 2017)

Upcoming CoNStruction Bid OpporTunities

ProjectScopeBudgetEst. Bid
BiblioTech EDUInterior Finish out$1,500,00Summer 2020
Justice Center BasementInterior Renovation$400,000Spring 2020
3rd Floor Archives RenoInterior Renovation$500,000Spring 2020
Firing Range ClassroomNew Building$500,000Spring 2020
ADC Master Control RenoInterior Renovation$500,000Spring 2020
Vista Verda 4th FloorInterior Renovation$200,000Spring 2020
Krier Center Door RepairExterior door and canopies$250,000Spring 2020
Mission Rd. ImprovementsWaterproofing$400,000Summer 2020

** All projects will be released through the purchasing solicitation portal. Information can be found at: Bexar County Purchasing Department 

For more information on Awarded Contract information, please call Bexar County Purchasing at (210) 335-2211.