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Construction

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GA-0070
Greg Abbott

Thermal energy plant built for a building complex is a "facility" under subchapter H, chapter 271 of the Local Government Code|Design-build contract, a county may use to construct a thermal energy plant built for a building complex as a "facility" under subchapter H, chapter 271 of the Local Government Code|Jail facility, a county does not have implied authority to enter into a sale and leaseback of property to acquire a thermal energy plant in connection with a|Sale and leaseback or lease and leaseback of property to acquire a thermal energy plant in connection with a jail facility, a county does not have implied authority to enter into a|Facility|Civil engineering

GA-0671
Greg Abbott

Conflicts of interest, subcontracting company owned by county commissioner; relationship between chapter 171 of the Local Government Code and commissioner oath of office

GA-0782
Greg Abbott

Selection of a company as a construction manager-at-risk if a related company has been selected as the design engineer that will also perform the inspection, testing, and verification services necessary for acceptance of the project

GA-0858
Greg Abbott

Project labor agreement, whether section 271.121 of the Local Government Code prohibits a governmental entity from requiring a contractor or other vendor to sign a project labor agreement is a fact question beyond the purview of the Opinion Committee|Project labor agreement

DM-0025
Dan Morales

Locality in which work performed, for purpose of prevailing wage statute generally refers to political subdivision most nearly corresponding to location of work | Prevailing wage determination within discretion of governmental body authorizing or contracting for work | Locality in which work is performed

DM-0088
Dan Morales

Payment, statute requiring state agencies and political subdivisions to pay vendors within certain time limitations applies to construction contracts

DM-0165
Dan Morales

Corporate sureties, whether school district may establish their own standards for financial solvency of

DM-0242
Dan Morales

Construction work performed by school district employees not subject to competitive bidding statutes|School district may "act as its own general contractor" in letting bids for renovation and remodeling projects

DM-0254
Dan Morales

Corporate surety, unincorporated association insurance carrier may not serve as

DM-0300
Dan Morales

Hiring contractor, state university does not function as when it hires private entity to engage in building or construction work|Workers compensation certificate of coverage requirements in public construction is not satisfied by agreement stating that independent contractor is not employee of hiring contractor|University does not act as "hiring contractor" when it hires private entity to engage in building or construction work|Hiring contractor|General contractor|Certificate of coverage requirements in public construction is not satisfied by agreement stating that independent contractor is not employee of hiring contractor

DM-0469
Dan Morales

Craft or type of worker not listed in public work contract, contractor may hire only if public body has approved the hiring and has determined the prevailing wage rate in advance|Judicial remedy for violation of chapter 2258 of the Government Code available only where public body has determined contractor has violated law but has not withheld enough money from the contractor to make the aggrieved worker whole|Public work contract to remodel university building, applicability of chapter 2258 of the Government Code to|Public work contract, contractor generally must pay no less than prevailing wage rate to workers on project|Public work contract, contractor may hire craft or type of worker not listed in contract only if public body has approved the hiring and has determined the prevailing wage rate in advance|Public work contract, judicial remedy for violation of chapter 2258 of the Government Code|Public-work contract, worker may be paid different wage rates if he or she performs different jobs

JC-0037
John Cornyn

School district, interlocal contract executed on behalf of need not be awarded on basis of competitive procurement methods|Purchasing method, for purchases valued at $25,000 or more in the aggregate for a twelve-month period, a school district must select the one that will provide best value|School district, purchasing methods for purchases valued at $25,000 or more in the aggregate for a twelve-month period|School district may select purchasing method, including design/build contract or competitive bidding, that provides best value

JC-0060
John Cornyn

Open Meetings Act, evaluation committee appointed by commissioners court to recommend selection of architect and negotiate contract is subject to|Evaluation committee appointed by commissioners court to recommend selection of architect and negotiate contract is subject to Open Meetings Act

JC-0127
John Cornyn

Bond proceeds, use for legal fees for arbitration of construction contract|Arbitration expenses, use of bond proceeds for contract-related|Arbitration of construction contract, use of proceeds for legal fees for