Oral or Written Telecommunications Orders. The Contracting Officer may issue oral or
written telecommunications orders only in emergency circumstances. Oral or written
telecommunications orders will be confirmed by issuance of a written task order on DD Form 1155
within two (2) working days.
Modifications to Task Orders. Orders may be modified by the Contracting Officer.
Modifications to task orders shall be effected on a Standard Form 30. Orders may be modified orally
or by written telecommunications by the Contracting Officer in emergency circumstances. Oral or
written telecommunication modifications shall be confirmed by issuance of a written modification on
Standard Form 30 within two (2) working days from the time of the communication modifying the
If a task order is deposited in the U.S. mail, mailing time (5 working days for regular mail and
1 working day for express mail) will be incorporated into the task order submittal schedule. The
Contracting Officer will notify the A-E office when an order is deposited in the mail. If delays are
encountered in mailing without the fault of the Contractor, a time extension may be granted by the
(End of clause)
5252.216-9306 PROCEDURES FOR ISSUING ORDERS (NOV 1998)
(a) Services to be furnished under this contract shall be furnished at such times as ordered by the
issuance of task orders on DD Form 1155 by the Ordering Officer designated by the Contracting
Officer. All orders issued hereunder are subject to
the terms and conditions of this contract. This contract shall control in the event of conflict with any
order. When mailed, a task order will be considered "issued" for the purpose of this contract at the
time the Government deposits the order in the mail or, if
transmitted by other means, when physically delivered to the Contractor.
(b) Task orders may be modified by the Ordering Officer. Modifications to task orders will be issued
on a Standard Form (SF) 30.
(c) Task orders may be modified orally by the Ordering Officer in emergency circumstances. Oral
modifications will be confirmed by issuance of a written modification on an SF 30 within two (2)
working days from the time of the oral communication modifying the order.
(End of clause)
5252.217-9300 OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT
(ARCHITECT-ENGINEER INDEFINITE-QUANTITY CONTRACT) (NOV 1998)
The term of this contract shall expire one year from the date of execution of this contract.
However, all terms and conditions of this contract shall remain in full force and effect for any project
added within the one-year term until completion of and payment for the services thereunder.
The Government may extend the term of this contract by written notice to the Contractor within
the performance period specified in the schedule, provided that the Government will give the
Contractor a preliminary written notice of its intent to extend before the contract expires. The
preliminary notice does not commit the Government to an extension. The Government may exercise
this option if: (1) a need for the services exists, and (2) performance in the first year has been