Texas Water Code
Sec. § 60.454
Purchasing Contract Methods


Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter or other law, a district contract valued at more than the amount authorized in Section 60.403 (Contracts: Purchases)(a) for routine purchases or contracts in the aggregate for each 12-month period may be made by the method below that, in the opinion of the district’s commission, provides the best value for the district:

(1)

a design-build contract to construct, rehabilitate, alter, or repair facilities;

(2)

a contract to construct, rehabilitate, alter, or repair facilities that involves using a construction manager-agent or construction manager-at-risk;

(3)

competitive sealed proposals for construction, repair, rehabilitation, or alteration of a facility, and nonconstruction items;

(4)

a job order contract for the construction, repair, rehabilitation, or alteration of a facility;

(5)

a request for proposals, if the contract is for items other than construction services;

(6)

competitive sealed bids;

(7)

an interlocal contract as provided by Chapter 791 (Interlocal Cooperation Contracts), Government Code;

(8)

the reverse auction procedure as defined by Section 2155.062 (Purchase Methods)(d), Government Code;

(9)

a contract with the United States, including any agency thereof; or

(10)

a contract with this state, including an agency of this state.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 307, Sec. 1, eff. June 18, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 426 (S.B. 1786), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2005.
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1081 (H.B. 2918), Sec. 15, eff. September 1, 2007.
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1330 (S.B. 1531), Sec. 8, eff. June 15, 2007.
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