City of Mason 2023 DWSRF LSL Projects

Contracts are contingent upon release of funds from the TWDB.  Any contract awarded under the Requests for Qualifications (RFQs) are expected to be funded in part by a loan from the TWDB.  Neither the State of Texas nor any of its departments, agencies, or employees are or will be a party to the RFQs, or any resulting contract.  These RFQs are issued in accordance with Section 2254 of the Texas Government Code (Professional Services Act) and Title 40 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 31 (Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Governments).

This contract is subject to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program, which includes EPA-approved fair share goals toward procurement of Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) firms.  EPA rules require that applicants and prime contractors make a good faith effort to award a fair share of contracts, subcontracts, and procurements to M/WBEs through demonstration of the six affirmative steps.  For more details of the DBE Program and the current, applicable fair share goals, please visit www.twdb.texas.gov/dbe. 

Equal Opportunity in Employment - All qualified Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap, or national origin.  Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President's Executive Order No. 11246, as amended by Executive Order 11375, and as supplemented in Department of Labor regulations 41 CFR Part 60.  Small, minority, and women-owned business enterprises are encouraged to respond.  

Prime contractors are required to comply with EPA's good faith effort policy when awarding sub agreements for construction, supplies, equipment, and services.  A complete version of TWDB document, "Guidance for Utilization of Small, Minority, and Women-Owned Businesses in Procurement", is available at:  www.twdb.texas.gov/financial/instructions/doc/TWDB-0210.pdf .

RFQ Documents