Frequently asked questions
District Signature Authority
Contract Signature Authorization:
No other district employee is authorized to sign contracts or otherwise obligate funds on the district's behalf. Any contract, purchase order or other document signed by anyone not listed as having Authorized Signature Authority will not be considered binding and legal in any manner.
Campuses and other departments are not separate legal entities and therefore not able to enter contractual arrangements separate from the district as a whole.
Delegation of School District Signature Authority
CHAPTER 176: DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS
Chapter 176 of the Local Government Code requires disclosure of business and employment relationships and gifts designed to ensure disclosure of financial and business relationships between officers of the local government entities and those who contact with the entities
Conflicts of Disclosure Statements-
(Section 176.003) CIS
Pursuant to Section 176.003, a local government officer must file a "Conflicts Disclosure Statement" with the Records Administrator for any vendor (any person, business entity, or their agent) if Terrell ISD enters into or is considering entering into a contract for the sale or purchase of real property, goods or services with the vendor, if the vendor has a family, employment, or other business relationship with the local government officer of the District or a family member of the officer, or has given a local government officer of the District or family member of the officer one or more gifts totaling more than $100 in the previous twelve (12) months.
Conflict of Interest Questionnaire-
(Section 176.006) CIQ
Pursuant to Section 176.006, a vendor (any person, business entity, or their agent) who enters or seeks to enter into a contract with Terrell ISD, whether they are successful or not, for the sale or purchase of real property, goods or services, must file a "Conflict of Interest Questionnaire” with the Records Administrator if the vendor has a family, employment, or other business relationship with a local government officer, or has given a local government officer or family member of the officer one or more gifts totaling more than $100 in the previous twelve (12) months.
This form is to be filed no later than the seventh (7th) business day after the date that the vendor begins agreement discussions or negotiations with the local governmental entity; or submits to the local governmental entity an application, responds to solicitations, correspondence, or another writing related to a potential agreement with the local governmental entity.
The vendor is required to update the form no later than the seventh (7th) business day after the date of an event that would make a statement in the previously filed questionnaire incomplete or inaccurate. Also, if the vendor files the initial questionnaire prior to June 1, the vendor must file an updated questionnaire not later than September 1 of each year the vendor has an agreement, or potential agreement pending. Violations of Section 176.006 are punishable as a Class C misdemeanor.
Note: A vendor is not required to file an updated completed questionnaire in a year if the person or company has filed a questionnaire on or after June 1, but before September 1 of that year.
Compliance is the responsibility of each vendor and officer who is subject to the requirements of Chapter 176, Local Government Code. Should you have questions concerning this matter, please consult your own legal counsel.
Should you determine that you are required to file a Conflict of Interest Questionnaire, please file it electronically with bid submission or if a Conflict of Interest is discovered at any time of doing business with Terrell ISD, please submit the CIQ to:
Terrell ISD list of Local Government Officers:
Dena Risinger - President - Place 7
Ann Kines McDonald - Vice President - Place 6
Monty Westbrook - Secretary - Place 4
Tonya Derrick - Member - Place 3
Josh Graham - Member - Place 1
Channy Ory - Member - Place 5
Terrell ISD Superintendent:
Reginald Pegram - Member - Place 2
Awarded Bids & Master Vendor List
Master Vendor List
RFP# 2020-001 Landscape Services
RFP# 2020-002 Awards, Trophies, Banners, Signs & Promotional Items
RFP# 2020-003 Apparel, T-Shirts, Spirit Wear, Costumes & Uniforms
RFP# 2020-004 Career & Technology Educational Supplies, Services, Equipment & Curriculum
RFP#2020-005 Bullet Resistant film
RFP# 2020-007 Pest Control Services & Termite Treatment
RFP#2020-008 Retail Stores & Retail Services
RFP#2020-009 Catering, Snacks & Refreshments
RFP#2020-011 Instructional Supplies, Curriculum, STEAM & STEM Materials, Classroom Equipment, Supplies & Services
RFP# 2020-011A Instructional Supplies, Curriculum, STEAM & STEM Materials, Classroom Equipment & Services
RFP# 2021-012 Custodial Services
RFQ# 2021-013-RQ Facility Needs Assessment & Master Plan
RFP# 2021-014 Building Materials, Hardware, Electrical Supplies, Plumbing Supplies, Flooring Materials, Tools & Equipment
RFQ #2021-015 Bond Planning Consulting Service
Purchasing cooperative vendors have been awarded through a specific purchasing cooperative which allows the District to make purchases without completing a separate bidding process.The following is a list of purchasing cooperatives of which the district is an active member and can purchase through their approved vendors/contracts:
Department of Information Resources (DIR)
Education Purchasing Cooperative of North Texas (EPCNT)
Central Texas Purchasing Association (CTPA)
Choice Partners Purchasing Cooperative
Houston-Galveston Cooperative Purchasing (H-GAC)
Purchasing Association of Cooperative Entities (PACE)
Texas Multiple Award Schedule (TXMAS)
BuyBoard Cooperative Purchasing
Region 19 Purchasing - Allied States Cooperative
Region 7 Purchasing Cooperative
The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS)
TxSmartBuy State Purchasing