|(a) Selection processes. The department will issue
solicitations and select providers under the following selection processes:
comprehensive, federal, streamlined, accelerated, emergency, and urgent
(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 solicitation 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 three 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 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 solicitation 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 solicitation 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
(c) Selection types.
(1) Single contract selection. One contract will result
from the solicitation.
(2) Multiple contract selection. More than one contract
of similar work types will result from the solicitation. The solicitation
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