Chapter 176 of the Texas Local Government Code requires that any vendor or person considering doing business with a local government entity disclose in the Questionnair Form CIQ, the vendor or person's affiliation or business relationship that might cause a conflict of interest with a local government entity. By law, this questionnaire must be filed with the records administrator of the City of Andrews no later than the 7th business day after the date the person becomes aware of facts that require the statement to be filed. See Section 176.006, Local Government Code. A person commits a Class C misdemeanor offense if the person violates Section 176.006, Local Government Code.
For more information or to obtain Questionnaire CIQ, go to the Texas Ethics Commission (http://www.ethics.state.tx.us/) web page.
Click HERE to download a copy of the Conflict of Interest Questionnaire.
CONTRACT INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS
The City requires all contractors, certain vendors and most consultants to supply proof of insurance before a contract is awarded. Typically, if you are providing services on City property, proof of insurance is required. The following requirements apply to most contracts and other policies may be required depending on the scope of services:
Workers’ Compensation Insurance & Employers’ Liability Insurance
- Statutory & $500,000/$500,000/$500,000: The Contractor agrees to maintain Worker’s Compensation Insurance & Employers Liability. In the event any work is sublet, the Contractor shall require the subcontractor similarly to provide the same coverage and shall himself acquire evidence of such coverage on behalf of the subcontractor. Waiver of subrogation in favor of the City required.
Commercial General Liability Insurance
- Limit of liability not less than $1,000,000 per occurrence: Contractor agrees to maintain a standard ISO version Commercial General Liability occurrence form, or its equivalent providing coverage for, but not limited to, Bodily Injury and Property Damage, Premises/Operations, Products/Completed Operations, Independent Contractors.
Business Automobile Liability Insurance
- Limit of liability not less than $1,000,000 per occurrence: Contractor agrees to maintain a standard ISO version Business Automobile Liability, or its equivalent, providing coverage for all owned, non-owned and hired automobiles.