Dear City of Brownsville Vendor,

The City of Brownsville has partnered with Bonfire Interactive to create a new procurement portal that will allow you to receive notifications of business opportunities and submit bids and proposals to the City of Brownsville digitally. Vendors are requested to visit the City of Brownsville’s Purchasing Department website,, then follow the link to the Bonfire vendor registration page to register your company. Alternatively, you can connect directly to our Bonfire portal at to register your company.

Registration is easy and free. Please be sure to select NIGP codes associated with your type of business or organization. Our solicitations will be set up using those codes and will be matched to vendors and contractors with the same codes.

Here are some additional resources that can help you get set up in Bonfire:
• Vendor Registration/Submission Video – a 5-min video regarding registering vendor account and creating a submission.
• Vendor Registration – support article to help you create your account, set passwords, upload documentation, and enter commodity codes.
• Creating and Uploading a Submission – support article to step you through the process of accessing/navigating the opportunity, viewing project details & events, accessing the supporting documentation, viewing the requested information and messages, and uploading submissions.

You have access to our Bonfire Support website at and then click the Vendors button. You may submit a Support ticket request if necessary at

Solicitations prior to December 13th, 2021 can be accessed at can be accessed through the following link: City of Brownsville Archived Solicitations. The City of Brownsville is excited about the changes we are making to streamline our electronic bid process and we look forward to continuing our good relationship with you and appreciate your interest.

Should you have any questions, please contact The Procurement and Contracting Division Thank you for your interest in doing business with the City of Brownsville!

Antonio L. Caldwell
Procurement and Contracting Manager

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Brownsville, TX 78520