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The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) was signed into law on Feb. 17, 2009, by President Barack Obama. It is intended to jumpstart the economy as the nation tries to recover from a global economic downturn. Money will flow from the Federal government to states, cities, non-profits and other agencies and organizations. Funding will come through many different processes and for a wide variety of goals and priorities.

The City of Austin Purchasing Office is pleased to provide live bid opening webinars on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2:15 p.m. There is a login limit of 25 participants for the webinar.

This page provides information related to the development of the 2018 GO Bond Program.  The process kicked off in December 2016, and is slated to wrap up in December 2018.

Every person owning, operating, managing, or controlling any hotel or collecting payment for occupancy in any hotel shall collect the Hotel Occupancy Tax from their guests for the City of Austin.

The City of Austin Purchasing Office includes the following documents in all solicitations for goods and services and the resultant contracts. In the event that modifications or changes are made to the standard definitions, instructions and/or terms and conditions, they will be contained in a Supplemental Purchase Provisions Section issued with each solicitation.