Conflict of Interest

About the Questionnaire Form

Pursuant to Chapter 176 of the Local Government Code, any person or agent of a person who contracts or seeks to contract for the sale or purchase of property, goods, or services with a local government entity (i.e., College of the Mainland) must disclose in the Questionnaire Form CIQ ("Questionnaire") the person's affiliation or business relationship that might cause a conflict of interest with the local government entity. By law, the Questionnaire must be filed with the College of the Mainland Purchasing Office no later than seven days after the date the person begins contract discussions or negotiations with the College of the Mainland, (“COM”) or (“College”), or submits an application or response to a request for proposal or bids, correspondence, or another writing related to a potential agreement with the College of the Mainland. Updated Questionnaires must be filed in conformance with Chapter 176.

General Opinion or contact the Texas Ethics Commission at (512) 463-5800.

The following is a link to the current Texas Conflict of Interest Questionnaire Form CIQ.

Send completed CIQ Forms to:
College of the Mainland
Purchasing Dept. 
1200 N. Amburn Rd. 
Texas City, TX 77591

If you have any questions about compliance, please consult your own legal counsel. Compliance is the individual responsibility of each person or agent of a person who is subject to the filing requirement. An offense under Chapter 176 is a Class C misdemeanor.

Conflict of Interest Questionnaire Forms
08/19/2021 - CIQ King's Microscope Service 

Purchasing Overview

The COM Purchasing Department collaborates with every department to ensure that the purchase and administration of College products and services is in accordance with Texas Education Agency laws and federal, state and local policies.

The Purchasing Department consists of the central mailroom and shipping and receiving departments.

Hours of Operation

Purchasing Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mailroom Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Shipping & Receiving Hours: Monday - Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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