|(a) Selection processes. The department will issue
RFPs and select providers under the following selection processes:
non-federal under §9.34 of this subchapter (relating to Non-federal
Process), federal under §9.35 of this subchapter (relating to
Federal Process), emergency under §9.38 of this subchapter (relating
to Emergency Contract Process), and urgent and critical under §9.39
of this subchapter (relating to Urgent and Critical Process).
(b) Contract types. The department will offer three
types of contracts: indefinite deliverable, specific deliverable,
(1) An indefinite deliverable contract may be used
for a single project or for multiple projects. The RFP will describe
the typical work types to be performed under the contract.
(A) Categorical limitations on contract dollar value
may be established by the executive director or the executive director's
(B) The contract period in which work authorizations
may be issued may not be longer than four years after the date of
contract execution, unless approved by the Texas Transportation Commission.
(C) Supplemental agreements may be issued to extend
the contract period, but only as necessary to complete work on an
existing work authorization. The contract period for contracts procured
using the process provided by §9.35 of this subchapter may not
extend more than five years beyond the execution date.
(2) A specific deliverable contract may be used for
a single project or for multiple projects. The RFP will specify the
specific deliverables to be provided under the contract.
(3) A multiphase contract may be used for a single
project or for multiple projects. The RFP will describe the services
to be provided under the contract and will divide the services into
phases. The specific scope of work may be established, and the associated
costs negotiated and authorized, by phase as the project progresses.
(c) Selection types.
(1) Single contract selection. One contract will result
from the RFP.
(2) Multiple contract selection. More than one contract
of similar work types will result from the RFP. The RFP will indicate
the number and type of contracts.
(d) Projected contracts list. Quarterly, the department
will publish on the department's website a list of projected contracts
for architectural, engineering, and surveying services.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §9.32 adopted to be effective February 21, 2013, 38 TexReg 994; amended to be effective October 17, 2013, 38 TexReg 7122; amended to be effective July 20, 2016, 41 TexReg 5248; amended to be effective November 15, 2017, 42 TexReg 6381; amended to be effective November 17, 2021, 46 TexReg 7806