Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

No-Bid Contracts /Senate Bill 20 Report

Report description proposed language: In accordance with Governor Greg Abbott's January 28, 2015 directive requiring public disclosure of all no-bid contracts and (84)R Senate Bill 20 requiring state agencies to post all contracts with private vendors, below is a listing of all contracts entered into by THECB.


PCC Code: Meaning:
0 - Exempt Purchase Exempt Purchase - Purchase of goods and services exempt from competitive bidding or from the purchasing authority of TPASS by a specific statute. Includes Interagency Contracts.
A - CPA term contract Purchases of items from SPD term contracts using Texas SmartBuy. See 34 Texas Administrative Code § 20.220 – Term Contracts.
C - GSC non-automated term contract Purchases from SPD Managed term contracts using the agency's internal requisition/purchase order forms. See 34 Texas Administrative Code § 20.220 – Term Contracts.
D - Catalog purchase Purchases of information technology commodities (products or services) not available through DIR contracts. See 34 Texas Administrative Code § 20.391 – Request for Offer Purchase Method.
E - Spot purchase Purchases of goods and services when the total purchase is estimated to be $0.00 to $5,000.00. See 34 Texas Administrative Code § 20.82 – Delegated Purchases.
F - Commodity Purchase Purchases of goods (not services) in the total estimated amount of $5,000.01 or more but not more than $25,000.00 for the total contract value. See 34 Texas Administrative Code § 20.82 – Delegated Purchases.
I - DIR Contract Non-Bulk Purchase Purchases of commodity items from DIR Contracts that are not coordinated bulk purchases. See Texas Government Code § 2157.068 – Purchase of Automated Information Systems (products or services).
K - Direct publication purchase Purchases of publications directly from the publisher with no dollar limits. See 34 Texas Administrative Code § 20.82 – Delegated Purchases.
N - DIR Contract Bulk Purchase Purchases of commodity items from DIR Contracts that are coordinated bulk purchases. See Texas Government Code § 2157 .068(e-3).
Q - Service Purchase Purchases of services (not goods) in the amounts estimated to be $5,000.01 or more but not more than $25,000.00 for the total contract value. See 34 Texas Administrative Code § 20.82 – Delegated Purchases.
S - Service Purchase Purchases of services or goods in an amount estimated to exceed $25,000.00 for the total contract value. See 34 Texas Administrative Code § 20.82 – Delegated Purchases.
T - Emergency Purchases Emergency purchases of goods and services exceeding $25,000.00. See 34 Texas Administrative Code § 20.210 – Emergency Purchases.
X - TXMAS purchase Purchases of items from SPD TXMAS Contracts. As of 9-1-2007, PCC X does not include TXMAS Schedule 70 (Information Technology) contracts. See 34 Texas Administrative Code §§ 20.231-.233 – Multiple Award Schedule.
Contract Category: 
PO Purchase Order


PCC description PO/Contract # Contracted party Total $ Active date End Date Contract category Description/purpose Authority for No-Bid PO/Contract
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0 - Exempt Purchases 15646 Texas Education Agency $9,586.23 10/09/15 08/31/23 Service Contract Interagency MOU TEA Education Research Centers (ERCs). Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 18561 President and Fellows of Harvard College $14,100.00 04/24/17 08/31/17 PO Training for Senior Executives in State and Local Government Tex Govt. Code Sec. 656.044
0 - Exempt Purchases 18697 State Auditors Office $199.00 05/17/17 08/31/17 PO Interagency Cooperative Act - Professional Development Class Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 19410 State Preservation Board $330.00 10/31/17 10/27/17 PO Interagency Cooperative Act Parking Vouchers for State Capitol Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 19576 State Auditors Office $599.00 11/13/17 12/14/17 PO Interagency Cooperative Act - Securing & Auditing PeopleSoft Applications Class Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 19577 State Auditors Office $379.00 11/13/17 01/23/18 PO Interagency Cooperative Act - Advanced Auditing Methods and Techniques Class Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 19584 Comptrollers of Public Accts TPASS $75.00 10/18/17 10/18/17 PO Dual Certification CTPM/CTCM Renewal Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 19585 Comptrollers of Public Accts TPASS $75.00 10/19/17 10/18/17 PO Dual Certification CTPM/CTCM Renewal Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 19589 Comptrollers of Public Accts TPASS $80.00 10/20/17 10/23/17 PO SPD Fiscal Year Kick-off Training Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 19646 The University of Texas at Austin $280.00 12/07/17 12/12/17 PO Registration: Uniform Guidance for Federal Grants Management - Dec. 12, 2017 Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 19664 UT Austin Apply Tx $3,215,591.00 08/30/18 08/31/22 Service Contract ApplyTexas Admission Application TEC 51.762 and 51.763
0 - Exempt Purchases 19667 UT Austin School of Social Work $2,200.00 12/07/17 12/07/17 PO Organizational Excellence Agency Survey Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 19738 State Auditors Office $599.00 01/08/18 12/14/17 PO Interagency Cooperative Act - Securing & Auditing PeopleSoft Applications Class Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 19742 State Auditors Office $379.00 12/21/17 01/23/18 PO Interagency Cooperative Act - Advanced Auditing Methods and Techniques Class Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 19920 State Auditors Office $429.00 01/30/18 03/16/18 PO Registration for Project Management for Auditors Class Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 20046 Texas Workforce Comm. BSS Only $266.00 03/22/18 03/30/18 PO Interagency Cooperative Act - Training Facilitation Skills for Meetings and Business Writing Streamlined Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 20075 State Auditors Office $299.00 03/26/18 06/13/18 PO Interagency Cooperative Act - Beyond Excel to the Max training course Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 20329 Governor's Center for Management Development $1,250.00 06/13/18 08/31/18 PO Training at the Governor's Center for Management Development Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 20532 Texas Workforce Comm. BSS Only $18,823.00 08/09/18 08/31/20 Service Contract Texas Workforce Investment Council- Agreement between Office of the Governor, Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Education Agency, Texas Health & Human Services, and THECB. Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 20883 State Auditors Office $229.00 09/20/18 11/16/18 PO Professional Development class for Carol Conner Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 20900 State Auditors Office $329.00 09/25/18 10/19/18 PO Interagency Cooperative Act - Professional Development Class-Auditing Essentials Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 20938 State Auditors Office $229.00 10/04/18 11/14/18 PO Professional Development Class - 2018 Governmental Auditing Standards, Interpretation and Application class Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 20991 State Auditors Office $229.00 10/16/18 11/14/18 PO Professional Development Class - 2018 Governmental Auditing Standards, Interpretation and Application class Human Resources Code 122.008
0 - Exempt Purchases 21136 State Auditors Office $499.00 12/19/18 01/30/19 PO Professional Development Class for Elizabeth Steele Human Resources Code 122.008
0 - Exempt Purchases 21188 Texas Department of Public Safety $300.00 01/03/19 08/31/19 PO Interagency Cooperative Act - Clearinghouse Record Retrieval Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 21400 State Auditors Office $499.00 02/26/19 01/29/19 PO Professional Development Training - Jamyen Robinson-Hall Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 21401 Texas Workforce Comm. BSS Only $1,668.00 03/05/19 05/16/19 PO Interagency Cooperative Act - Supervisory Skills Development Training Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 21437 Texas State Library & Archives Commission $280.00 03/28/19 03/05/19 PO Interagency Cooperative Act - Texas State Library and Archives Commission- Records Management Workshop Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 21646 State Auditors Office $249.00 04/16/19 08/06/19 PO State Auditor's Office 2019 Audit Conference class-Linda Natal Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 21683 Office of The Attorney General (Legal Svc.) $1,339,000.00 06/20/19 08/31/21 Service Contract AY20 -AY21 OAG contract Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 21698 State Auditors Office $229.00 05/06/19 07/19/19 PO Professional Development Training - Nancy Morales, Compliance Monitoring Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 21899 The University of Texas At Austin (Serv) $220,500.00 03/12/20 07/31/20 Service Contract 3.1 The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) requires states to reserve and expend fifteen (15) percent of the federal portion of the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Basic Grant allotment for the provision of pre-employment transition services (Pre-ETS) to students with disabilities. Required Pre-ETS activities include: • Counseling on opportunities for enrollment in comprehensive transition or postsecondary education programs at institutions of higher education; and, • Instruction in self-advocacy, which may include peer mentoring. Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 21901 Trinity University (Serv) $446,425.00 02/03/20 07/31/21 Service Contract The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) requires states to reserve and expend fifteen (15) percent of the federal portion of the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Basic Grant allotment for the provision of pre-employment transition services (Pre-ETS) to students with disabilities. Required Pre-ETS activities include: • Counseling on opportunities for enrollment in comprehensive transition or postsecondary education programs at institutions of higher education; and, • Instruction in self-advocacy, which may include peer mentoring. 3.2 The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) entered into an agreement to develop and effectively implement the Advise TX Innovation and Opportunity (“Advise TX IO”) program, an additional component of the Advise TX, to foster greater access to and success in postsecondary education among eligible students with disabilities. Federal Pub. L. 113-128
0 - Exempt Purchases 21902 Texas Christian Univ (Serv) $582,750.00 01/14/20 07/31/21 Service Contract The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) requires states to reserve and expend fifteen (15) percent of the federal portion of the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Basic Grant allotment for the provision of pre-employment transition services (Pre-ETS) to students with disabilities. Required Pre-ETS activities include: • Counseling on opportunities for enrollment in comprehensive transition or postsecondary education programs at institutions of higher education; and, • Instruction in self-advocacy, which may include peer mentoring. 3.2 The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) entered into an agreement to develop and effectively implement the Advise TX Innovation and Opportunity (“Advise TX IO”) program, an additional component of the Advise TX, to foster greater access to and success in postsecondary education among eligible students with disabilities. Federal Pub. L. 113-128
0 - Exempt Purchases 21903 Texas A&M University (Service) $376,250.00 02/03/20 07/31/20 Service Contract 3.1 The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) requires states to reserve and expend fifteen (15) percent of the federal portion of the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Basic Grant allotment for the provision of pre-employment transition services (Pre-ETS) to students with disabilities. Required Pre-ETS activities include: • Counseling on opportunities for enrollment in comprehensive transition or postsecondary education programs at institutions of higher education; and, • Instruction in self-advocacy, which may include peer mentoring. Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 21950 LBJ School of Public Affairs - $280.00 07/17/19 12/11/19 PO Interagency Cooperative Act - Management Development Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 21962 Dpt of Info Resources-TexAn $195,000.00 08/15/19 08/31/20 PO In accordance to DIR CONTRACT NUMBER: DIR‐TEX‐AN‐NG‐CTSA‐005, Data Center Circuit, and Tex-An 2000 charges and CCTS Phone charges Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 22016 Texas Department of Public Safety $300.00 08/15/19 08/31/20 PO Interagency Cooperative Act - Clearinghouse Record Retrieval Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 22037 State Office of Risk Management $23,000.00 09/09/19 08/31/20 Single Vendor/Multi-PCA Contract Terms and conditions under which THECB shall receive risk management services and worker's compensation coverage Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 22114 Tx Dept of Info Resources-DCS $2,012,292.00 08/28/19 08/31/20 PO Legislatively mandated Data Center Services contract with DIR for services from DCS vendors for 9/1/19 - 8/31/20 Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 22131 The University of Texas At Austin (Serv) $145,000.00 08/19/19 08/31/21 Single Vendor/Multi-PCA Contract THECB and The University of Texas at Austin-Texas OnCourse (UT-TX OnCourse) will collaborate to create to design and develop a suite of online, on-demand training modules for higher education advisers and other professionals working to support Texas students. Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 22139 The University of Texas At Austin (Serv) $170,000.00 08/27/19 08/31/21 Single Vendor/Multi-PCA Contract Grantee will implement the Virtual Advising Project, including the development and utilization of a responsive virtual advising system (chatbot), supported by a cohort of near-peer advisers, to provide timely information to students and prospective students in order to help met the goals of the 60x30TX higher education strategic plan. Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 22180 Texas State Library & Archives Commission $23,000.00 09/10/19 08/31/20 Service Contract Records Storage and Imaging Services Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 22206 Texas Workforce Comm. BSS Only $4,500.00 11/18/19 10/31/22 Service Contract This is a data sharing agreement with the Texas Workforce Commission, online access only. Texas Benefits Wage detail reports are pulled prior to approving total disability requests from loan program borrowers. In addition the reports are used when determining economic hardship of our borrowers. This covers 9-1-2019 to 08-31-2020. Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 22233 Corporation Service Company $25,000.00 08/20/19 08/31/20 PO Mandated Electronic Recording of Abstracts and Release of Judgment Liens OAG Contract No. 1993732 TEX. LOCAL GOV’T CODE § 191.009
0 - Exempt Purchases 22240 State Auditors Office $28,100.00 08/21/19 08/31/20 Single Vendor/Multi-PCA Contract The State Auditor’s Office (SAO) is conducting the State’s Single Audit for the fiscal year ending August 31, 2019. Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 22261 FSX Holdings LLC $450,000.00 08/26/19 08/31/20 PO Mandated e-filing services Reference OAG IAC # 1444231 Tex Govt. Code 2151.005
0 - Exempt Purchases 22343 State Auditors Office $299.00 09/10/19 11/19/19 PO Professional Development Training for Carol Conner, Compliance Specialist Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 22344 State Auditors Office $299.00 09/10/19 12/17/19 PO Professional Development Training for Carol Conner Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 22356 State Auditors Office $329.00 09/13/19 10/14/19 PO Professional Development Training for Jamyen Robinson-Hall Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 22371 Comptrollers of Public Accts TPASS $500.00 09/19/19 11/20/19 PO State Agency Bronze Partner Sponsorship - 2020 HUB Expo - Austin 11/20/19 Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 22414 Texas State Library & Archives Commission $70.00 10/21/19 11/15/19 PO Interagency Cooperative Act-E-Record Seminar Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 22424 House of Representatives $300.00 10/10/19 08/31/20 PO Blanket order for flags for retirement gifts Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 22548 Governor's Ctr for Mangmnt Dev $725.00 11/14/19 01/09/20 PO Interagency Cooperative Act -Management Development Program Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 22642 The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (Service) $2,500,000.00 06/24/20 12/31/21 Service Contract Northeast Texas Initiative (NETnet) Tex Govt. Code 771.001
0 - Exempt Purchases 23126 Secretary of State Notary Public Unit $11.00 06/11/20 07/10/20 PO Interagency Cooperative Act. - Renewal of Appointment as a Texas Notary Public Tex Govt. Code 771.001
A - CPA term contract 21997 Workquest Services $1,000.00 08/15/19 08/31/20 PO Term Contract# 962-M9 - Document Destruction Services Government Code 2162.105
A - CPA term contract 22298 Quadient Inc $900.00 09/03/19 08/31/20 PO Please reference term contract # 985-L1 annual meter fee State agency mail operations are governed by state statute and administrative rules. Tex. Gov't Code Ann., Ch. 2176, Vernon 2000 & Supp. (2006);1 Tex Administrative Code Sec. 117.31 (2006); See also Tex. Gov't Code Ann. Sec. 2113.103
A - CPA term contract 22477 Texas Correctional Industries $2,430.00 10/17/19 11/04/19 PO Term Contract# 425-A5 Constitutional Chairs Tex Govt. Code 497.024, Tex Govt. Code 771.001
A - CPA term contract 22653 Texas Correctional Industries $770.00 01/14/20 06/30/20 PO Term Contract# 425-A5 Constitutional Chairs Tex Govt. Code 497.024, Tex Govt. Code 771.001
A - CPA term contract 22988 Texas Correctional Industries $2,026.00 03/11/20 06/12/20 PO Term Contract #425-A1-Office Furniture Tex Govt. Code 497.024
A - CPA term contract 23151 Complete Book & Media Supply Inc $129.00 06/30/20 07/17/20 PO In accordance with Term Contract #715-M2-Book Tex Govt. Code 497.024
C - GSC non-automated term contract 20022 Workquest Temps $26,640.64 02/26/18 07/20/18 PO CPA TERM CONTRACT 962-M3- Temporary Staff Services Human Resources Code 122.008
C - GSC non-automated term contract 20029 Workquest Temps $9,386.68 03/05/18 05/31/18 PO Temporary Employee in the Division of Strategic Planning and Funding Human Resources Code 122.008
C - GSC non-automated term contract 20038 Workquest Temps $43,034.88 03/05/18 07/20/18 PO CPA TERM CONTRACT 962-M3- Temporary Staff Services Human Resources Code 122.008
C - GSC non-automated term contract 21975 Federal Express Corp $2,000.00 07/19/19 08/31/20 PO Term Contract # 962-C1 Delivery and Overnight Shipping Services Tex Govt. Code 2155.132
D - Catalog purchase 21115 Nelnet $1,860,000.00 03/18/19 06/30/21 Service Contract * Loan Management System Amendment 34 Texas Administrative Code § 20.82
D - Catalog purchase 22022 Querium Corporation $99,540.00 08/22/19 08/31/20 PO Texas Success Initiative Pre-Assessment Project Competitively Procured via RFO Tex Govt. Code 2156.121 and Tex Govt. Code 2157.001
D - Catalog purchase 22142 KTX System LLC DBA Axxerion USA $4,950.00 08/16/19 08/31/20 PO Axxerion software Tex Govt. Code 2157.001
D - Catalog purchase 22539 Shi Government Solutions Inc $685.80 11/12/19 11/29/19 PO Headset and Sound cards for staff Tex Govt. Code 2157.001
D - Catalog purchase 22600 Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education $116,000.00 03/20/20 08/31/20 PO Open Educational Resources State Repository Portal Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.391
D - Catalog purchase 23092 Lyncverse Technologies $4,030.00 06/10/20 10/18/21 PO Renew 6 User license and 4 new license of ReSharper for ADS Developers Tex Govt. Code 2157.001
D - Catalog purchase 23145 KTX System LLC DBA Axxerion USA $990.00 06/22/20 07/17/20 PO Administrative Training Tex Govt. Code 2157.001
D - Catalog purchase 23149 SysAid Technologies $4,669.00 07/01/20 08/18/21 PO Maint. and Support SysAid SaaS licenses Tex Govt. Code 2157.001
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 19970 Texas Assn of College & Univ Auditors $385.00 02/12/18 05/05/18 PO Registration Fee - TACUA Conference Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 19990 Texas Assn of College & Univ Auditors $385.00 02/15/18 05/05/18 PO Registration Fee - TACUA Conference Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 20678 Alliance Work Partners $5,000.00 08/21/18 08/31/19 PO Employee Assistance Program Services for 09/01/18 - 08/31/19 Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 20858 Nat'l Assoc of College & Univ Attorneys $1,580.00 09/11/18 09/01/19 PO Membership renewal to National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 21340 Texas Assn of College & Univ Auditors $395.00 02/21/19 04/20/19 PO Registration Fee - 2019 TACUA Annual Conference Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 21361 Texas Assn of College & Univ Auditors $395.00 02/22/19 04/18/19 PO Registration Fee - 2019 TACUA Annual Conference Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 21365 Texas Assn of College & Univ Auditors $395.00 02/22/19 04/18/19 PO Registration Fee - 2019 TACUA Annual Conference Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 21423 Arthur J Gallagher Risk Management Services Inc $1,778.00 03/27/19 04/30/20 PO Property Insurance provided through the State Office of Risk Management Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 21831 Communication by Hand LLC $928.00 06/13/19 06/25/19 PO ASL English Interpreter for 60x30TX Regional Targets Advisory Forum Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 21983 Detech Fire & Security LLC $3,120.00 08/23/19 08/31/20 PO Provide maintenance, parts and labor, on access control system for FY20 Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 22015 Alliance Work Partners $5,000.00 08/28/19 08/31/20 PO Employee Assistance Program Services for 09/01/19 - 08/31/20 Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 22249 Sentry Security & Investigations LP $3,520.00 08/28/19 08/31/20 PO Security officers for the board & committee meetings. Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 22252 Ford Audio-Video Systems Inc $3,520.00 08/26/19 08/31/20 PO PM agreement for the audio system in the Boardroom. Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 22279 Alliant Insurance Services Inc $1.00 08/26/19 08/31/20 PO Auto Insurance through SORM Sponsored Program Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 22302 Quadient Inc $2,500.00 09/03/19 08/31/20 PO Neopost Mail Machine 3rd year maintenance fee Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 22345 Onsite A/V Service Partners $1,200.20 09/12/19 09/27/19 PO Wire Mesh Security Cages Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 22362 1200 Anderson Partners LP $1,920.00 09/18/19 11/01/19 PO Equipment installation and Electrical work Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 22430 R W Gonzalez Office Products Inc $799.46 10/11/19 11/01/19 PO Facilities and Medical Supplies for Agency Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 22500 R W Gonzalez Office Products Inc $124.40 10/24/19 11/08/19 PO Quarterly Office supply Order Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 22521 V Quest Office Machines & Supplies LTD $679.80 11/06/19 11/22/19 PO V-Quest HON4003CU19T HON Solutions Seating Guest Chair, Iron Ore CU19- Black fabric quantity four ; assembled each cost $169.95 Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 22532 R W Gonzalez Office Products Inc $26.36 11/04/19 11/29/19 PO US Stamp & Sign Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 22554 YellowBookCPE.com $590.00 11/22/19 01/31/20 PO Professional Development Training for Elizabeth Steele Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 22584 Workplace Resource LLC $858.52 12/06/19 12/27/19 PO Office Chair Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 22626 HOV Services Inc $1,359.75 01/06/20 02/14/21 PO Renewal of Support and maintenance for microfilm machine. Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 22638 Detech Fire & Security LLC $340.00 01/08/20 03/31/20 PO Replacement of old security badge computer and software. Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 22659 Janice Ann Fischer $4,000.00 01/15/20 08/31/21 Service Contract The content advisor will be contracted to provide support to the State Board of Education (SBOE) during the review and revision of the science Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). To be designated as a content advisor, an individual must have (1) a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, (2) demonstrated expertise in the subject area in which appointed, and (3) either taught or worked in such field. 34 Texas Administrative Code § 20.82
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 22660 Catherine Howard $4,000.00 01/16/20 08/31/21 Service Contract The content advisor will be contracted to provide support to the State Board of Education (SBOE) during the review and revision of the science Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). To be designated as a content advisor, an individual must have (1) a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, (2) demonstrated expertise in the subject area in which appointed, and (3) either taught or worked in such field. 34 Texas Administrative Code § 20.82
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 22890 ABC Longhorn Moving $2,160.00 02/05/20 08/31/20 PO Blanket Service for internal moving of agency furniture & equipment Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 22933 Stacey Reynolds $3,000.00 03/05/20 06/26/20 Service Contract Contractor will serve as an expert for a site visit to The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley on June 1, 2020 to review the proposed OTD in Occupational Therapy degree. 34 Texas Administrative Code § 20.82
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 22938 Hon Yuen $3,000.00 03/05/20 06/26/20 Service Contract Contractor will serve as an expert for a site visit to The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley on June 1, 2020 to review the proposed OTD in Occupational Therapy degree. 34 Texas Administrative Code § 20.82
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 23019 Arthur J Gallagher Risk Management Services Inc $1,493.00 03/27/20 05/01/21 PO Property Insurance provided through the State Office of Risk Management Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 23023 Johnny Guzman $500.00 04/13/20 07/30/20 Service Contract Contractor will serve as an expert to conduct a desk review of the proposed PhD in Mathematics and Statistics from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. This evaluation is commonly referred to as a “Desk Review” 34 Texas Administrative Code § 20.82
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 23026 Terri Allison $500.00 04/17/20 05/11/20 Service Contract Contractor will serve as an expert to conduct a desk review of the proposed Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. This evaluation is commonly referred to as a “Desk Review.” 34 Texas Administrative Code § 20.82
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 23035 Robert J Snyder $500.00 05/07/20 05/30/20 Service Contract Contractor will serve as an expert to conduct a desk review of the proposed Doctor of Podiatric Medicne (DPM) at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. This evaluation is commonly referred to as a “Desk Review.” 34 Texas Administrative Code § 20.82
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 23037 Osborn Consulting Group LLC $4,250.00 04/13/20 08/31/20 PO Professional Development Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 23038 T Grandon Gill $500.00 04/24/20 08/31/20 Service Contract Contractor will serve as an expert to conduct a desk review of the proposed DBA in Business Administration from Prairie View A&M University. This evaluation is commonly referred to as a “Desk Review” 34 Texas Administrative Code § 20.82
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 23039 Stacy Smallfield $1,000.00 04/24/20 08/31/20 Service Contract Contractor will serve as an expert for a virtual site visit to The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley on June 1, 2020 to review the proposed OTD in Occupational Therapy degree. 34 Texas Administrative Code § 20.82
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 23058 New West Communications $5,000.00 04/28/20 08/31/20 PO Contractor to assist with agency’s communication strategy to advance Texas state higher education goals in response to the COVID-19 crisis Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 23077 National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity Inc $150.00 05/11/20 05/01/21 PO Annual Membership Dues for National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE) Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 23084 Ellen B Goldring $1,000.00 05/22/20 08/31/20 Service Contract Contractor will serve as an expert for a virtual site visit to Midwestern State University on June 19, 2020 to review the proposed EDD in Educational Leadership degree. 34 Texas Administrative Code § 20.82
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 23086 Richard Ginsberg $1,000.00 05/27/20 08/31/20 Service Contract Contractor will serve as an expert for a virtual site visit to Midwestern State University on June 19, 2020 to review the proposed EDD in Educational Leadership degree. 34 Texas Administrative Code § 20.82
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 23087 Whitney Newcomb $1,000.00 06/08/20 08/31/20 Service Contract Contractor will serve as an expert for a virtual site visit to Midwestern State University on June 19, 2020 to review the proposed EDD in Educational Leadership degree. 34 Texas Administrative Code § 20.82
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 23105 Eileen Collins $500.00 06/18/20 07/17/20 Service Contract Contractor will serve as an expert to conduct a desk review of the proposed Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) at The University of Houston. This evaluation is commonly referred to as a “Desk Review.” 34 Texas Administrative Code § 20.82
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 23120 National Assoication of State Administrators and Supervisors of Private Schools $75.00 06/05/20 06/09/20 PO Registration fee to attend virtual conference-Leading Higher Ed in The COVID-19 Era Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
E - Spot purchase 5K or less 23143 Longhorn Office Products Inc $19.00 06/26/20 07/24/20 PO Notary Stamp Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 20427 Microassist Inc $5,700.00 07/18/18 08/31/18 PO In accordance with DIR Contract Number DIR-TSO-3982 – Document Accessibility Training Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 20585 Wolters Kluwer Financial Services Inc $2,242.98 08/14/18 08/31/19 PO In accordance with DIR Contract Number DIR-TSO-4187 Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 20736 Isphere Innovation Partners LLC $142,210.00 12/21/18 08/31/19 PO In accordance with DIR Contract Number DIR-TSO-3919 WebFOCUS Remediation, Upgrade, Migration and Training Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 20907 Dpt of Info Resources-TexAn $4,000.00 10/02/18 08/31/19 PO In accordance with DIR Contract Number DIR-SS-IAC0019 E-commerce/online payment Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 21799 Shi Government Solutions Inc $16,700.00 06/04/19 06/09/20 PO IN ACCORDANCE WITH DIR CONTRACT NO. DIR-TSO-4288-LinkedIn Learning Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 21948 Wolters Kluwer Financial Services Inc $2,355.12 07/19/19 08/31/20 PO In accordance with DIR Contract Number DIR-TSO-4187 Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 21953 Lyncverse Technologies $90,000.00 08/13/19 08/31/20 PO IN ACCORDANCE WITH DIR CONTRACT NO. DIR-TSO-4159- HP Managed Print Services and Lease. Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 21954 Omega Broadcast Group $13,000.00 07/31/19 08/31/20 PO In accordance to DIR-TSO-4025- Blanket order for maintenance and support Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 21959 AT&T $1,200.00 07/22/19 08/31/20 PO In accordance with DIR-TEX-AN-NG-CTSA-005 Service 911 support Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 21960 AT&T Teleconference Services $2,000.00 07/19/19 08/31/20 PO IN ACCORDANCE WITH DIR Contract NUMBER - DIR-TSO-4270-AT&T Teleconferencing. Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 21961 AT&T Mobility II LLC dba AT&T Mobility $15,000.00 08/02/19 08/31/20 PO In accordance with DIR Contract Number DIR-TSO-3420-AT&T iPhone and iPad Data services. Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 22056 Omega Broadcast Group $10,000.00 08/28/19 08/31/20 PO In accordance to DIR-TSO-4025 Blanket order for maintenance and support Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 22137 Xerox Corporation $15,117.00 08/19/19 08/31/20 PO In accordance with DIR Contract No. DIR-TSO-3043 - Lease of Xerox Copiers Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 22236 GlobalScope Communications Corporation $85,000.00 08/21/19 08/31/20 PO In accordance with DIR Contract Number DIR-TSO-3907 Cloud Based Call Center Services Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 22255 Pitney Bowes Reserve Account $400,000.00 09/10/19 08/31/20 PO In accordance with DIR Contract Number DIR-DSC-SCP-MSA-003 - Postage for loan program Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 22271 Dpt of Info Resources-TexAn $8,000.00 08/26/19 08/31/20 PO IN ACCORDANCE WITH DIR Contract NO. DIR-SS-IAC0019 e-commerce/online payment services for the loan program Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 22272 Omega Broadcast Group $8,000.00 08/23/19 08/31/20 PO In accordance to DIR-TSO-4025 Blanket order for maintenance and support Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 22722 Ziegner Technologies Inc $3,257.74 01/21/20 08/31/20 PO In accordance with DIR Contract Number DIR-TSO-3857 Professional Services Agreement MIP Fund Accounting System Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 22736 Wolters Kluwer Financial Services Inc $21,549.84 02/04/20 08/31/20 PO In accordance with DIR Contract Number DIR-TSO-4187 Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 22928 Red River Consulting LLC $42,000.00 03/11/20 06/05/20 PO IN ACCORDANCE WITH DIR Contract number DIR-TSO-ITSAC Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 23002 Wolters Kluwer Financial Services Inc $2,048.07 03/17/20 08/31/20 PO In accordance with DIR Contract Number DIR-TSO-4187 Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 23014 Sistema Technologies Inc $159,764.01 03/26/20 08/31/20 PO In accordance with DIR Contract Number DIR-TSO-3912 implement Phase 2 of the Identity and Access Management (IAM) Project Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 23030 Red River Consulting LLC $14,000.00 04/08/20 07/31/20 PO IN ACCORDANCE WITH DIR Contract number DIR-TSO-ITSAC Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 23088 Lockbox Objectwin Technology Inc $54,720.00 05/18/20 08/31/20 PO IN ACCORDANCE WITH DIR Contract number DIR-TSO-3519 Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 23091 AT&T Teleconference Services $7,500.00 06/01/20 08/31/20 PO IN ACCORDANCE WITH DIR Contract NUMBER - DIR-TSO-4270-AT&T Teleconferencing. Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 23118 Shi Government Solutions Inc $8,638.05 06/04/20 08/31/20 PO IN ACCORDANCE WITH DIR CONTRACT NO. DIR-TSO-4291 Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 23119 Red River Consulting LLC $36,000.00 06/17/20 08/31/20 PO IN ACCORDANCE WITH DIR Contract number DIR-TSO-ITSAC Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 23142 GTS Technology Solutions Inc $52.78 06/11/20 07/10/20 PO IN ACCORDANCE WITH DIR CONTRACT NO. DIR-TSO-3763 Network Adapter Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
I - DIR Commodities Not Coordinated Bulk Purchases 23144 Carahsoft Technology Corp $88,677.99 07/01/20 06/29/21 PO IN ACCORDANCE WITH DIR CONTRACT NO. DIR-TSO-4288 Tex Govt. Code 2157.068
K - Direct publication purchase 18924 National Student Clearinghouse $45,388.20 07/19/17 08/31/20 Service Contract Nationwide, central repository of information on the enrollment status and educational achievements of postsecondary students. 34 Texas Administrative Code § 20.82
K - Direct publication purchase 22024 LexisNexis Risk Solutions $691.08 08/14/19 08/31/22 Service Contract Lexis computer assisted legal research 34 Texas Administrative Code § 20.82
K - Direct publication purchase 22032 E-Oscar Web $1,000.00 08/16/19 08/31/20 PO Electronic Services for THECB/Loan Program Online Data Exchange Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
K - Direct publication purchase 22133 Equifax Information Services LLC $1,000.00 08/08/19 08/31/20 PO Equifax Skip tracing Subscription Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
K - Direct publication purchase 22134 Pacer Service Center $200.00 08/19/19 08/31/20 PO Bankruptcy Court records Tex Govt. Code 2157.001
K - Direct publication purchase 22135 ACI Payments Inc $1,000.00 08/06/19 08/31/20 PO Electronic lockbox file services containing electronic payments initiated by THECB borrowers. Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
K - Direct publication purchase 22162 Teledata Communications Inc $10,000.00 08/19/19 08/31/20 PO ELECTRONIC CREDIT DECISIONING DATABASE SUBSCRIPTION Tex Govt. Code 2157.001
K - Direct publication purchase 22171 National Student Clearinghouse $7,000.00 08/15/19 08/31/20 PO National Student Clearinghouse -Automated system Database subscription Tex Govt. Code 2157.001
K - Direct publication purchase 22186 Experian Information Solutions Inc $75,000.00 08/19/19 08/31/20 PO Experian database subscription services for FICO borrowers Scores Tex Govt. Code 2157.001
K - Direct publication purchase 22214 LexisNexis Risk Solutions $32,000.00 08/21/19 08/31/20 PO GOVERNMENT PLUS ONLINE DATA ACCESS SUBSCRIPTION Tex Govt. Code 2157.001
K - Direct publication purchase 22227 Economic Modeling LLC $15,000.00 08/23/19 08/30/20 Service Contract Direct Publication-not available from any other source Emsi will provide Licensee (THECB) with access to Analyst beginning August 31, 2019 and ending August 30, 2020, unless this agreement is extended or renewed. 34 Texas Administrative Code § 20.82
K - Direct publication purchase 23076 Texas Legislative Service $4,254.50 05/04/20 12/31/20 PO Direct Publication Texas Legislative Services for 2020 Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
N - DIR Commodities Coordinated Bulk Purchases 22762 Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts $100.00 02/12/20 08/31/20 Service Contract FY20 ‘Mail Services’ Interagency Contract Agreement Tex Govt. Code 771.001
Q - Purchase of svcs 5.01K-25K 19139 State Higher Education Executive Officers $22,254.00 08/12/17 08/31/18 PO Membership Dues State Higher Education Executive Officers' Association (SHEEO) S.B. 177, Section 2113.104 (a) formerly Article IX, Section 151
Q - Purchase of svcs 5.01K-25K 20544 State Higher Education Executive Officers $22,254.00 08/10/18 09/30/19 PO Membership Dues State Higher Education Executive Officers' Association (SHEEO) S.B. 177, Section 2113.104 (a) formerly Article IX, Section 151
Q - Purchase of svcs 5.01K-25K 21985 3FM LLC dba Lonestar Delivery & Process $11,000.00 08/23/19 08/31/20 PO Courier Service - Transport agency deposits to the state treasury. S.B. 177, Section 2113.104 (a) formerly Article IX, Section 151
Q - Purchase of svcs 5.01K-25K 22122 State Higher Education Executive Officers $22,254.00 08/08/19 09/30/20 PO Membership Dues State Higher Education Executive Officers' Association (SHEEO) S.B. 177, Section 2113.104 (a) formerly Article IX, Section 151
Q - Purchase of svcs 5.01K-25K 23027 Next Chapter Communications LLC $22,775.00 04/06/20 08/31/20 PO Design of 2020 Texas Public Higher Education Almanac Texas Administrative Code, Title 34, and Section 20.41
Q - Purchase of svcs 5.01K-25K 23031 Tim Henderson $13,200.00 04/13/20 09/30/20 Service Contract Rider 28 in the General Appropriations Act (HB 1, 86th Legislature) requires the THECB to study the effectiveness of the NSRP in addressing the shortage of professional nurses in the state. The study, as per the rider, is being conducted in coordination with a work group convened by the THECB. In conducting this study, the THECB is charged with examining the structure and efficiency of the program, as well as other state funding strategies to address the nursing shortage. The THECB shall report the results of this study as well as any recommendations to improve the state’s efforts to address the nursing shortage to the Legislature by November 1, 2020. The work group has met three times, and it will meet several more times. Competitively Procured
Q - Purchase of svcs 5.01K-25K 23057 Brustein & Manasevit $9,000.00 05/05/20 06/30/20 Service Contract Contractor shall assist the THECB as it develops updated Methods of Adminsitrations (MOA) Guidelines and related procedures. Competitively Procured
S - Purchase of svcs 25.01K and above 15041 Nelnet $3,500,000.00 07/10/15 06/30/21 Service Contract * Loan Management System Competitively Procured
S - Purchase of svcs 25.01K and above 20072 McCall, Parkhurst & Horton $200,000.00 07/10/18 08/31/20 Service Contract Bond Counsel Competitively Procured
S - Purchase of svcs 25.01K and above 20105 Hilltop Securities Inc $300,000.00 04/26/18 08/31/20 Service Contract Financial Advisory and Arbitrage Rebate Calculation Competitively Procured
S - Purchase of svcs 25.01K and above 21018 McCall, Parkhurst & Horton $137,737.00 11/29/18 08/31/20 Service Contract Bond Counsel amendment increasing contract total from $200,000 to $337,737, an increase of $137,737 Competitively Procured via RFQ Tex Govt. Code 2156
S - Purchase of svcs 25.01K and above 21445 McCall, Parkhurst & Horton $82,263.00 04/10/19 08/31/20 Service Contract Bond Counsel amendment increasing contract total from $337,737 to $420,000, an increase of $82,263 Competitively Procured
S - Purchase of svcs 25.01K and above 21931 KPMG LLP $199,200.00 08/07/19 08/31/20 Service Contract 4th Renewal Financial Audit Services Competitively Procured
S - Purchase of svcs 25.01K and above 22256 Texas Easy Serve LLC $170,000.00 08/23/19 08/31/20 PO Process Serve Services Utilizing OAG's Contract #RFP NO. 302-14SR-SvcofProc Tex Govt. Code 2155.079
S - Purchase of svcs 25.01K and above 22376 Hilltop Securities Inc $50,000.00 10/10/19 08/31/20 Service Contract 1st Amendment Financial Advisory and Arbitrage Rebate Calculation Competitively Procured
S - Purchase of svcs 25.01K and above 22394 McCall, Parkhurst & Horton $100,000.00 10/28/19 08/31/20 Service Contract Amendment #4 Increasing contractual limit from $420,000 to $520,000 Competitively Procured
S - Purchase of svcs 25.01K and above 22735 National College Advising Corps $95,000.00 06/24/20 08/31/21 Service Contract The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) requires states to reserve and expend fifteen (15) percent of the federal portion of the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Basic Grant allotment for the provision of pre-employment transition services (Pre-ETS) to students with disabilities. Required Pre-ETS activities include: • Counseling on opportunities for enrollment in comprehensive transition or postsecondary education programs at institutions of higher education; and • Instruction in self-advocacy, which may include peer mentoring. The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) entered into an agreement to develop and effectively implement the Advise TX Innovation and Opportunity (“Advise TX IO”) program, an additional component of Advise TX, to foster greater access to and success in postsecondary education among eligible students with disabilities. Federal Pub. L. 113-128
S - Purchase of svcs 25.01K and above 22951 Process to Process Deliveries $100,000.00 03/03/20 08/31/20 PO Process Serve Services Utilizing OAG's Contract #RFP NO. 302-20-SOP-SvcofProc Tex Govt. Code 2155.4441; Tex Govt. Code 2155.004 Tex Govt. Code 2155.006