Cathie Martin

The Educational Purchasing Interlocal Cooperative, Region 6 (EPIC6) is soliciting proposals for the following categories:

RFP 01.18 -  Elevator – Equipment, Installation and Service - Submittal Deadline: 10/23/2017 – 10:00 a.m. CST

RFP 02.18 - Playground Equipment – Equipment, Installation and Service - Submittal Deadline: 10/23/2017 – 10:30 a.m. CST

RFP 03.18 - Promotional Products - Submittal Deadline: 10/23/2017 – 11:00 a.m. CST

RFP 04.18 - Security Surveillance Systems and Services - Submittal Deadline: 10/23/2017 – 1:00 p.m. CST

RFP 05.18 - Sports Surfaces - Submittal Deadline: 10/23/2017 – 1:30 p.m. CST

RFP 06.18 - Janitorial Equipment and Supplies - Submittal Deadline: 10/23/2017 – 2:00 p.m. CST

Proposals are available on line at Proposals will be accepted electronically through the ESC6 eBidding software prior to the above-noted “Submittal Deadline” time and date designated. No proposals will be accepted after the submittal deadline. Interested vendors are required to be registered with the ESC6 e-procurement program to view and provide a response(s).  There is no cost to register.  Register at  For assistance, contact Gabby Garcia at 936.435.8288.  ESC6 and EPIC6 reserve the right to accept or reject any or all proposals.

Contracts ranging from office supplies and instructional supplies to technology services and JOC's are competitively bid and awarded, meeting all current applicable procurement laws and regulations.

No cost for membership and open to all K-12 School Districts, Colleges and Universities, Cities and Municipalities, Counties, State Agencies, Private Schools, and Charter Schools in the State of Texas.

The purpose of the EPIC 6 Purchasing Coop is to facilitate the procurement process between the “Buyers” and the “Vendors” through pre-negotiated contracts enabling the “Buyers” to receive a better value.

School districts are authorized to use purchasing cooperatives by the Texas Education Code, and as a local government entity by the Texas Local Government Code, for aggregate purchases of $50,000 or more, instead of using competitive bidding.



Gabby Garcia,
Robert Lindemann,