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071-M1-TPASS MANAGED CONTRACT - SCHOOL BUSES
05/2010 THRU 11/2014
For further information contact the Contract Management Team at (512) 463-3034 or e-mail at email@example.com
Section 1 - Special Instructions and Conditions 1.1 DESCRIPTION OF CONTRACT: TPASS MANAGED CONTRACT NO. 071-M1 - School Buses The contract is established by School Bus type as outlined in Texas Department of Public Safety (TXDPS) Specification 2009. The TXDPS specification can be accessed at the link isted below: 2009 Texas School Bus Specifications 1.2 HOW TO ORDER: Customers are to issue their internal purchase orders form which must reference Contract No. 071-M1 to be eligible for Contract pricing. For State Agency Use - Purchase Category Code: C The Contractor agrees not to ship any materials until issuance of a Purchase Order by the authorized ordering entity (State Agency, Higher Education, or Cooperative members). 1.3 CONTRACTORS PRICE LISTING: Longhorn Bus Sales Price List Rush Truck Center Price List Thomas Bus Gulf Coast Price List 1.4 CONTRACTORS CONTRACT DOCUMENTATION: Rush Bus Center Thomas Bus Coast GP Longhorn Bus Sales Payee ID No.: 17600297463 Company Name Longhorn Bus Sales Address 6921 Homestead Road Houston, Texas 77028 Contact: Robert Lofgen Phone: 713-631-9306 Fax: 713-631-4634 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Payee ID No.: 17427862648 Company Name Rush Bus Centers Address P.O. Box 34630 San Antonio, Texas 78265-4630 Contact: Lee Banks Phone: 830-626-5995 Fax: 830-626-5996 E-mail: email@example.com Payee ID No.: 17606303661 Company Name Thomas Bus Gulf Coast, G.P. Address 8806 Mississippi Houston, Texas 77029 Contact: Kathy Counseller Phone: 713-580-8612 Fax: 713-580-5699 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 1.5 TERM OF CONTRACT: May 18, 2010 thru November 30, 2010 Renewal Term: December 1, 2010 - November 30, 2011 Renewal Term: December 1, 2011 - November 30, 2012 Renewal Term: December 1, 2012 - November 30, 2013 Renewal Term: December 1, 2013 - November 30, 2014 1.6 DELIVERY: Contact Contractor for Delivery time-frame. 1.7 SHIPPING INFORMATION: All shipping shall be per mile cost for delivery (refer to contractor price sheet for specifics) to locations(s) specified on the purchase order. 1.8 WARRANTY: Manufacturer's standard warranty apply (Refer to each contract for further details). 1.9 PRICING: All prices shall be firm with no increase for 90 days from the effective date of this contract. 1.10 SUBSTITUTIONS: During the Contract term, the Contractor shall not substitute a product or brand unless the Contractor has obtained prior written approval from the CPA Contract Manager in coordination with the Customer. The Contractor must have written confirmation from the CPA Contract Manager of the substitution before making delivery. 1.11 CPA CONTRACT MANAGEMENT: Questions regarding contract management issues, price changes, amendments or other post-award concerns should be directed to: TPASS Contract Management Office (TCMO) Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts (CPA) Fax: (512) 936-0040 E-mail: email@example.com 1.12 TPASS CONTACT: Questions concerning technical specifications should be directed to: Manuel Perez, CTPM Texas Procurement and Support Services Phone: (512) 463-2469 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 1.13 ADDING NEW PRODUCTS TO THE CONTRACT: Following the contract award, additional products of the same general category that could have been encompassed in the award of this contract, and that are not already on the contract, may be added. Customers are encouraged to request additional items by contacting the TPASS contract manager. 1.14 CONTRACTOR PERFORMANCE: The Comptroller of Public Accounts (CPA) administers a vendor performance program for use by all ordering entities per Texas Government Code, Title 10, Subtitle D, Section 2155.077. The Vendor Performance and Debarment Program relies on the ordering entity's participation in gathering information on vendor performance. Ordering Entities shall report vendor performance on purchases over $25,000 from contracts administered by the commission or any other purchase over $25,000 made through delegated authority granted by CPA (TAC 20.108). Agencies are additionally encouraged to report vendor performance on purchases under $25,000. Vendor Performance shall be reported through the CPA VENDOR PERFORMANCE TRACKING SYSTEM. The purpose of the Vendor Performance Tracking System is to: -Identify vendors that have exceptional performance. -Aid purchasers in making a best value determination based on vendor past performance. -Protect the state from vendors with unethical business practices. -Provide performance scores in four measurable categories for the CMBL vendors. -Track vendor performance for delegated and exempt purchases.