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§ 2980.9. Negotiation of Contract.

2 CA ADC § 2980.9Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

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Title 2. Administration
Division 3. State Property Operations
Chapter 1. State Lands Commission (Refs & Annos)
Article 13. Contracts Securing Architectural, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, Environmental, Land Surveying, and Construction Project Management Services
2 CCR § 2980.9
§ 2980.9. Negotiation of Contract.
(a) The Executive Officer shall, in accordance with Section 6106 of the Public Contracts Code, negotiate a contract with the best-qualified firm, as determined by the provisions of Section 2980.8, for services at compensation that the Executive Officer determines is fair and reasonable to the State of California. Negotiations shall be completed with an agreed upon contracting price and contractual agreement within 14 calendar days from the award date for the winning consultant firm. Should the Executive Officer be unable to negotiate a satisfactory contract with the firm considered to be the best-qualified at a price the Executive Officer determines to be fair and reasonable to the State of California, negotiations with that firm shall be formally terminated. The Executive Officer shall then undertake negotiations in the same manner with the next best-qualified firm(s) selected in order of preference pursuant to Section 2980.8, subdivision (b) until a contract is negotiated.
(b) Should the Executive Officer be unable to negotiate a satisfactory contract with any of the selected firms, the Executive Officer shall select additional firms, as provided in Section 2980.8, and continue negotiations in the same manner until a satisfactory agreement is reached.


Note: Authority cited: Section 4526, Government Code; and Section 6108, Public Resources Code. Reference: Sections 4527 and 4528, Government Code.
1. New section filed 5-1-2001 as an emergency; operative 5-1-2001 (Register 2001, No. 18). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 8-29-2001 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
2. Certificate of Compliance as to 5-1-2001 order transmitted to OAL 5-1-2001 and filed 5-29-2001 (Register 2001, No. 22).
3. Renumbering of former section 2980.9 to section 2980.12 and renumbering of a portion of former section 2980.7, subsection (b) and former section 2980.7, subsection (c) to section 2980.9, including new section heading and amendment of section, filed 8-25-2014; operative 10-1-2014 (Register 2014, No. 35).
This database is current through 2/23/24 Register 2024, No. 8.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 2, § 2980.9, 2 CA ADC § 2980.9
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