(1) A contracting agency may select consultants to perform related services:
(a) In accordance with screening and selection procedures adopted under ORS 279C.105;
(b) On the basis of the qualifications of the consultants for the types of related services required, under the requirements of ORS 279C.110; or
(c) On the basis of price competition, price and performance evaluations, an evaluation of the capabilities of bidders to perform the needed related services or an evaluation of the capabilities of the bidders to perform the needed related services followed by negotiations between the parties on the price for those related services.
(2) Subject to the requirements of subsection (1) of this section, the procedures that a contracting agency adopts for the screening and selection of consultants and the selection of a candidate under this section is within the sole discretion of the contracting agency and may be adjusted to accommodate the contracting agency’s scope, schedule and budget objectives for a particular project. Adjustments to accommodate a contracting agency’s objectives may include provision for the direct appointment of a consultant if the value of the project does not exceed a threshold amount as determined by the contracting agency. [2003 c.794 §95]Section: Previous 279C.005 279C.010 279C.100 279C.105 279C.107 279C.110 279C.115 279C.120 279C.125 279C.300 279C.305 279C.310 279C.315 279C.320 279C.325 Next
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