Events and Announcements
Council on Competitive Government Open Meeting (Agenda)
Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 4:00 p.m., 111 E. 17th Street, LBJ State Office Building, Room 114
Expansion of Geographic Information Systems Services
At the February 6, 2013 CCG Open Meeting, Council adopted staff recommendation to approve the expansion of GIS services through the addition of on-call contractors and direct staff to develop and issue a request for proposals for GIS. The new contractors would support the Texas Department of Transportation as well as other entities in need of small scale, near immediate data capture projects requiring ad hoc flights.
Expansion of Print Services
At the February 6, 2013 CCG Open Meeting, Council adopted staff recommendation to approve the expansion of print services through the establishment of a prequalified vendor pool and direct staff to develop and issue a request for proposals for print services. If established, agencies would be able to utilize the prequalified vendor pool for print services only after the State Print Shops have been given the first opportunity to bid through the current print process and chosen not to bid.
At the November 7, 2012 CCG Open Meeting, Council approved delegation to the Staff Director to carry out certain contract management tasks associated with previously Identified state services, specifically the execution of amendments, renewals, and terminations.
At the November 7, 2012 CCG Open Meeting, Council approved a contract award for Mail Services to Integ (formerly MailMax Direct). Integ is scheduled to begin providing services on Monday, January 7, 2013. Learn more about the new Mail Services contract here.
FY13 Contract Renewals
At the August 28, 2012 CCG Open Meeting, Council approved the following contract renewals and extension:A. One-Year Contract Renewal of the Digital Imaging Services Contract (#CCG-DIS-2010-003)
B. One-Year Contract Renewal of the Specialty Paper and Print Services Contract (#CCG-SPAS-2010-002)
C. Six-Month Contract Extension for the Presort/Barcode Mailing Services Contract (#061020-CCG-MPB)
New Retail Fuel Card Services Contract Available
At the February 28, 2012 CCG Open Meeting, Council approved a contract award for Retail Fuel Card services to U.S. Bank as well as a 6-month contract extension (March 1, 2012 – Aug 31, 2012) with Comdata to allow for an orderly transition to the new contractor. The new Retail Fuel Card Services Contract is now available for use by all state agencies and local entities and is intended to provide savings on fuel and maintenance purchases on vehicles through a payment card program. Learn more here.
Document Destruction Services
At the February 28, 2012 CCG Open Meeting, Council approved a contract amendment to the Document Destruction Services Contract to allow for service coverage expansion. The revised contract will be in place by the end of FY 12 and will make high quality, competitively priced, destruction services available across the entire state. The addition of 5-6 Community Rehabilitation Programs (CRPs) to the contract will also translate into additional employment opportunities for people with disabilities in several cities across the state.
Utility Invoice Processing Services
At the March 6, 2012 State Procurement and Advisory Council (SPAC) Open Meeting, the Chief Clerk authorized a contract award for Utility Invoice Processing Services (UIPS) to Ecova,Inc. The UIPS Contract is now available for use and is intended to provide savings on end-to-end processing of electricity (deregulated and regulated), natural gas, water, and wastewater utility invoices for participating state agencies, universities, and co-operative purchasing members. Learn more here.
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