COOP Links

Purchasing Cooperatives
A purchasing cooperative allows entities to pool together volumes and benefit with cost savings on products and services, save on administrative costs, access more products and service contracts.  Aldine may make use of contracts which have been already bid by co-ops.  Aldine is affiliated with the co-ops listed below via inter-local agreements and/or annual co-op memberships.

Allied States Cooperative- Region 19

U.S. General Services Administration (ONLY IT Solutions & Electronics and Law Enforcement, Fire & Security) 

Goodbuy Purchasing Cooperative-Region 2 

Sourcewell- (Formerly NJPA-National Joint Powers Alliance)

BuyBoard- TASB

Department of Information Resources- DIR

Choice Partners

HGAC Buy- Harris Galveston Area Council

Purchasing Association of Cooperative Entities- Pace

Southeast Texas Cooperative Purchasing Organization- ESC5

National IPA

Texas Multiple Award Schedule- TXMAS

The Interlocal Purchasing System- TIPS

Government Purchasing Alliance- US Communities

Susan Combs Texas Comptrollers of Public Accounts