Doing Business with the City of Murphy

As a local government, Murphy encourages competition among potential vendors. This enables us to obtain quality goods and services at the best prices available and maximize tax dollars invested by the residents and businesses of Murphy.

The mission is to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal laws applying to City purchasing while providing all vendors, including HUBS, equal access to the competitive process for the acquisition of goods and services.

Vendor Registration

Our goal is to make doing business with us as simple and convenient as possible. Submission is accepted through email. You may download and print a copy of the Conflict-of-Interest Form, Vendor Information Form, ACH Form(Optional) and W-9 Fill in the information and submit via Email.

Required Forms:

1. W-9

2. Conflict of Interest Form

3. Vendor Information Form

4. Government Code Title 10. F. 2252, 2271, and 2274 Prohibitions and Verifications (for all contracts $100,000 or greater with 10 or more full-time employees)

Payment Options

Invoices approved for payment by the proper City authorities shall be paid by the Finance Department within thirty (30) calendar days of receipt in accordance with the provisions of Article 601(f), Section 2 of the State of Texas Civil Statutes. Payment may be in the form of check or ACH. For ACH enrollment, email completed ACH Form to finance@murphytx.org

Quick Links

1.    Local Govt Code Chapter 252: Purchasing and Contracting Authority of Municipalities

2.    Local Govt Code Chapter 271: Purchasing and Contracting Authority of Municipalities, Counties, and    Certain Other Local Governments

3.    Govt Code 2254: Professional and Consulting Services

4.    Govt Code 2269: Contracting and Delivery Procedures for Construction Projects

5.    Govt Code Title 10 Divestment Statute Lists

6.    Procurement Terms Dictionary

Disclosure of Certain Relationships using the Conflict-of-Interest Form

Local Government Code, Title 5. Matters affecting Public Officers and Employees 

Subtitle C.  Matters Affecting Public Officers and Employees of more than one type of Local Government

Chapter 176: Disclosure of Certain Relationships with Local Government Officers, Providing Public Access to Certain Information

Chapter 176.006 of the Texas Local Government Code requires that any vendor or person considering doing business with a local government entity disclose in the Questionnaire Form CIQ, the vendor or person's affiliation or business relationship that may cause a conflict of interest with the City of Murphy.   

A vendor shall file a completed questionnaire if the vendor has a business relationship with a local governmental entity and 1) has an employment or other business relations with a local government officer of the City of Murphy or a family member of the officer, 2) has given a local government officer of the City of Murphy or family member of the officer, one or more gifts with the aggregate value of more than $100 in the 12-month period preceding the contract execution, 3) has a family relationship with a local government officer of the City of Murphy.

 A vendor shall file an updated completed questionnaire with the City Secretary not later than the seventh business day after the date on which the vendor becomes aware of an event that would make a statement in the questionnaire incomplete or inaccurate. 

By submitting a response to a quote, bid or other request, vendors declare compliance with the requirements of Chapter 176 of the Texas Local Government code.