Each public authority planning to contract for professional design services or design-build services shall publicly announce all contracts available from it for such services. The announcements shall:
(A) Be made in a uniform and consistent manner and shall be made sufficiently in advance of the time that responses must be received from qualified professional design firms or design-build firms for the firms to have an adequate opportunity to submit a statement of interest in the project;
(B) Include a general description of the project, a statement of the specific professional design services or design-build services required, and a description of the qualifications required for the project;
(C) Indicate how qualified professional design firms or design-build firms may submit statements of qualifications in order to be considered for a contract to design or design-build the project;
(D) Be sent to any of the following that the public authority considers appropriate:
(1) Design-build firms, including contractors or other entities that seek to perform the work as a design-build firm;
(2) Architect, landscape architect, engineer, and surveyor associations ;
(3) The news media ;
(4) Any publications or other public media , including electronic media.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28, HB 153, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2011.
Effective Date: 11-24-1995