For contracts entered into on or after January 1, 2016, Texas Government Code Chapter §2252.908 (H.B. 1295) provides that a Texas governmental entity or state agency may not enter into a contract that either (1) requires an action or vote by the governing body of the entity or agency or (2) has a value of at least $1 million, unless the business entity submits a disclosure of interested parties to the governmental entity or state agency. The Texas Ethics Commission (Commission) has adopted a certificate of interested parties form (Form 1295) and adopted rules requiring the business entity to file Form 1295 electronically with the Commission. Information from the Commission regarding the requirements, including rules and filing information, are available on the Commission’s website at the following links:
The Regional Purchasing Cooperative (RPC) and the Purchasing Cooperative of America (PCA) are not a business entity under this law (see 1 Tex. Admin. Code 46.3(b). However, RPC/PCA vendors may be business entities and may, for certain purchases and contracts from RPC/PCA members, be required to file disclosures under Texas Government Code Chapter 2252. It is the responsibility of vendors to determine the applicability of, and comply with, all disclosure laws including Chapter 2252. Disclosure will not be handled by RPC/PCA administration.
Bid Opening and Deadline: Tuesday, May 02, 2017; 11:00 AM CST.
RFP 3-167-17 Pest and/or Weed Control and Related Services – PCA/Region III ESC is seeking to contract with vendors who can provide the following items and/or services for pest and weed control. Items include, but are not limited to: Fly-drain treatment, Chute cleaning, Bed Bugs, Lawn treatment, Other pest locations, Fumigation, Any other special pest issues (animal trapping & relocation, etc.). See the RFP for further requirements and information.
RFP 3-168-17 Waste & Refuse Containers Roll Offs, Dumpsters, Other Heave Duty Containers, & Parts/Service - Region III ESC/PCA is seeking to contract with vendor(s) who can provide the following items regarding Waste & Refuse Containers, including, but not limited to: 2 to 10 yards Front Load Dumpsters Flat, To 8 yards Front Load Dumpsters Slanted, 30 and 40 yards Rectangle Roll Offs Standard Duty, 30 and 40 yards Rectangle Roll Offs Heavy Duty, 30 and 40 yards Tub Roll Offs Standard Duty, 30 and 40 yards Tub Roll Offs Heavy Duty, Secure Containers such as “bear proof”, “kid proof”, etc., Add additional items as appropriate. See the RFP for further requirements and information.
RFP 3-169-17 Trades for Operations & Maintenance and Related Services & Supplies - Region III ESC/PCA is seeking to contract with vendor(s) who can provide the following services and supplies. Vendor shall, at the request of any Member institution, perform covered services under the terms of this agreement. These services may include, but are not Iimited to: Electrical and Lighting Maintenance, Repair, Replacement; Building Automation Controls for Heating, Air Conditioning, Lighting, Fire, etc.; Security; Plumbing and Waterproofing Maintenance, Repair, Replacement; Flooring Maintenance, Repair, Replacement; Concrete and Asphalt Maintenance & Repair; Window and Door Maintenance, Repair, Replacement; Building Water Proofing; Drywall and Painting Maintenance & Repair; Environmental Services; Irrigation Systems; Other standard Operations and Maintenance Services. See the RFP for further requirements and information.
RFP 3-170-17 Heavy Equipment Rental, Maintenance, Parts, & New and Used Sales - Region III ESC/PCA is seeking to contract with vendor(s) who can provide the following items regarding Heavy Equipment Rental, Maintenance, Parts, & New and Used Sales; including, but not limited to: bull dozers, scrapers, compactors, backhoes, maintainers, asphalt & concrete paving, trucks, portable cranes, container fork lifts and other construction equipment. See the RFP for further requirements and information.
RFP 3-171-17 Substitute Teachers Instructional Assistants, Tutors & Others As Required- Region III ESC/PCA is seeking to contract on a local, regional, or national basis with one or more companies with the experience and qualifications for providing Substitute Teachers, Instructional Assistants, Tutors, and Others As Required meeting the compliance requirements for working with public K-12 Schools, as well as non-taxed, non-profit organizations such as Charter Schools and religious entities. See the RFP for further requirements and information.