Bidding Procedures

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Johnson County advertises all Bids and Request for Proposals in the Cleburne Times Review.

Bids and Request for Proposals may be obtained through Johnson’s County on-line procurement system, Public Purchase. Public Purchase is a web based e-procurement service. Suppliers pay no fees for utilizing Public Purchase. To view and download Bids and Request for Proposal documents you  must be a registered supplier. Interested suppliers can register at  

The web-based system will provide:

  • Electronic Supplier Registration for specific commodity codes.
  • Automatic Notification of Bid Opportunities
  • Download of Solicitation Documents
  • Ability to Complete and Submit Bids Online

Please note that if you are currently registered with Johnson County you will need to register with Public Purchase to continue to receive notification of bid opportunities.

Hard copies of Bids and Request for Proposals may also be picked up Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Johnson County Purchasing Department. Suppliers may obtain Bids and Request for Proposals by requesting the bid number or bid name for each set of specifications.

Bids and Request for Proposals are opened in an open forum at 1102 E. Kilpatrick, Suite B, Cleburne, Texas 76031 unless otherwise stated in specifications. The date and time will also be shown in the bid document. Suppliers are welcome but not required to attend Bid and Request for Proposals Openings.

Contracts resulting from bid solicitations are awarded by Commissioners Court during the regularly scheduled Monday meetings. The agenda for these meetings are posted at the Johnson County Historical Courthouse and The Guinn Justice Center.