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Purchasing And Contracts

Summaries

KP-0033
Ken Paxton

Transportation Code section 681.0101 - A court would likely conclude that section 681.0101 does not authorize a political subdivision to appoint a private business to enforce the privileged parking provisions of chapter 681 because a private business is not a "person" under section 681.0101|Privileged parking provisions of Transportation Code chapter 681 - A court would likely conclude that a political subdivision is not authorized to contract with a private business to enforce the privileged parking provisions of chapter 681.

GA-0004
Greg Abbott

Industrial development corporation, whether it is a "governmental entity"|Transfer public land to private party using industrial development corporation as an intermediary, city may not|Governmental entity

GA-0173
Greg Abbott

Sales-tax exemption for bingo equipment purchased by municipal senior citizen community center|Bingo equipment purchased by municipal senior citizen community center, sales-tax exemption|Bingo, municipal senior citizen community center that is authorized to conduct bingo under Bingo Enabling Act exemption may assert a defense to prosecution under chapter 47 of the Penal Code for possession of gambling paraphernalia|Municipal senior citizen community center that is authorized to conduct bingo under Bingo Enabling Act exemption, exemption provides a defense to prosecution under chapter 47 of the Penal Code for possession of gambling paraphernalia|Gambling, municipal senior citizen community center that is authorized to conduct bingo under Bingo Enabling Act exemption may assert a defense to prosecution under chapter 47 of the Penal Code for possession of gambling paraphernalia

GA-0305
Greg Abbott

Tax increment financing, a city may use a tax increment fund to pay a developer for environmental remediation, renovation, or facade preservation if they are "project costs"|Tax increment financing, a tax increment fund is a municipal fund within the meaning of chapter 252 of the Local Government Code and chapter 252's competitive bidding requirements may apply to expenditures from the tax increment fund; if an expenditure is|Tax increment fund is a public fund subject to article III, section 52|Tax increment fund is a municipal fund within the meaning of chapter 252 of the Local Government Code and chapter 252's competitive bidding requirements may apply to expenditures for the tax increment fund|Reimbursement, if a municipal expenditure is subject to Local Government Code chapter 252, the city would be precluded from reimbursing a person for costs incurred for work not performed pursuant to a competitively bid contract

GA-0724
Greg Abbott

Ad valorem taxes, contract between a municipal governing body and another taxing unit or an appraisal district board to collect, \r\n \r\n|Municipal governing body may contract under Intergovernmental Contract Act for collection of assessments imposed under Public Improvement District Assessment Act with another local government with authority to collect assessments|Assessment on property to finance public improvement is not an ad valorem tax|Contract to collect taxes under Tax Code section 6.24 applies to ad valorem taxes, not to assessments for public improvements|Assessment, ad valorem tax\r\n|Assessment, to finance public improvement\r\n|Special assessment|Ad valorem tax|Assessment for public improvements, contract under Intergovernmental Contract Act between municipality and another local government to collect assessment under Public Improvement District Assessment Act

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

DM-0070
Dan Morales

Excess or surplus insurance coverage, municipality's purchase of is not exempt from competitive bidding requirements|Selection of "sole broker of record," municipality's selection of is not exempt from competitive bidding requirements|Municipality must use competitive bidding to purchase excess or surplus insurance coverage and to select "sole broker of record"

DM-0106
Dan Morales

Exemption from competitive bidding, municipalities may procure services through competitive bidding even if such services qualify for an|Auctioneering services, city may determine whether they are "professional services" exempt from competitive bidding requirements|Exemption, municipalities may procure service through competitive bidding even if such services qualify for an

DM-0234
Dan Morales

Code Construction Act rule that when amendments are irreconcilable latest in date of enactment prevails does not apply when legislature has provided specific instructions regarding conflicting bills passed in same session|Minority business enterprises, municipal program to award public contracts to does not create an exemption to competitive bidding|Minority business enterprises, requirements for municipal program to award public contracts to

DM-0319
Dan Morales

Capital improvements and impact fees, authority of municipality to contract to construct and charge within second municipality|Impact fees, authority of municipality to charge within another municipality|Impact fees for wastewater service, authority of municipality to charge within another municipality|Capital improvements plan, authority of municipality charging impact fee within second municipality to include area located in second municipality

DM-0331
Dan Morales

Community development block grant funds, expenditure of subject to state competitive bidding laws|Community development block grant funds, municipality must expend in accordance with state competitive bidding laws|Competitive bidding laws apply to contract with nonprofit corporation for expenditure of municipality's community development block grant funds|Competitive bidding laws apply to expenditure of community development block grant funds

DM-0350
Dan Morales

Automated information systems, purchase by local governments through state catalogue purchasing procedure

DM-0391
Dan Morales

Fiber optic cable, authority of city to install and operate with private company|Telecommunications services, agreement between city and private company jointly to provide to public prohibited

JC-0034
John Cornyn

Consultation services contract with municipality, absent statutory authorization a county attorney in official capacity may not enter into|Ancillary legal services to county for compensation, county attorney subject to Professional Prosecutors Act may not contract in private capacity with commissioners to provide, but may provide such services gratuitously|Professional Prosecutors Act, county attorney covered by may not contract in private capacity to provide consultation services to municipality for fee|Ancillary legal services for compensation, county attorney subject to Professional Prosecutors Act may not contract in private capacity with commissioners to provide, but may provide such services gratuitously|Consultation services to municipality for fee, county attorney subject to Professional Prosecutors Act may not contract in private capacity to provide

JC-0154
John Cornyn

Contract, whether mayor or city manager may bind city where city council has exclusive authority to enter into contracts on behalf of city|Estoppel against city in exercise of governmental function by unauthorized acts of city officers or employees|Governmental function|International bridge, construction by City of Eagle Pass

JC-0219
John Cornyn

Local governments may not enter into interlocal contract to agree to deny utility and landfill services to customers who are delinquent in payments to other parties to the agreement

JC-0326
John Cornyn

Competitive proposals, statutory requirements regarding do not apply to competitive proposal process authorized by other law|Professional services exempt from competitive bidding, municipality has discretion to determine whether contract is for

JC-0516
John Cornyn

Collection by private vendors of debts and accounts receivable, statute authorizing is not applicable to suggested fines absent court order