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Construction Reimbursement Regulations: Appendix M

RI General Laws 45-55. Award of Municipal Contracts.

All projects (including non-municipal libraries) are subject to RIGL Chapter 45-55, Award of Municipal Contracts. Libraries should familiarize themselves with RIGL Chapter 45-55, especially the following sections:

§ 45-55-2.  Method of source selection. – Except as otherwise authorized by law, all municipal contracts shall be awarded by:

(1) Competitive sealed bidding, pursuant to § 45-55-5;

(2) Competitive negotiations, pursuant to § 45-55-6;

(3) Non-competitive negotiations, pursuant to § 45-55-7 and 45-55-8;

(4) Small purchase procedures, pursuant to § 45-55-9.

(5) Qualification based selection (QBS) process for architects/engineers pursuant to § 45-55-8.1.