Oregon
Rule Rule 731-148-0300
Prohibited Payment Methodology; Purchase Restrictions


(1) Except as otherwise allowed by law, ODOT shall not enter into any Contract that includes compensation provisions that expressly provide for payment of:
(a) Consultant’s costs under the Contract plus a percentage of those costs; or
(b) A percentage of the Project construction costs or total Project costs.
(2) Except as otherwise allowed by law, ODOT shall not enter into any Contract in which:
(a) The compensation paid under the Contract is solely based on or limited to the Consultant’s hourly rates for the Consultant’s personnel working on the Project and reimbursable expenses incurred during the performance of work on the Project (sometimes referred to as a “time and materials” Contract); and
(b) The Contract does not include a maximum amount payable to the Consultant for the Architectural, Engineering, Photogrammetric Mapping, Transportation Planning or Land Surveying Services or Related Services required under the Contract.
(3) Except in cases of Emergency or in the particular instances noted in the subsections below, ODOT shall not purchase any building materials, supplies or equipment for any building, structure or facility constructed by or for ODOT from any Consultant under a Contract with ODOT to perform Architectural, Engineering, Photogrammetric Mapping, Transportation Planning or Land Surveying Services or Related Services, for the building, structure or facility. This prohibition does not apply if either of the following circumstances exists:
(a) The Consultant is providing Architectural, Engineering, Photogrammetric Mapping, Transportation Planning or Land Surveying Services or Related Services under a Contract with ODOT to perform Design-Build services or Energy Savings Performance Contract services (see OAR 137-049-0670 (Design-Build Contracts) and 137-049-0680 (Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPC))); or
(b) That portion of the Contract relating to the acquisition of building materials, supplies or equipment was awarded to the Consultant pursuant to applicable law governing the award of such a Contract.
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Feb. 4, 2021