Contracts for pizza, ice cream, technology and tires were awarded at the June 2017 board meeting of Harris County Department of Education and are accessible through HCDE Choice Partners cooperative.
Newly awarded contracts include
Ice Cream Products: JA-EN Enterprises doing business as JP Ice Cream Distributors; Kemm Ice Cream LLC; La Brisa Ice Cream; La Costenita Distribuidor Inc., Paleteria El Pibe, The Master's Distribution System; and Yumi Ice Cream Co. Inc.;
Recapped Tires, New Tires, Related Items and Services: Goolsbee Tire Services Inc. and Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company;
Site Based Pizza Program: Bull's Eye Brands Inc. doing business as Smart Mouth Foods; and
Technology Products and Services: 3P Learning Inc. doing business as 3P Learning; 806 Technologies Inc.; Marjan Dubois doing business as Adaptive Technology Systems; Advantage Imaging Supply Inc.; Alpha Omega Wireless Inc.; Aspire HR Inc.; AVES Audio Visual Systems Inc.; Blackboard Inc.; Paul Lo doing business as Capsuletek LLC; Dahill Office Technology Corporation doing business as Dahill; Eduproject Ell LLC; Evolve Holdings Inc.; Exebridge Inc.; Gaggle.Net Inc.; GK Holdings Inc. doing business as Global Knowledge Training LLC; GovConnection Inc. doing business as Connection; GTS Technology Solutions Inc.; Howard Industries Inc. doing business as Howard Technology Solutions; iLearn Inc.; J & B Imaging Services Inc. doing business as JABIS Security Services; Lantana Communications Corporation; M&A Technology Inc.; Micro Integration & Programming Solutions Inc.; myOn LLC; Jessica Rocio Adam doing business as NAZCA Technologies and Consulting; Northwest Communications Inc. doing business as NW Radio; PCPC Direct LTD; RLS Interests doing business as Prime Systems; Quasar Data Center Ltd; Rethink Autism Inc.; Ron Turley Associates Inc.; WayTech LLC doing business as Silicon Mountain Memory; Southern Computer Warehouse; Teaching Systems Inc.; Total Technologies LLC; Troxell Communications Inc.; Twotrees Technologies and Unique Digital Technology Inc.
Renewed contracts include
Energy Savings Contract Services (ESCO): Siemens Industry Inc.;
Furniture, Fixtures, Equipment and Related Items: Butler Business Products; Educator's Depot Inc.; Kaplan Early Learning Company; Kay Davis Associates LLC; Lakeshore Equipment Company doing business as Lakeshore Learning Materials and Library Interiors of Texas, LLC;
Furniture, Fixtures, Equipment, Related Items and Services: D3 Inc. doing business as 9 to 5 Seating; Challenge Office Products Inc.; Computer Comforts Inc.; Allsteel Inc. doing business as Contract Resource Group LLC; ESI Ergonomic Solutions LLC; Facility Interiors Inc.; Hallmark Office Products Inc.; Lavaca County Office Supply Inc. doing business as South Texas School Furniture; Palmieri Furniture Limited; TESCO Industries LLC; Todays Classroom LLC; Vanguard Environments Inc. and Watson Furniture Group Inc.;
IDIQ Construction and Maintenance (Job Order Contracting): Baseline Paving & Construction Inc.; Basic IDIQ Inc.; Construction Masters of Houston Inc.; E Contractors USA LLC; ERC Environmental & Construction Services Inc. doing business as ERC; Horizon International Group LLC; Brown & Root Industrial Services LLC; Millennium Project Solutions Inc.; SETEX Construction Corp.; JR Thomas Group Inc. doing business as The Thomas Group Inc.; Tommy Klein Construction Inc.; The Sithe Group LLC doing business as TSG Industries; J.T. Vaughn Construction LLC doing business as Vaughn Construction and Westco Ventures LLC;
IDIQ Finishes (Painting, Drywall, Acoustical Ceilings and Flooring): BaseLine Paving & Construction Inc. and Lee Construction and Maintenance Company doing business as LMC Corporation;
Maintenance and Operation Parts and Equipment: Acme Architectural Hardware Inc.; High Point Sanitary Solutions; Johnson Supply & Equipment Corporation doing business as Johnson Supply; Lansdowne-Moody Company LP; Lennox Industries Inc.; McCoy Corporation doing business as McCoy's Building Supply and Zimmerer Kubota & Equipment Inc.;
Musical Instruments and Related Items and Services: Universal Melody Services doing business as Brook Mays Music/H&H Music; Guitar Center Inc. doing business as Music and Arts Centers; The Mariachi Connection and Washington Music Sales Center Inc. doing business as Washington Music Center;
Rental, Lease, and Purchase of Copiers and Related Items: Dahill Office Technology Corporation doing business as Dahill;
Rental, Lease or Purchase of Digital Duplicators and Related Items: Dahill Office Technology Corporation doing business as Dahill;
Retail Energy Provider: Reliant Energy Retail Services LLC and Energy Future Holdings Corporation doing business as TXU Energy Retail Company Inc.;
Solid Waste and Recycling Services: Waste Management of Texas Inc.; and
Textbooks, Library Books and Related Items: American Reading Company; Barnes & Noble Booksellers Inc.; Coughlan Companies Inc. doing business as Capstone; Cengage Learning Inc.; Complete Book and Media Supply LLC; Lektro Inc. doing business as Escue and Associates; Express Booksellers LLC doing business as Express Booksellers; KAMICO Instructional Media Inc.; Keystone Books & Media; Scholastic Library Publishing Inc.; Steps To Literacy LLC; Teacher Created Materials Inc. and Cox Subscriptions Inc. doing business as WT Cox Information Services.
Organizations and governmental entities that became members when contracts were approved by the HCDE Board of Trustees on June 20 include Alvin Museum Society, Alvin; Brazosport College, Lake Jackson; city of Brenham; Center ISD, Center; Chapel Hill ISD, Tyler; Edcouch Elsa ISD, Edcouch; Nacogdoches ISD, Nacogdoches; Second Baptist, Houston; and Union Grove ISD, Gladewater, Texas.
New out-of-state members include Hernando County School District, Brooksville, Fla.; Jacksonville Aviation Authority, Jacksonville, Fla.; Marblehead Schools, Marblehead, Mass.; Maryland Aviation Administration, Glen Burnie, Md.; city of Miramar, Fla.; Ridgeland School District 122 Board of Education, Oak Lawn, Ill.; School Board of Leon County, Tallahassee, Fla.; city of Scottsdale, Ariz.; Somerton Elementary School District #11, Somerton, Ariz.; Spotsylvania County Public Schools, Fredericksburg, Va.; and University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nev.
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 education, facilities, food, services, technology and supplies, including a unique supply catalog. For more information, call 877-696-2122 or visit www.choicepartners.org.