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    The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS Cooperative)Supplier Response

    Bid Information Contact Information Ship to InformationBid Creator Mr. David Mabe Address Region VIII Education Address

    Vice-President of Service CenterConstruction 4845 US Highway 271

    Email North ContactPhone +1 (903) 243-4759 x Pittsburg, TX 75686Fax +1 (866) 749-6674 x Contact David Mabe, Department

    Vice-President of BuildingBid Number 180702 ConstructionTitle Roofing (JOC) Floor/RoomBid Type RFP Department TelephoneIssue Date 7/5/2018 08:03 AM (CT) Building FaxClose Date 8/17/2018 03:00:00 PM (CT) Email

    Floor/RoomTelephone +1 (866) 839-8477 xFax +1 (866) 839-8472 xEmail

    Supplier InformationCompany Parsons Commercial RoofingAddress P.O. Box 21835

    Waco, TX 76702Contact Chris ParsonsDepartmentBuildingFloor/RoomTelephone (877) 881-1733Fax (254) 881-1995Email chris@parsons-roofing.comSubmitted 8/7/2018 11:48:41 AM (CT)Total $0.00

    By submitting your response, you certify that you are authorized to represent and bind your company.

    Signature Vicki Johnston Email

    Supplier Notes

    Bid Notes

    Bid Activities

    Bid Messages

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    Bid AttributesPlease review the following and respond where necessary# Name Note Response

    1 Yes - No Disadvantaged/Minority/Women Business Enterprise - NoD/M/WBE (Required by some participating governmentalentities) Vendor certifies that their firm is a D/M/WBE?Vendor must upload proof of certification to the ”ResponseAttachments” D/M/WBE CERTIFICATES section.

    2 Yes - No Historically Underutilized Business - HUB (Required by Nosome participating governmental entities) Vendor certifiesthat their firm is a HUB as defined by the State of Texas at in a HUBZone as defined by the US Small BusinessAdministration at of one or both may be submitted. Vendor mustupload proof of certification to the “ResponseAttachments” HUB CERTIFICATES section.

    3 Yes - No The Vendor can provide services and/or products to all 50 NoUS States?Select YES, ONLY if your company is licensed to work inall 50 states, or the state does not require a license;otherwise select NO.

    4 States Served: If answer is NO to question #3, please list which states can Allbe served. (Example: AR, OK, TX)

    5 Company and/or Product Description: This information will appear on the TIPS website in the Parsons Commercial Roofing, incompany profile section, if awarded a TIPS contract. (Limit business since 1948, a family750 characters.) owned 3rd generation company. We

    specialize in the installation of theDuro-Last Roof System. We haveinstalled the Duro-Last System onnumerous schools, churches, banks,shopping malls, private businesses,and government buildings totalingover 3,500 jobs and 62 millionsquare feet. We have been awardedthe Duro-Last Contractor of the yearfor the past 12 consecutive years.We are fully insured and bonded,and ranked in the Top 30 RoofingContractors in the United States.We have our own safety directorwho oversees all projects toguarantee that we are OSHAcompliant. We have aSuperintendent on site at each joband a project manager assigned tocoordinate each job. Free roofevaluations and estimates. Re-roofsor repairs. Energy Efficient. BestWarranties and Satisfactionguaranteed!

    6 Primary Contact Name Primary Contact Name Stuart Parson

    7 Primary Contact Title Primary Contact Title President

    8 Primary Contact Email Primary Contact Email

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    9 Primary Contact Phone Enter 10 digit phone number. (No dashes or extensions) 2548811733Example: 8668398477

    10 Primary Contact Fax Enter 10 digit fax number. (No dashes or extensions) 2548811995Example: 8668398477

    11 Primary Contact Mobile Enter 10 digit mobile phone number. (No dashes or 2542272611extensions)Example: 8668398477

    12 Secondary Contact Name Secondary Contact Name Chris Parsons

    13 Secondary Contact Title Secondary Contact Title Estimator

    14 Secondary Contact Email Secondary Contact Email

    15 Secondary Contact Phone Enter 10 digit phone number. (No dashes or extensions) 2548811733Example: 8668398477

    16 Secondary Contact Fax Enter 10 digit phone number. (No dashes or extensions) 2548811995Example: 8668398477

    17 Secondary Contact Mobile Enter 10 digit phone number. (No dashes or extensions) 2542271287Example: 8668398477

    18 Admin Fee Contact Name Admin Fee Contact Name. This person is responsible for Dawn Spinnpaying the admin fee to TIPS.

    19 Admin Fee Contact Email Admin Fee Contact Email

    20 Admin Fee Contact Phone Enter 10 digit phone number. (No dashes or extensions) 2548811733Example: 8668398477

    21 Purchase Order Contact Name Purchase Order Contact Name. This person is responsible Lisa Pechacekfor receiving Purchase Orders from TIPS.

    22 Purchase Order Contact Email Purchase Order Contact Email

    23 Purchase Order Contact Phone Enter 10 digit phone number. (No dashes or extensions) 2548811733Example: 8668398477

    24 Company Website Company Website (Format -

    25 Federal ID Number: Federal ID Number also known as the Employer 74-2337322Identification Number. (Format - 12-3456789)

    26 Primary Address Primary Address PO Box 21835

    27 Primary Address City Primary Address City Waco

    28 Primary Address State Primary Address State (2 Digit Abbreviation) Texas

    29 Primary Address Zip Primary Address Zip 76702

    30 Search Words: Please list search words to be posted in the TIPS PARSONS COMMERCIALdatabase about your company that TIPS website users ROOFING, PARSONS ROOFING,might search. Words may be product names, COMMERCIAL ROOFING,manufacturers, or other words associated with the DURO-LAST, FLAT ROOF, WHITEcategory of award. YOU MAY NOT LIST ROOF, FLAT ROOF SPECIALIST,NON-CATEGORY ITEMS. (Limit 500 words) (Format: COMMERCIAL ROOF, TPOproduct, paper, construction, manufacturer name, etc.) ROOFING, LONG TERM ROOF,


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    31 Do you want TIPS Members to be able to spend YesFederal grant funds with you if awarded? Is it Most of our members receive Federal Government grantsyour intent to be able to sell to our members and they make up a significant portion of their budgets.regardless of the fund source, whether it be local, The members need to know if your company is willing tostate or federal? sell to them when they spend federal budget funds on their

    purchase. There are attributes that follow that areprovisions from the federal regulations in 2 CFR part 200.Your answers will determine if your award will bedesignated as Federal or Education Department GeneralAdministrative Regulations (EDGAR) compliant.Do you want TIPS Members to be able to spend Federalgrant funds with you if awarded and is it your intent to beable to sell to our members regardless of the fund source,whether it be local, state or federal?

    32 Yes - No Certification of Residency (Required by the State of YesTexas) The vendor's ultimate parent company or majorityowner:

    (A) has its principal place of business in Texas;


    (B) employs at least 500 persons in Texas?

    33 Company Residence (City) Vendor's principal place of business is in the city of? Waco

    34 Company Residence (State) Vendor's principal place of business is in the state of? Texas

    35 TIPS administration fee By submitting a proposal, I agree that all pricing submitted (No Response Required)to TIPS shall include the participation fee, as designatedin the solicitation or as otherwise agreed in writing andshall be remitted to TIPS by the Vendor as agreed in theVendor agreement. I agree that the fee shall not and willnot be added by the vendor as a separate line item on aTIPS member invoice, quote, proposal or any other writtencommunications with the TIPS member.

    36 Yes - No Vendor agrees to remit to TIPS the required administration Yesfee?TIPS/ESC Region 8 is required by Texas GovernmentCode § 791 to be compensated for its work and thus,failure to agree shall render your response void and it willnot be considered.

    37 Regular Hours Coefficient What is your regular hours coefficient for the RS Means 1Price Book?Example:A 5% discount for the RS Means Price Book would be a.95 regular hours coefficient.Remember that this is a ceiling discount. You can discountlower than the contract coefficient, but not higher.

    38 After Hours Coefficient What is your after hours coefficient for the RS Means 1.5Price Book for work performed after normal workinghours?Example:The most common after hours coefficient is time and ahalf. If your regular hours coefficient is .95, your afterhours coefficient would be 1.45.Remember that this is a ceiling discount. You can discountlower than the contract coefficient, but not higher.

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    39 Non-Pre-Priced Markup If the material being utilized for a project cannot be found 0%in the RS Means Price Book, what is your materialsmarkup?Remember that this is a ceiling markup. You may markupa lesser percentage, but not a greater percentage.

    40 Yes - No Do you offer additional discounts to TIPS members for Nolarge order quantities or large scope of work?

    41 Years Experience Company years experience in this category? 70

    42 Price coefficients and non-pre-priced markups Does the vendor agrees to honor the proposed pricing YESare guaranteed for? coefficients and non-pre-priced markups for the term of

    the award?

    43 Right of Refusal Does the proposing vendor wish to reserve the right not to Noperform under the awarded agreement with a TIPSmember at vendor's discretion?

    44 NON-COLLUSIVE BIDDING CERTIFICATE By submission of this bid or proposal, the Bidder certifies (No Response Required)that:

    1) This bid or proposal has been independently arrivedat without collusion with any other Bidder or with anyCompetitor;2) This bid or proposal has not been knowinglydisclosed and will not be knowingly disclosed, prior to theopening of bids, or proposals for this project, to any otherBidder, Competitor or potential competitor;3) No attempt has been or will be made to induce anyother person, partnership or corporation to submit or notto submit a bid or proposal;4) The person signing this bid or proposal certifies thathe has fully informed himself regarding the accuracy of thestatements contained in this certification, and under thepenalties being applicable to the Bidder as well as to theperson signing in its behalf. Not a negotiable term. Failureto agree will render your proposal non-responsive and itwill not be considered.

    45 CONFLICT OF INTEREST QUESTIONNAIRE - Do you have any CONFLICT OF INTEREST TO REPORT NoFORM CIQ -Do you have any CONFLICT OF OR DISCLOSE under this statutory requirement? YES orINTEREST TO REPORT OR DISCLOSE under NOthis statutory requirement? If you have a conflict of interest as described in this form

    or the Local Government Code Chapter 176, cited therein-you are required to complete and file with TIPS.You may find the Blank CIQ form on the "Attachments"tab. There is an optional upload on the "ResponseAttachments" tab for this form provided if you have aconflict and must file the form.

    46 Filing of Form CIQ If yes (above), have you filed a form CIQ by uploading theform to this RCSP as directed above?

    47 Regulatory Standing I certify to TIPS for the proposal attached that my Yescompany is in good standing with all governmentalagencies, Federal or state, that regulate any part of ourbusiness operations. If not, please explain in the nextattribute question.

    48 Regulatory Standing Regulatory Standing explanation of no answer on previousquestion.

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    49 Antitrust Certification Statements (Tex. By submission of this bid or proposal, the Bidder certifies (No Response Required)Government Code § 2155.005) that:

    I affirm under penalty of perjury of the laws of the State ofTexas that:(1) I am duly authorized to execute this contract on myown behalf or on behalf of the company, corporation, firm,partnership or individual (Company) listed below;(2) In connection with this bid, neither I nor anyrepresentative of the Company has violated any provisionof the Texas Free Enterprise and Antitrust Act, Tex. Bus.& Comm. Code Chapter 15;(3) In connection with this bid, neither I nor anyrepresentative of the Company has violated any federalantitrust law;(4) Neither I nor any representative of the Company hasdirectly or indirectly communicated any of the contents ofthis bid to a competitor of the Company or any othercompany, corporation, firm, partnership or individualengaged in the same line of business as the Company.

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    50 Suspension or Debarment Instructions Instructions for Certification: (No Response Required)1. By answering yes to the next Attribute question below,the vendor and prospective lower tier participant isproviding the certification set out herein in accordancewith these instructions.2. The certification in this clause is a materialrepresentation of fact upon which reliance was placedwhen this transaction was entered into. If it is laterdetermined that the prospective lower tier participantknowingly rendered an erroneous certification in additionto other remedies available to the federal government, thedepartment or agency with which this transactionoriginated may pursue available remedies, includingsuspension and / or debarment.3. The prospective lower tier participant shall provideimmediate written notice to the person to which thisproposal is submitted if at any time the prospective lowertier participant learns that its certification was erroneouswhen submitted or has become erroneous by reason ofchanged circumstances.4. The terms “covered transaction,” “debarred,”“suspended,” “ineligible,” “lower tier covered transaction,”“participants,” “person,” “primary covered transaction,”“principal,” “proposal” and “voluntarily excluded,” as usedin this clause, have the meanings set out in the Definitionsand Coverage sections of rules implementing ExecutiveOrder 12549. You may contact the person to which thisproposal is submitted for assistance in obtaining a copy ofthose regulations.5. The prospective lower tier participant agrees bysubmitting this form that, should the proposed coveredtransaction be entered into, it shall not knowingly enterinto any lower tier covered transaction with a person whois debarred, suspended, declared ineligible or voluntarilyexcluded from participation in this covered transaction,unless authorized by the department or agency with whichthis transaction originated.6. The prospective lower tier participant further agrees bysubmitting this form that it will include this clause titled“Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension,Ineligibility and Voluntary Exclusion-Lower Tier CoveredTransaction” without modification in all lower tier coveredtransactions and in all solicitations for lower tier coveredtransactions.7. A participant in a covered transaction may rely upon acertification of a prospective participant in a lower tiercovered transaction that it is not debarred, suspended,ineligible or voluntarily excluded from the coveredtransaction, unless it knows that the certification iserroneous. A participant may decide the method andfrequency by which it determines the eligibility of itsprincipals. Each participant may, but is not required to,check the Nonprocurement List.8. Nothing contained in the foregoing shall be construed torequire establishment of a system of records in order torender in good faith the certification required by thisclause. The knowledge and information of a participant isnot required to exceed that which is normally possessedby a prudent person in the ordinary course of businessdealings.9. Except for transactions authorized under paragraph 5 ofthese instructions, if a participant in a covered transactionknowingly enters into a lower tier covered transaction witha person who is suspended, debarred, ineligible orvoluntarily excluded from participation in this transaction,in addition to other remedies available to the federalgovernment, the department or agency with which this

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    transaction originated may pursue available remedies,including suspension and / or debarment.

    51 Suspension or Debarment Certification By answering yes, you certify that no federal suspension Yesor debarment is in place, which would preclude receiving afederally funded contract as described above.Debarment and Suspension (Executive Orders 12549 and12689)—A contract award (see 2 CFR 180.220) must notbe made to parties listed on the government-wideexclusions in the System for Award Management (SAM),in accordance with the OMB guidelines at 2 CFR 180 thatimplement ExecutiveOrders 12549 (3 CFR part 1986 Comp., p. 189) and12689 (3 CFR part 1989 Comp., p. 235), “Debarment andSuspension.” SAM Exclusions contains the names ofparties debarred, suspended, or otherwise excluded byagencies, as well as parties declared ineligible understatutory or regulatory authority other than Executive Order12549.

    By answering yes, you certify that no federal suspensionor debarment is in place, which would preclude receiving afederally funded contract as described above.

    52 Non-Discrimination Statement and Certification In accordance with Federal civil rights law, all U.S. YesDepartments, including the U.S. Department of Agriculture(USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, itsAgencies, offices, and employees, and institutionsparticipating in or administering USDA programs areprohibited from discriminating based on race, color,national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (includinggender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age,marital status, family/parental status, income derived froma public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal orretaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program oractivity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases applyto all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlinesvary by program or incident.Persons with disabilities who require alternative means ofcommunication for program information (e.g., Braille, largeprint, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) shouldcontact the responsible Agency or USDA's TARGETCenter at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contactUSDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800)877-8339. Additionally, program information may be madeavailable in languages other than English.To file a program discrimination complaint, complete theUSDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027,found online at How to File a Program DiscriminationComplaint and at any USDA office or write a letteraddressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of theinformation requested in the form. To request a copy ofthe complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit yourcompleted form or letter to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S.Department of Agriculture, Office of the AssistantSecretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue,SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202)690-7442; or (3)email: VI of the Education Amendments of 1972; Section504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the AgeDiscrimination Act of 1975; Title 7 CFR Parts 15, 15a, and15b; the Americans with Disabilities Act; and FNSInstruction 113-1, Civil Rights Compliance andEnforcement – Nutrition Programs and Activities)All U.S. Departments, including the USDA are equalopportunity provider, employer, and lender.

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    Not a negotiable term. Failure to agree will render yourproposal non-responsive and it will not be considered. Icertify that in the performance of a contract with TIPS orits members, that our company will conform to theforegoing anti-discrimination statement and comply withthe cited and all other applicable laws and regulations.

    53 2 CFR PART 200 Contract Provisions Required Federal contract provisions of Federal (No Response Required)Explanation Regulations for Contracts for contracts with ESC Region 8

    and TIPS Members:The following provisions are required to be in place andagreed if the procurement is funded in any part with federalfunds.The ESC Region 8 and TIPS Members are the subgranteeor Subrecipient by definition. Most of the provisions arelocated in 2 CFR PART 200 - Appendix II to Part200—Contract Provisions for Non-Federal Entity ContractsUnder Federal Awards at 2 CFR PART 200. Others areincluded within 2 CFR part 200 et al.In addition to other provisions required by the Federalagency or non-Federal entity, all contracts made by thenon-Federal entity under the Federal award must containprovisions covering the following, as applicable.

    54 2 CFR PART 200 Contracts Contracts for more than the simplified acquisition threshold Yescurrently set at $150,000, which is the inflation adjustedamount determined by the Civilian Agency AcquisitionCouncil and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council(Councils) as authorized by 41 U.S.C. 1908, must addressadministrative, contractual, or legal remedies in instanceswhere contractors violate or breach contract terms, andprovide for such sanctions and penalties as appropriate.Notice: Pursuant to the above, when federal funds areexpended by ESC Region 8 and TIPS Members, ESCRegion 8 and TIPS Members reserves all rights andprivileges under the applicable laws and regulations withrespect to this procurement in the event of breach ofcontract by either party.Does vendor agree?

    55 2 CFR PART 200 Termination Termination for cause and for convenience by the grantee Yesor subgrantee including the manner by which it will beeffected and the basis for settlement. (All contracts inexcess of $10,000)Pursuant to the above, when federal funds are expendedby ESC Region 8 and TIPS Members, ESC Region 8 andTIPS Members reserves the right to terminate anyagreement in excessof $10,000 resulting from this procurement process forcause after giving the vendor an appropriate opportunityand up to 30 days, to cure the causal breach of terms andconditions. ESC Region 8 andTIPS Members reserves the right to terminate anyagreement in excess of $10,000 resulting from thisprocurement process for convenience with 30 days noticein writing to the awarded vendor. The vendorwould be compensated for work performed and goodsprocured as of the termination date if for convenience ofthe ESC Region 8 and TIPS Members. Any award underthis procurement process is not exclusive and the ESCRegion 8 and TIPS reserves the right to purchase goodsand services from other vendors when it is in the bestinterest of the ESC Region 8 and TIPS.Does vendor agree?

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    56 2 CFR PART 200 Clean Air Act Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7401-7671q.) and the Federal YesWater Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1251-1387), asamended—Contracts and subgrants of amounts in excessof $150,000 must contain a provision that requires thenon-Federal award to agree to comply with all applicablestandards, orders or regulations issued pursuant to theClean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7401-7671q) and the FederalWater Pollution Control Act as amended (33 U.S.C.1251-1387). Violations must be reported to the Federalawarding agency and the Regional Office of theEnvironmental Protection Agency (EPA).Pursuant to the Clean Air Act, et al above, when federalfunds are expended by ESC Region 8 and TIPS Members,ESC Region 8 and TIPS Members requires that theproposer certify that during the term ofan award by the ESC Region 8 and TIPS Membersresulting from this procurement process the vendor agreesto comply with all of the above regulations, including all ofthe terms listed and referenced therein.Does vendor agree?

    57 2 CFR PART 200 Byrd Anti-Lobbying Byrd Anti-Lobbying Amendment (31 U.S.C. YesAmendment 1352)—Contractors that apply or bid for an award

    exceeding $100,000 must file the required certification.Each tier certifies to the tier above that it will not and hasnot used Federal appropriated funds to pay any person ororganization for influencing or attempting to influence anofficer or employee of any agency, a member of Congress,officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of amember of Congress in connection with obtaining anyFederal contract, grant or any other award covered by 31U.S.C. 1352. Each tier must also disclose any lobbyingwith non-Federal funds that takes place in connection withobtaining any Federal award. Such disclosures areforwarded from tier to tier up to the non-Federal award.Pursuant to the above, when federal funds are expendedby ESC Region 8 and TIPS Members, ESC Region 8 andTIPS Members requires the proposer certify that duringthe term and during the life of any contract with ESCRegion 8 and TIPS Members resulting from thisprocurement process the vendor certifies to the termsincluded or referenced herein.Does vendor agree?

    58 2 CFR PART 200 Federal Rule Compliance with all applicable standards, orders, or Yesrequirements issued under section 306 of the Clean AirAct (42 U.S.C. 1857(h)), section 508 of the Clean WaterAct (33 U.S.C. 1368), Executive Order 11738, andEnvironmental Protection Agency regulations (40 CFR part15). (Contracts, subcontracts, and subgrants of amounts inexcess of $100,000)Pursuant to the above, when federal funds are expendedby ESC Region 8 and TIPS Members, ESC Region 8 andTIPS Members requires the proposer certify that inperformance of the contracts, subcontracts, and subgrantsof amounts in excess of $100,000, the vendor will be incompliance with all applicable standards, orders, orrequirements issued under section 306 of the Clean AirAct (42 U.S.C. 1857(h)), section 508 of the Clean WaterAct (33 U.S.C. 1368), Executive Order 11738, andEnvironmental Protection Agency regulations (40 CFR part15).Does vendor certify that it is in compliance with the CleanAir Act?

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    59 2 CFR PART 200 Procurement of Recovered A non-Federal entity that is a state agency or agency of a YesMaterials political subdivision of a state and its contractors must

    comply with section 6002 of the Solid Waste Disposal Act,as amended by the Resource Conservation and RecoveryAct. The requirements of Section 6002 include procuringonly items designated in guidelines of the EnvironmentalProtection Agency (EPA) at 40 CFR part 247 that containthe highest percentage of recovered materials practicable,consistent withmaintaining a satisfactory level of competition, where thepurchase price of the item exceeds $10,000 or the valueof the quantity acquired during the preceding fiscal yearexceeded $10,000; procuring solid waste managementservices in a manner that maximizes energy and resourcerecovery; and establishing an affirmative procurementprogram for procurement of recovered materials identifiedin the EPA guidelines.Does vendor certify that it is in compliance with the SolidWaste Disposal Act as described above?

    60 Certification Regarding Lobbying Applicable to Grants, Subgrants, Cooperative Agreements, I HAVE NOT Lobbied per aboveand Contracts Exceeding $100,000 in Federal FundsSubmission of this certification is a prerequisite for makingor entering into this transaction and is imposed by section1352, Title 31, U.S. Code. This certification is a materialrepresentation of fact upon which reliance was placedwhen this transaction was made or entered into. Anyperson who fails to file the required certification shall besubject to a civil penalty of not less than $10,000 and notmore than $100,000 for each such failure.The undersigned certifies, to the best of his or herknowledge and belief, that:(1) No Federal appropriated funds have been paid or willbe paid by or on behalf of the undersigned, to any personfor influencing or attempting to influence an officer oremployee of any agency, a Member of Congress, anofficer or employee of congress, or an employee of aMember of Congress in connection with the awarding of aFederal contract, the making of a Federal grant, themaking of a Federal loan, the entering into a cooperativeagreement, and the extension, continuation, renewal,amendment, or modification of a Federal contract, grant,loan, or cooperative agreement.(2) If any funds other than Federal appropriated fundshave been paid or will be paid to any person forinfluencing or attempting to influence an officer oremployee of any agency, a Member of Congress, anofficer or employee of congress, or an employee of aMember of Congress in connection with this Federal grantor cooperative agreement, the undersigned shall completeand submit Standard Form-LLL, “disclosure Form toReport Lobbying,” in accordance with its instructions.(3) The undersigned shall require that the language ofthis certification be included in the award documents for allcovered subawards exceeding $100,000 in Federal fundsat all appropriate tiers and that all subrecipients shallcertify and disclose accordingly.

    61 Lobbying Report Standard Form-LLL, “disclosure ONLY IF you answered "I HAVE Lobbied per above" to (No Response Required)Form to Report Lobbying,” attribute #60, please download and complete and upload

    the Standard Form-LLL, “disclosure Form to ReportLobbying,” in the Response attachments section.

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    62 Federal Requirements for Procurement and Federal Requirements for Procurement and Contracting NOContracting with small and minority businesses, with small and minority businesses, women's businesswomen's business enterprises, and labor surplus enterprises, and labor surplus area firms. Do you everarea firms. anticipate the possibility of subcontracting any of your work

    under this award if you are successful?

    63 If yes to the above question OR if you ever do If yes to the above question OR if you ever do subcontract YESsubcontract any part of your performance under any part of your performance under the TIPS Agreement,the TIPS Agreement, do you agree to comply with do you agree to comply with the following federalthe following federal requirements? requirements? Federal Regulation 2 CFR §200.321

    Contracting with small and minority businesses, women'sbusiness enterprises, and labor surplus area firms. (a)Thenon-Federal entity must take all necessary affirmativesteps to assure that minority businesses, women'sbusiness enterprises, and labor surplus area firms areused when possible.(b) Affirmative steps must include:(1) Placing qualifiedsmall and minority businesses and women's businessenterprises on solicitation lists;(2) Assuring that small and minority businesses, andwomen's business enterprises are solicited whenever theyare potential sources;(3) Dividing total requirements, when economicallyfeasible, into smaller tasks or quantities to permitmaximum participation by small and minority businesses,and women's business enterprises;(4) Establishing delivery schedules, where therequirement permits, which encourage participation bysmall and minority businesses, and women's businessenterprises;(5) Using the services and assistance, as appropriate, ofsuch organizations as the Small Business Administrationand the Minority Business Development Agency of theDepartment of Commerce; and(6) Requiring the prime contractor, if subcontracts are tobe let, to take the affirmative steps listed in paragraphs(1)through (5) of this section.

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    64 Davis-Bacon Act compliance. (No Response Required)Texas Statute requires compliance with Davis-Bacon Act,as amended (40 U.S.C. 3141-3148). When required byFederal program legislation, all prime constructioncontracts in excess of $2,000 awarded by non-Federalentities must include a provision for compliance with theDavis-Bacon Act (40 U.S.C. 3141-3144, and 3146-3148)as supplemented by Department of Labor regulations (29CFR Part S, "Labor Standards Provisions Applicable toContracts Covering Federally Financed and AssistedConstruction"). In accordance with the statute, contractorsmust be required to pay wages to laborers and mechanicsat a rate not less than the prevailing wages specified in awage determination made by the Secretary of Labor. Inaddition, contractors must be required to pay wages notless than once a week. The non-Federal entity must placea copy of the current prevailing wage determination issuedby the Department of Labor in each solicitation. Thedecision to award a contract or subcontract must beconditioned upon the acceptance of the wagedetermination. The non-Federal entity must report allsuspected or reported violations to the Federal awardingagency. The contracts must also include a provision forcompliance with the Copeland "Anti-Kickback" Act {40U.S.C. 314S), as supplemented by Department of Laborregulations (29 CFR Part 3, "Contractors andSubcontractors on Public Building or Public Work Financedin Whole or in Part by Loans or Grants from the UnitedStates"). The Act provides that each contractor orsubrecipient must be prohibited from inducing, by anymeans, any person employed in the construction,completion, or repair of public work, to give up any part ofthe compensation to which he or she is otherwise entitled.The non-Federal entity must report all suspected orreported violations to the Federal awarding agency.


    65 Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act Where applicable, all contracts awarded by the (No Response Required)(40 U.S.C. 3701-3708) non-Federal entity in excess of $100,000 that involve the

    employment of mechanics or laborers must include aprovision for compliance with 40 U.S.C. 3702 and 3704,as supplemented by Department of Labor regulations (29CFR Part 5). Under 40 U.S.C. 3702 of the Act, eachcontractor must be required to compute the wages ofevery mechanic and laborer on the basis of a standardwork week of 40 hours. Work in excess of the standardwork week is permissible provided that the worker iscompensated at a rate of not less than one and a halftimes the basic rate of pay for all hours worked in excessof 40 hours in the work week. The requirements of 40U.S.C. 3704 are applicable to construction work andprovide that no laborer or mechanic must be required towork in surroundings or under working conditions whichare unsanitary, hazardous or dangerous. Theserequirements do not apply to the purchases of supplies ormaterials or articles ordinarily available on the openmarket, or contracts for transportation or transmission ofintelligence. By submitting a proposal to this solicitation,and IF the customer is utilizing federal funds as describedabove, the Vendor agrees to comply with the ContractWork Hours and Safety Standards Act (40 U.S.C.3701-3708).

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    66 Indemnification The ESC Region 8 and TIPS is a Texas Political YesSubdivision and a local governmental entity; therefore, isprohibited fromindemnifying third parties pursuant to the TexasConstitution (Article 3, Section 52) except as specificallyprovided by law or asordered by a court of competent jurisdiction. A provision ina contract to indemnify or hold a party harmless is apromise to pay forany expenses the indemnified party incurs, if a specifiedevent occurs, such as breaching the terms of the contractor negligentlyperforming duties under the contract. Article III, Section 49of the Texas Constitution states that "no debt shall becreated by or onbehalf of the State ... " The Attorney General hascounseled that a contractually imposed obligation ofindemnity creates a "debt" inthe constitutional sense. Tex. Att'y Gen. Op. No. MW-475(1982). Contract clauses which require the System orinstitutions toindemnify must be deleted or qualified with ''to the extentpermitted by the Constitution and Laws of the State ofTexas." Liquidateddamages, attorney's fees, waiver of vendor's liability, andwaiver of statutes of limitations clauses should also bedeleted or qualifiedwith "to the extent permitted by the Constitution and lawsof State of Texas."Not a negotiable term. Failure to agree will render yourproposal non-responsive and it will not be considered. Doyou agreeto these terms?

    67 Remedies The parties shall be entitled to exercise any right or Yes, I Agreeremedy available to it either at law or in equity, subject tothe choice of law, venueand service of process clauses limitations agreed herein.Nothing in this agreement shall commit the TIPS to anarbitration resolutionof any disagreement under any circumstances. Any Claimarising out of or related to the Contract, except for thosespecifically waivedunder the terms of the Contract, may, after denial of theBoard of Directors, be subject to mediation at the requestof either party. Anyissues not resolved hereunder MAY be referred tonon-binding mediation to be conducted by a mutuallyagreed upon mediator as aprerequisite to the filing of any lawsuit over such issue(s).The parties shall share the mediator’s fee and anyassociated filing feeequally. Mediation shall be held in Camp or Titus County,Texas. Agreements reached in mediation shall be reducedto writing, andwill be subject to the approval by the District's Board ofDirectors, signed by the Parties if approved by the Boardof Directors, and, ifsigned, shall thereafter be enforceable as provided by thelaws of the State of Texas.Do you agree to these terms?

    68 Remedies Explanation of No Answer

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    69 Choice of Law The agreement between the Vendor and TIPS/ESC YesRegion 8 and any addenda or other additions resultingfrom this procurement process, however described, shallbe governed by, construed and enforced in accordancewith the laws of the State of Texas, regardless of anyconflict of laws principles. THIS DOES NOT APPLY to avendor's agreement entered into with a TIPS Member, asthe Member may be located outside Texas.Not a negotiable term. Failure to agree will render yourproposal non-responsive and it will not be considered. Doyou agree to these terms?

    70 Jurisdiction and Service of Process Any Proceeding arising out of or relating to this Yesprocurement process or any contract issued by TIPSresulting from or anycontemplated transaction shall be brought in a court ofcompetent jurisdiction in Camp County, Texas and each ofthe partiesirrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of saidcourt in any such proceeding, waives any objection it maynow or hereafterhave to venue or to convenience of forum, agrees that allclaims in respect of the Proceeding shall be heard anddetermined only inany such court, and agrees not to bring any proceedingarising out of or relating to this procurement process orany contract resultingfrom or any contemplated transaction in any other court.The parties agree that either or both of them may file acopy of this paragraphwith any court as written evidence of the knowing,voluntary and freely bargained for agreement between theparties irrevocably towaive any objections to venue or to convenience of forum.Process in any Proceeding referred to in the first sentenceof this Sectionmay be served on any party anywhere in the world. Venueclauses in contracts with TIPS members may bedetermined by the parties.Not a negotiable term. Failure to agree will render yourproposal non-responsive and it will not be considered. Doyou agree to these terms?

    71 Alternative Dispute Resolution Explanation of NoAnswer

    72 Infringement(s) The successful vendor will be expected to indemnify and Yes, I Agreehold harmless the TIPS and its employees, officers,agents, representatives, contractors, assignees anddesignees from any and all third party claims andjudgments involving infringement of patent, copyright,trade secrets, trade or service marks, and any otherintellectual or intangible property rights attributed to orclaims based on the Vendor's proposal or Vendor’sperformance of contracts awarded and approved.Do you agree to these terms?

    73 Infringement(s) Explanation of No Answer

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    74 Acts or Omissions The successful vendor will be expected to indemnify and Yes, I Agreehold harmless the TIPS, its officers, employees, agents,representatives, contractors, assignees and designeesfrom and against any and all liability, actions, claims,demands or suits, and all related costs, attorney's fees andexpenses arising out of, or resulting from any acts oromissions of the vendor or its agents, employees,subcontractors, or suppliers in the execution orperformance of any agreementsultimately made by TIPS and the vendor.Do you agree to these terms?

    75 Acts or Omissions Explanation of No Answer

    76 Contract Governance Any contract made or entered into by the TIPS is subject Yesto and is to be governed by Section 271.151 et seq, TexLoc Gov't Code. Otherwise, TIPS does not waive itsgovernmental immunities from suit or liability except to theextent expressly waived by other applicable laws in clearand unambiguous language.

    77 Payment Terms and Funding Out Clause Payment Terms: YesTIPS or TIPS members shall not be liable for interest orlate payment fees on past due balances at a rate higherthan permitted by the laws or regulations of the jurisdictionof the TIPS Member.

    Funding Out Clause:Vendor agrees to abide by the laws and regulations,including Texas Local Government Code § 271.903, orany statutory or regulatory limitations of the jurisdiction ofany TIPS Member which governs contracts entered into bythe Vendor and TIPS or a TIPS Member that requires allcontracts approved by TIPS or a TIPS Member are subjectto the budgeting and appropriation of currently availablefunds by the entity or its governing body.See statute(s) for specifics or consult your legal counsel.Not a negotiable term. Failure to agree will render yourproposal non-responsive and it will not be considered.Do you agree to these terms?

    78 Insurance and Fingerprint Requirements Insurance (No Response Required)Information If applicable and your staff will be on TIPS member

    premises for delivery, training or installation etc. and/orwith an automobile, you must carry automobile insuranceas required by law. You may be asked toprovide proof of insurance.FingerprintIt is possible that a vendor may be subject to Chapter 22of the Texas Education Code. The Texas Education Code,Chapter 22, Section 22.0834. Statutory language may befound at: the vendor has staff that meet both of these criterion:(1) will have continuing duties related to the contractedservices; and(2) has or will have direct contact with studentsThen you have ”covered” employees for purposes ofcompleting the attached form.TIPS recommends all vendors consult their legal counselfor guidance in compliance with this law. If you havequestions on how to comply, see below. If you havequestions on compliance with this code section, contactthe Texas Department of Public Safety Non-CriminalJustice Unit, Access and Dissemination Bureau,FAST-FACT and you should send an emailidentifying you as a contractor to a Texas Independent

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    School District or ESC Region 8 and TIPS. Texas DPSphone number is (512) 424-2474.See form in the next attribute to complete entitled:Texas Education Code Chapter 22 Contractor Certificationfor Contractor Employees

    79 Texas Education Code Chapter 22 Contractor Introduction: Texas Education Code Chapter 22 requires SomeCertification for Contractor Employees entities that contract with school districts to provide

    services to obtain criminal history record informationregarding covered employees. Contractors must certify tothe district that they have complied. Covered employeeswith disqualifying criminal histories are prohibited fromserving at a school district.Definitions: Covered employees: Employees of acontractor or subcontractor who have or will havecontinuing duties related to the service to be performed atthe District and have or will have direct contact withstudents. The District will be the final arbiter of whatconstitutes direct contact with students. Disqualifyingcriminal history: Any conviction or other criminal historyinformation designated by the District, or one of thefollowing offenses, if at the time of the offense, the victimwas under 18 or enrolled in a public school:(a) a felony offense under Title 5, Texas Penal Code; (b)an offense for which a defendant is required to register asa sex offender under Chapter 62, Texas Code of CriminalProcedure; or (c) an equivalent offense under federal lawor the laws of another state.I certify that:NONE (Section A) of the employees of Contractor and anysubcontractors are covered employees, as defined above.If this box is checked, I further certify that Contractor hastaken precautions or imposed conditions to ensure thatthe employees of Contractor and any subcontractor willnot become covered employees. Contractor will maintainthese precautions or conditions throughout the time thecontracted services are provided.ORSOME (Section B) or all of the employees of Contractorand any subcontractor are covered employees. If this boxis checked, I further certify that:(1) Contractor has obtained all required criminal historyrecord information regarding its covered employees. Noneof the covered employees has a disqualifying criminalhistory.(2) If Contractor receives information that a coveredemployee subsequently has a reported criminal history,Contractor will immediately remove the covered employeefrom contract duties and notify the District in writing within3 business days.(3) Upon request, Contractor will provide the District withthe name and any other requested information of coveredemployees so that the District may obtain criminal historyrecord information on the covered employees.(4) If the District objects to the assignment of a coveredemployee on the basis of the covered employee's criminalhistory record information, Contractor agrees todiscontinue using that covered employee to provideservices at the District.Noncompliance or misrepresentation regarding thiscertification may be grounds for contract termination.

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    80 Texas Business and Commerce Code § 272 SB 807 prohibits construction contracts to have provisions (No Response Required)Requirements as of 9-1-2017 requiring the contract to be subject to the laws of another

    state, to be required to litigate the contract in anotherstate, or to require arbitration in another state. A contractwith such provisions is voidable. Under this new statute, a“construction contract” includes contracts, subcontracts, oragreements with (among others) architects, engineers,contractors, construction managers, equipment lessors, ormaterials suppliers. “Construction contracts” are for thedesign, construction, alteration, renovation, remodeling, orrepair of any building or improvement to real property, orfor furnishing materials or equipment for the project. Theterm also includes moving, demolition, or excavation. BYRESPONDING TO THIS SOLICITATION, AND WHENAPPLICABLE, THE PROPOSER AGREES TO COMPLYWITH THE TEXAS BUSINESS AND COMMERCE CODE§ 272 WHEN EXECUTING CONTRACTS WITH TIPSMEMBERS THAT ARE TEXAS GOVERNMENTENTITIES.

    81 Texas Government Code 2270 Verification Form Texas Government Code 2270 Verification Form YESTexas 2017 House Bill 89 has been signed into law by thegovernor and as of September 1, 2017 will be codified asTexas Government Code § 2270 and 808 et seq.The relevant section addressed by this form reads asfollows:Texas Government Code Sec. 2270.002. PROVISIONREQUIRED IN CONTRACT. A governmental entity maynot enter into a contract with a company for goods orservices unless the contract contains a written verificationfrom the company that it: (1) does not boycott Israel; and(2) will not boycott Israel during the term of the contractengaged by ESC Region 8/The Interlocal PurchasingSystem (TIPS)4845 Highway 271 NorthPittsburg,TX 75686Verify by this writing that the above-named companyaffirms that it (1) does not boycott Israel; and (2) will notboycott Israel during the term of this contract, or anycontract with the above-named Texas governmental entityin the future. I further affirm that if our company’s positionon this issue is reversed and this affirmation is no longervalid, that the above-named Texas governmental entity willbe notified in writing within one (1) business day and weunderstand that our company’s failure to affirm and complywith the requirements of Texas Government Code 2270 etseq. shall be grounds for immediate contract terminationwithout penalty to the above-named Texas governmentalentity.ANDOur company is not listed on and we do not do businesswith companies that are on the the Texas Comptroller ofPublic Accounts list of Designated Foreign TerroristsOrganizations per Texas Gov't Code 2270.0153 found at

    I swear and affirm that the above is true and correct.

    82 Solicitation Deviation/Compliance Does the vendor agree with the General Conditions YesStandard Terms andConditions or Item Specifications listed in this proposalinvitation?

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    83 Solicitation Exceptions/Deviations Explanation If the bidder intends to deviate from the GeneralConditions Standard Terms and Conditions or ItemSpecifications listed in this proposal invitation, all suchdeviations must be listed on this attribute, with completeand detailed conditions and information included orattached.TIPS will consider any deviations in its proposal awarddecisions, and TIPS reserves the right to accept or rejectany bid based upon any deviations indicated below or inany attachments or inclusions.In the absence of any deviation entry on this attribute, theproposer assures TIPS of their full compliance with theStandard Terms and Conditions, Item Specifications, andall other information contained in this Solicitation.

    84 Agreement Deviation/Compliance Does the vendor agree with the language in the Vendor YesAgreement?

    85 Agreement Exceptions/Deviations Explanation If the proposing Vendor desires to deviate form the VendorAgreement language, all such deviations must be listed onthis attribute, with complete and detailed conditions andinformation included. TIPS will consider any deviations inits proposal award decisions, and TIPS reserves the rightto accept or reject any proposal based upon any deviationsindicated below. In the absence of any deviation entry onthis attribute, the proposer assures TIPS of their fullcompliance with the Vendor Agreement.

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    Line ItemsResponse Total: $0.00

  • References

    ** Must have at least 3 References. References must be School, City, County, University, State Agency or Other Government.

    Organization Contact Name Contact Phone EmailSonora ISD Ross Aschenbeck 325-387-6940 ross.aschenbeck@sonoraisd.netDublin ISD Rodney Schneider 254-445-3341 rschneider@dublinisd.usDecatur ISD Rod Townsend 940-393-7100 rtownsend9591@gmail.comBosque County Cindy Vanlandingham 254-435-6621 cindyv@bosquecounty.usGrandview Hopkins John Wilson 940-585-8098Albany ISD Shane Fields 325-280-9208Stratford ISD Jerry Birdsong 806-366-3303Millsap ISD Deann Lee 940-682-4994 deannlee@millsapisd.netTulia ISD Steve Post 806-995-4591 spost@tuliaisd.orgMidway ISD Brent Merritt 254-761-5613Texas State Technical College Jimmy Holecek 254-715-5742 jimmy.holecek@tstc.eduRosebud-Lott ISD Anthony Price 254-583-7967Stamford ISD Shaun Barnett 325-773-2705 sbarnett@stamfordisd.netCameron County Hondo Garcia 956-247-3685Whitney ISD Gene Solis 254-694-2254Odessa College Cindy Curnutt 432-335-6400La Vega ISD Lynn Roberts 254-799-4963 lynn.roberts@lavegaisd.orgCity of Waco Tom Auston 254-750-8066 thomasa@wacotx.govFairfield ISD Ron Harris 903-879-3438McLennan County Dick Talachet 254-694-7793Bellville ISD JD Higgenbotham 713-582-4562 jhigginbotham@bellvilleisd.orgBelton ISD Robert Hunt 254-718-1586Bushland ISD Don Wood 806-359-6683Chilton ISD Robert Judie 254-546-1200City of DeSoto Trevino Posley 972-274-2489 tposley@desototx.govCity of Pharr David Garza 956-702-5335Clifton ISD Dan Fowler 254-253-0824 dan.fowler@cliftonisd.orgCopperas Cove ISD Steve Schwausch 254-547-7999Florence ISD Charles Heller 254-793-2850

  • 2900 Charlevoix Drive SE Cook Plaza, Suite 220 Grand Rapids, MI 49546

    July 19, 2018

    To: The Interlocal Purchasing System - TIPS/TAPS

    RE: Parsons Roofing, Lorena TX - Surety Capacity

    Kevin J. Van Otterloo Underwriting Consultant Telephone 616-285-2682 800-432-9534 x2682 Fax 616-285-2688 Email

    We currently handle the surety bonds for Parsons Roofing, an independent dealer or Duro-Last, Roofing, Inc. We have been handling surety requests for Parsons Roofing since 2015 and have approved bonds for them covering projects up to $3,600,000.

    Duro-Last, Roofing, Inc. one of CNA Surety’s accounts, will indemnify CNA Surety against any losses on bonds issued for Parsons Roofing. Based on the Duro-Last, Roofing, Inc. financial strength and willingness to indemnify CNA Surety, Parsons Roofing qualifies for surety bond credit.

    Bonds for this account are written on Western Surety Company (NAIC# 13188) paper which is an approved surety on the Department of Treasury’s Listing and currently has a US Treasury Limit of $151,958,000 (as of 7/1/18). Western Surety Company maintains an A Excellent AM Best Rating and a financial size of XI.

    This letter is not to be construed as an agreement to provide surety bonds for any particular project, but is offered as an indication of our past experience and confidence in this firm. Any specific request for bonds will be underwritten on its own merits.


    Kevin Van Otterloo Western Surety Company