Doing Business with Athens


Athens strives to ensure that the community receives the maximum value for every dollar spent by the City and that all expenditures are conducted in a manner that preserves public trust. Your involvement as a provider of goods and services for the City is critical in meeting its operational, mission, and service delivery requirements.

All City of Athens vendors are required to provide, and keep current, the following documents:

Conflict of Interest Questionnaire (CIQ)

  • Chapter 176 Texas Local Government Code requires the public disclosure of certain information concerning persons doing business or seeking to do business with the city, including family, business, and financial relationships such persons may have with city officers and employees involved in the planning, recommending, selecting, and contracting of a vendor.

  • Click the following link for information on form CIQ and how to retrieve it from the Texas Ethics Commission website:

  • The CIQ form must be filed with the city secretary within seven (7) business days from the date the person or business begins contract discussions or negotiations with the city, submits a response to a request for proposals or bids, or when the person or business becomes aware of an employment, business, or family relationship with the local government officer or local government officer's family member.  

Bids and Request for Proposals/Qualifications

For any goods or services that must be competitively procured, the City of Athens will post a Bid Solicitation, Request for Proposals (RFP), or Request for Qualifications (RFQ) on this webpage.  Any procurements over $50,000 must be awarded by a vote of the City Council.  Additionally, the City will also post requests for interested entities to submit pricing quotes for certain procurements.

Request(s) for Bids, RFPs, and/or RFQs:

None at this time. 


Request(s) for Quotes:

Water Valve Installation - Flat Creek Project

Posted Date: 12/2/2022

Ending Date: 12/16/2022


Register for Purchasing Alerts

Athens encourages any entity that is interested in doing business with the City to register for purchasing alerts.  Registering enables the vendor to recieve notifiaciton for active procurement opportunities such as bids, RFPs, RFQs, or quote requests are available.

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More Information

For more information, contact:

Mandie Quigg
Director of Finance

508 E. Tyler Street
Athens, TX 75751