Texas Water Code
Sec. § 60.458
Purchase Contract Award Criteria

Except as provided by this subchapter, in determining to whom to award a contract, the district may consider:


the purchase price;


the reputation of the vendor and of the vendor’s goods or services;


the quality of the vendor’s goods or services;


the extent to which the goods or services meet the district’s needs;


the vendor’s past relationship with the district;


the impact on the ability of the district to comply with laws and rules relating to historically underutilized businesses and on the district’s small business development program, local preference program, or other contracting program adopted by the district, if any;


the total long-term cost to the district to acquire the vendor’s goods or services; and


any other relevant factor specifically listed in the request for bids or proposals.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 307, Sec. 1, eff. June 18, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 427 (S.B. 1395), Sec. 13, eff. June 1, 2017.
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