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Athletic surface contract awarded

Athletic surface contracts awarded in May for access through HCDE Choice Partners

New contracts for athletic surfaces were awarded at the May 2014 board meeting of Harris County Department of Education and are accessible through HCDE Choice Partners cooperative. Governmental entities that have signed an interlocal contract with HCDE may access these legally procured contracts.

Newly awarded contracts include
IDIQ Athletic (Indoor/Outdoor) Surfaces: Adventure Playground Systems, Inc.; Jellison Inc. dba Jelco; Playgrounds Today Inc.; and Soil Express, Ltd.

Contracts that were renewed and may be accessed through Choice Partners include

Award Jackets, Screen Printing and Embroidery: Balfour Company; Butler Business Products, LLC; DBS Texas-Houston; and Positive Promotions;

Energy Conservation Service: Chevron Energy Solutions;

Fire and Security Equipment, Monitoring and Installation: Alarm Integration, Inc.; QSS, L.C. dba Quality Security Systems; and Video Insight, Inc.;

Fuel and Lubricants: Petroleum Traders; Sun Coast Resources, Inc.; and Sundance Fuels, Ltd.;

Sidewalk Trip Hazard Removal Service: Precision Safe Sidewalks, LLC;

Solid Waste and Recycling Collection and Port-o-let: Waste Management of Texas;

Tele-Medicine: Phonoscope Health Network; and

Web-Based Child Assessment Program: Frog Street Press.


New Members
Organizations and governmental entities that became members when contracts were approved by the HCDE board of trustees on May 20 include Banquete ISD, Blue Ridge ISD, city of Cleburne, Fort Bend County, Houston Housing Authority, Lake Travis ISD, Lewisville ISD, Life Community Church, MHMR of Tarrant County, Monte Alto ISD, Southwest ISD, Taylor ISD, Travis County ESD #3 and University of Houston - Victoria.

Out of State Members

Out-of-state organizations and governmental entities that became members include Augustana College, Chicago Public Schools, Louisiana State University, New Mexico State University, city of Ocala (Florida), and University of Nevada Reno.


About Choice Partners: Choice Partners national cooperative offers quality, legal procurement and contract solutions to meet the purchasing needs of governmental entities. Contracts are competitively bid so governmental entities can act immediately to access the contract they need, saving time and money on the bidding process and purchase. Choice Partners includes contracts for facilities, food, services, technology and supplies, including a unique supply catalog. For more information, call 877-696-2122 or visit