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Job Opportunities:
The State Fiscal Accountability Authority’s procurement division is looking for experienced professionals.  Click here to read more about these opportunities.
 
VENDORS, DON’T NEGLECT TO CHECK THE STATE’S FIXED PRICE BIDS:
If authorized by the original solicitation, the State may use "competitive fixed price bidding" to create procurements with an open response date.  These fixed price bids are advertised in SCBO once, but the solicitation may provide for bids to be accepted continuously or periodically during the contract term.  The links below take you to a listing of all open solicitations conducted by the central purchasing office using the competitive fixed pricing bidding rules.
 

PROPOSED 2018 EDITION OF THE MANUAL FOR PLANNING AND EXECUTION OF STATE PERMANENT IMPROVEMENTS, PART II

The Office of the State Engineer is announcing the release of the proposed 2018 Edition of the Manual for Planning and Execution of State Permanent Improvements, Part II (“The Manual”), for review and comment pursuant to Section 11-45-3240. Interested parties may review the proposed 2018 Manual at:

https://procurement.sc.gov/node/5936

Significant changes that have been made in the Manual include the following:

  • Tables and Permits relocated from the Chapters to an Appendix;
  • Combined chapters and sub-chapters;
  • Eliminated the prohibition of fire retardant treated wood from Chapter 5;
  • Eliminated the Cost Guide and Multiplier method for awarding Construction IDCs.
  • Revised and completed Chapter 11, Construction Manager at Risk (CM-R) with accompanying CM-R forms (400 series);
  • Revised and completed Chapter 12, Design-Build, Design-Build-Operate-Maintain and Design-Build-Finance-Operate-Maintain with accompanying DB forms (700 series);

Please send all questions and/or comments to Tia Vaughan at lvaughan@mmo.sc.gov.

South Carolina
State Fiscal Accountability Authority
Procurement Services
1201 Main Street, Suite 600 | Columbia, SC 29201