GIA – 101 inter-authority agreements before 09.06.2010 The current versions of the integrated language are presented here. Previous versions, included in previous agreements, can be viewed in the archive below. CCC – 307 These certification clauses have been used in agreements concluded before 4.04.2017 A public-private partnership (P3) is a method of provision of public infrastructure using a long-term performance-based agreement between an authorised agency and a private body, under which reasonable risks and benefits can be profitably distributed between contractors. In a P3, the private body performs functions normally performed by the government, but the government authority ultimately remains responsible for the public infrastructure and its public service. The State may retain ownership of the public heritage of the infrastructure and the private body may obtain additional decision-making rights to determine how the asset is financed, developed, constructed, operated and maintained throughout its life cycle. Typically, an authorized agency may set up a P3 and execute a public infrastructure agreement for which the authorized agency is responsible. In accordance with the Control Statute, authorised agencies must adopt rules and establish procedures for the development, invitation, evaluation, allocation and delivery of a P3. P3s rules and processes are still ongoing. The public procurement officer must find that a method for selecting sources of competition cannot be used, since only one source is available for the market.
In case of reasonable doubt as to a source, competition should be invited. The Maryland Port Commission and the Maryland Aviation Administration are the only entities authorized to make expedited purchases. Accelerated procurement of more than $50,000 is permitted if the purchase of CSB or CSP cannot be used, as urgent circumstances require expedited action and the measure is in the public interest and the benefits of CSB and PESCO outweigh it. 3.4.3 Competitive Sealed Bidding (MS-IFB) in several stages. Technical tenders, samples or both shall be presented in a sealed envelope separate from the sealed tender. Price quotes may be requested at the same time as technical bids or only by acceptable suppliers. If price quotes are requested at the same time as technical offers, the pricing must remain sealed until the public opening.  To the extent that state resources are requested, MDOT and its transport units must also comply with the MDOT MBE Program Manual, which is inserted by reference into COMAR in accordance with paragraph 11.01.10.01. Applications for secondary assistance must be issued to all major contractors prequalified by the State for the supply of specific goods or services (functional areas). Secondary competition is referred to in one of three forms defined for use in a given main contract: (4) Where the object of an exclusive seller is to be purchased on resale; or.
A purchase of more than $15,000 up to $50,000 is a Class III SP. Procurement officials must solicit responsive or acceptable offers from at least two suppliers by written request. Tenders shall be made at the best bid price, at the cheapest evaluated bid price or at the most advantageous bid, as indicated in the invitation….