The director of budget and management, in consultation with the department of transportation, may retain or contract for the services of commercial appraisers, engineers, investment bankers, financial advisers, accounting experts, and other consultants, independent contractors or providers of professional services as are necessary in the judgment of the director to carry out the director's powers and duties under sections 126.60 to 126.605 of the Revised Code, including the identification of highway services and any related projects to be subject to invitations for qualifications or proposals under sections 126.60 to 126.605 of the Revised Code, the development of those invitations and related evaluation criteria, the evaluation of those invitations, and negotiation of any contract under sections 126.60 to 126.605 of the Revised Code.
Repealed by 130th General Assembly File No. 7, HB 51, §101.02, eff. 7/1/2013.
Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28,HB 153, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2011.