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Contract 265-M1 Drapery material
Start date: 01/2013
End date: 08/2013
DESCRIPTION OF CONTRACT: TPASS MANAGED CONTRACT
HOW TO ORDER:
Customers must issue an internal purchase order and reference CPA Contract No. 265-M1 to be eligible for Contract pricing.
For State Agencies: Use Purchase Category Code C
The Contractor agrees not to ship any materials until issuance of a Purchase Order by the State Agency, Higher Education or Cooperative member.
- CONTRACT PRICING AND DELIVERY INFORMATION (XLS)
Payee ID No.: 11315459849
Frankel Associates, Inc.
69 Celevand Ave.
Bay Shore, NY 11706
Contact: Sal Palina
TERM OF CONTRACT: January 28, 2013 to August 31, 2013
September 1, 2013 thru August 31, 2014
September 1, 2014 thru August 31, 2015
September 1, 2015 thru August 31, 2016
September 1, 2016 thru August 31, 2017
- Fabric Type: 100% Cotton Velvet Velour - Grade A
- Flame resistance: All fabric supplied shall be flame treated or inherently flame resistant and suitable for use in state schools.
- Fabric must meet or exceed the requirements of NFPA Standard 701 for chemically treated fabrics. www.nfpa.org
- Formaldehyde content shall not exceed Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) standards: www.osha.gov
- Color: To be selected from contractor's sample book containing an assortment of different colors and availability of special dye lots is required.
- Roll width: 54" in. minimum
- Backing ends per inch: 40
- Pile ends per inch: 40
- Picks per inch: 32
- Pile tufts per square inch: 640
- Manufacturer's affidavit of flame proofing must accompany each shipment.
- Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS): The Texas Hazard Communication Act (Article 5182b, V.T.C.S.) requires chemical manufacturers and distributors to provide MSDS for hazardous material sold. Products covered by this act must be accompanied by an MSDS with each shipment and such products must be labeled in compliance with the law.
- 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.
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
TPASS CONTACT: Questions concerning technical
specifications should be directed to:
Texas Procurement and Support Services
Phone: (512) 463-3697
- 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.
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 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.