Policy Update: OB 18-01 Period of Performance Change

Office Bulletin (OB) 18-01 has been published to revise Office Bulletin 16-02, which established a procedure to identify a Period of Performance End Date (PPED), to establish when the Period of Performance ends, and an Agreement End Date (AED) to define when the project would close in the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Fiscal Management Information … Read morePolicy Update: OB 18-01 Period of Performance Change

New A&E 10-C Process In Effect as of October 1

Effective October 1, all Architectural & Engineering (A&E) consultant contracts require an accepted Exhibit 10-C prior to contract award per Division of Local Assistance Office Bulletin 17-02 (DLA-OB 17-02), A&E Consultant Contract Review. Please confirm you are using the updated Exhibit 10-C located on the Local Assistance Procedures Manual forms page under Chapter 10. For … Read moreNew A&E 10-C Process In Effect as of October 1

POLICY UPDATE: OB 17-02 A&E Consultant Contract Review

Office Bulletin (OB) 17-02¬†Architectural & Engineering (A&E)¬†Consultant Contract Review A completed Exhibit 10-C, A&E Consultant Contract Review Checklist, for new or amended federal and/or state funded consultant contracts must be accepted by Caltrans prior to contract award effective October 1, 2017. Exhibit 10-C has been revised to identify critical elements of the consultant procurement process … Read morePOLICY UPDATE: OB 17-02 A&E Consultant Contract Review

POLICY UPDATE: FHWA Approval of A&E Consultants in a Management Support Role

All Local Public Agencies that solicit to hire A&E consultant(s) in a management support role must obtain FHWA approval prior to contract execution. This authority is not delegated to Caltrans. Please refer to DLA-OB-17-01 A&E Consultants in a Management Support Role below for more information. DLA-OB 17-01 A&E Consultants in a Management Support Role Attachment … Read morePOLICY UPDATE: FHWA Approval of A&E Consultants in a Management Support Role