At the sole option of the Government, and in accordance with all terms and
conditions set forth herein, the Architect-Engineer may be authorized to
perform either partial or total design engineering an related services on
variable projects covered by this contract. Authorization for performance
of these services shall be by issuance of a delivery order which shall be
executed as follows:
a. the Government shall have the right, at any time during the term of
this contract, to issue requests for proposals from the Architect-Engineer
for furnishing specified design, engineering and related services for
projects. Each request for proposal will set out the proposed scope of
work, design criteria and other considerations, scope of Architect-Engineer
services, proposed schedule of submissions, and, if applicable, the
estimated construction cost amount (ECC) for the project contemplated.
b. the Government reserves the right to make award on initial
proposal. However, if the proposal is not acceptable as submitted, the
parties hereto shall enter into negotiations, targeting a mutually
acceptable agreement. If agreement on all terms is not achievable, the
services for that specific order shall be deemed excluded from the scope of
this contract and the Government shall be under no obligation to establish
a deliver order or provide for any payments.
c. The Architect-Engineer shall complete all services required
pursuant to each resultant delivery order in accordance with the scope of
work design criteria and schedule of submissions set forth herein. The
standard terms and conditions of this basic contract shall take precedence
5252.216-9302, INDEFINITE QUANTITY (AUT 1991)
This is an indefinite-quantity contract for the services specified, and
effective for the period stated previously.
Deliver or performance shall be made only as authorized by orders issued in
accordance with the Ordering clause. The Contractor shall furnish to the
Government, when and if ordered, the services specified in the Schedule up
to an including the "maximum" fee total designated previously.
There is no limit on the number of orders that may be issued subject only
to the maximum annual value of the contract.
Any order issued during the effective period of this contract and not
completed within that period shall be completed by the contractor within
the time specified in the order. The contract shall govern the
Contractor's and government's rights and obligations with respect to that
order to the same extent as if the order were completed during the
contract's effective period.
5252.216-9303, MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM FEES [ARCHITECT-ENGINEER
INDEFINITE-QUANTITY CONTRACTS] (AUG 1991)
As the contract minimum has been established with project #1 identified in