TIPS Interlocal Purchasing


Benefits: All members of TIPS/TAPS Interlocal Purchasing receive our govt./school pricing program which is supported by national distribution, in addition certain other programs are available to members resulting in substantial savings. Please see additional information below and contact us for details if you are not currently a member.

TIPS Special Catalog

Membership to all Texas Public Agencies, in The Interlocal Purchasing System, is “FREE”.

Please download these two (2) documents and submit to TIPS to become a member.
Interlocal Agreement
Board Resolution

If you have questions please contact us at (866) 839-8477 or email


Texas Education Code §8.002 permits regional education service centers, at the direction of the Commissioner of Education, to provide services to assist school districts, colleges and universities in improving student performance and increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of school, college and university operations. Authority for such services is granted under Texas Government Code §§ 791.001 et seq as amended. Cooperative Purchasing Services are extended to all Texas State, City and County Government Agencies.