Doing Business With the City of Haslet
As a local government, Haslet encourages competition among potential vendors to obtain quality good and services at the best prices available to maximize dollars invested by the residents and businesses of Haslet.
Link to Haslet Local Government Officers, as defined by Texas Local Government Code 176.001(4).
Important Information for All Vendors: Chapter 176 of the Texas Local Government Code requires that vendors who have a business relationship with a governmental entity to file a Conflict of Interest Questionnaire for Vendor Doing Business with Local Governmental Entity with the City Secretary. The form is available (PDF).
Vendors are responsible for ascertaining if they need to file the form. Please review Texas Local Government Code section 176.006, which can be found at: http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/LG/htm/LG.176.htm#176.006
By law, the CIQ questionnaire form must be filed with the City Secretary for the City of Haslet not later than the 7th business day after the date the vendor becomes aware of the facts that require the statement to be filed. See Section 176.006(a-1), Local Government Code. A person commits an offense if the person knowingly violates Section 176.006, Texas Local Government Code. An offense under that section is a misdemeanor.
The Texas Ethics Commission also requires Form 1295 Certificate of Interested Parties be completed online prior to entering into a contract with the City of Haslet. Visit the Certificate of Interested Parties page for more information.
The Texas Municipal League (TML) has provided general information regarding giving gifts to city officials or employees. Click to be linked to the TML article "Think Twice Before Giving Gifts To City Officials or Employees" (PDF). Each person or entity must consult with their own legal counsel in making a final decision about whether to give a gift.
For more information, go to the Texas Ethics Commission website.