(1)General: The Executive Director is authorized to initiate procurements and enter into Contracts and Contract amendments for Goods and Services that are used in the normal day to day operations of the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists and in carrying out the vision of the Board.
(2)Board Approved Contracts: Notwithstanding the provisions of section (1) of this rule, the Board must approve contracts over $50,000 and insure a competitive procurement process is used. The Board having once approved a Contract or Contract amendment authorizes the Executive Director to execute the Contract or Contract amendment, make all disbursements and payments as provided in the Contract or Contract amendment, without further action by the Board.
(3)Emergency Procurements: Notwithstanding the provisions of section (1) of this rule, the Executive Director is authorized to enter into a Contract awarded as an Emergency procurement.
(4)Rule or Statutory Authorization: If a contract action is authorized by statute or rule, the Executive Director is authorized to execute the Contract or any Contract amendment, and make all disbursements and payments as required by the Contract terms or the terms of the Contract amendment.
(5)Price Reduction: The Executive Director is authorized, without further, specific approval action by the Board, to execute any Contract amendment that results in a reduction of the price paid by the Board.
(6)Delegation by Executive Director: The Executive Director may delegate, in writing, to any of the current Oregon Board of Massage Therapists employees the exercise or discharge of any of the powers, duties or functions of the Executive Director in these Division 1 rules.
(7)Legal Sufficiency Review: For all contracts, including amendments, in excess of $150,000 the Board must seek an Attorney General legal sufficiency review and approval, as per OAR 137-045-0015 (Legal Sufficiency Approval).
Rule 334-001-0028 — Procurement Authority,