JOINING HGACBUY BY EXECUTING AN INTERLOCAL CONTRACT (ILC)
In order to participate in HGACBuy, you must:
Be a state agency, county, municipality, special district, or other political subdivision of a state, or a qualifying non-profit corporation (providing one or more governmental function or service); and
Possess legal authority to enter into the Contract.
End User warrants that both requirements are fulfilled by execution of an ILC.
Steps for completing and executing the ILC:
Step 1: Fill in all required information, including the date of your governing body authorization and print a copy of the appropriate HGACBuy ILC form.
Step 2: Secure signature by an individual with authority to contractually bind your entity.
Step 3: Scan and email a copy to H-GAC at firstname.lastname@example.org or Fax it to 713-993-2424. The contract may also be mailed to H-GAC Cooperative Purchasing Program, P.O. Box 22777, Houston, TX 77227-2777.
Step 4: H-GAC will execute the contract and return a copy to you electronically.
Special Requirements For Non-Profit Corporations:
Qualifying non-profit corporations providing one or more government services (e.g. Volunteer Fire Departments, Emergency Medical Services) must also submit the following items together with the ILC documents:
Copy of 501(c)(3) Form
Copy of Charter and By-Laws highlighting section(s) demonstrating that your organization performs a governmental service.
Certification of the governmental service(s) that your organization performs. (Form included in the Non-Profit ILC below)
(If you require a contact original, print and sign two (2) contracts. Send both documents to H-GAC at the address indicated on the ILC form)
*Note: ILC form can be filled and printed online.