Oregon Department of Transportation

Rule Rule 731-148-0100
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(1) In addition to the general requirements set forth in Division 146 of these rules applicable to all Public Contracting by ODOT under Divisions 147, 148 and 149, the rules in this Division 148 apply to:
(a) The screening and selection of Architects, Engineers, Photogrammetrists, Transportation Planners, Land Surveyors, and Providers of Related Services under Contracts, and set forth the procedures through which ODOT selects Consultants to perform Architectural, Engineering, Photogrammetric Mapping, Transportation Planning and Land Surveying Services or Related Services; and
(b) Two-tiered procedures for selection of Architects, Engineers, Photogrammetrists, Transportation Planners, Land Surveyors and Providers of Related Services for certain Public Improvements owned and maintained by a Local Government.
(2) In the event of conflict or ambiguity, the more specific requirements of the rules in this Division 148 take precedence over the more general requirements of the rules in Division 146.
(3) The rules as a whole implement the Oregon Public Contracting Code, as defined in ORS 279A.010 (Definitions for Public Contracting Code), and this Division 148 of the rules specifically addresses matters covered in ORS Chapter 279C.100 (Definitions for ORS 279C.100 to 279C.125) through 279C.125 (Architectural, engineering, photogrammetric mapping, transportation planning and land surveying services selection process for local public improvements procured through state agency).
(4) The dollar threshold amounts that are applicable to OAR 731-148-0200 (Direct Appointment Procedure) (Direct Appointment Procedure), OAR 731-148-0205 (Small Purchase Procedure) (Small Purchase Procedure), and OAR 731-148-0220 (Formal Selection Procedure) (Formal Selection Procedure), are independent from and have no effect on the dollar threshold amounts that trigger the legal sufficiency review requirement under ORS 291.047 (Public contract approval by Attorney General).
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