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New HVAC and office supply contracts awarded

New contracts for HVAC and office supplies were awarded at the June 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 Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC): ABM Building & Energy Solutions, LLC; Automated Logic Contracting Services, Inc.; A/W Mechanical Services, LP; Dura Pier Facilities Services, Ltd dba Facilities Sources; HVAC Mechanical Services of Texas Ltd / Hunton Services; and Letsos Company

Office Supplies: Bosworth Papers, Inc.; Butler Business Products, LLC; Challenge Office Products, Inc.; Ephraim Arredondo dba Standard Office Products; Hallmark Office Products, Inc.; Reliant Business Products, Inc.; School Specialty; Tejas Office Products, Inc.; U R Investments Inc. dba Texas Teacher Supply; Unity Education Resources; and Xpress Business Products

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

Bread Products: Kurz & Co.;

Dairy Products: Borden Dairy Co.;

e-Readers, e-Books and Accessories: Barnes and Noble Booksellers;

Electric Energy Procurement and Management Consulting: Amerex Brokers LLC;

Fire Suppression Services: Detection & Suppression International, Ltd.;

Flags and Flagpoles: Eagle Mountain Flag and Flagpole; Lady Liberty Flag and Flagpoles; Pyramid School Products; and School Specialty, Inc.;

Food Service Management: Lagniappe Dining Services;

Frozen Beverage Products: Bellebaum, LLC dba Tropical Flurry; Sunny Sky; and Trident Beverage;

Fuel and Lubricants: Petroleum Wholesale, LP;

Grocery Products: Glazier Foods Company; and Labatt Foods;

High Volume Grocery Items: Glazier Foods Company; and Labatt Foods;

Ice Cream Products: Blue Bell Creameries, LP; and La Brisa;

IDIQ Electrical Services: Lee Construction and Maintenance Company dba LMC Corporation; Open Environmental Technologies, L.P. / Open Tech; and Trio Electric Ltd.;

IDIQ Finishes (Painting, Drywall, Acoustical Ceilings and Flooring): Baseline Paving & Construction, Inc; ERC Environmental & Construction Services Inc. dba ERC; and Lee Construction and Maintenance Company – LMC Corporation;

IDIQ Openings (Windows, Doors and Hardware): ERC Environmental & Construction Services Inc. dba ERC; and Lee Construction and Maintenance Company – LMC Corporation;

Materials and Parts (Equipment Materials, Parts, Accessories, Supplies and Related Commodity Items): Acme Architectural Hardware; All Tire Supply; AOC Welding Supply/Praxair; BEVCO Consultants LLC; City Supply Company, Inc.; Crawford Electric Supply; Ensystex; Gulf Coast Paper Company, Inc.; H & V Equipment Inc.; High Point Sanitary Solutions; Interline Brands, Inc.; Johnson Supply; Lansdowne Moody Co.; Lennox Industries Inc.; McCoy's Building Supply; QSS, L.C. dba Quality Security Systems; Texas Storage System; Zed Security; and Zimmer Kubota;

Modular Buildings (Temporary): Modular Management Group, Inc.

Pizza Program (Site-Based): Bull’s Eye Brands, Inc. dba Smart Mouth Foods;

Produce: Brothers Produce; Chef’s Produce; Scarmardo Produce; and Third Coast Fresh; and

Rental, Lease and Purchase of Digital Duplicators: Dahill Office Technology dba Dahill; and Zeno Imaging.


New Members
Organizations and governmental entities that became members when contracts were approved by the HCDE board of trustees on June 17 include Aristoi Classical Academy, Katy, Texas; Arlington ISD; city of Huntsville; Kilgore ISD; Trinity Charter School, Austin; Richardson ISD; and University of Houston Foundation. New out-of-state organization and governmental entity members include White Plains Public Schools, New York.

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