Nebraska Revised Statute 39-2811

Chapter 39


Guidelines; contents.

The department shall adopt guidelines for entering into a design-build contract or construction manager-general contractor contract. If an eligible county, a city of the metropolitan class, or a city of the primary class intends to proceed with a design-build contract or a construction manager-general contractor contract, the eligible county, city of the metropolitan class, or city of the primary class may adopt the guidelines published by the department. The department's guidelines shall include the following:

(1) Preparation and content of requests for qualifications;

(2) Preparation and content of requests for proposals;

(3) Qualification and short-listing of design-builders and construction managers. The guidelines shall provide that the contracting agency will evaluate prospective design-builders and construction managers based on the information submitted to the contracting agency in response to a request for qualifications and will select a short list of design-builders or construction managers who shall be considered qualified and eligible to respond to the request for proposals;

(4) Preparation and submittal of proposals;

(5) Procedures and standards for evaluating proposals;

(6) Procedures for negotiations between the contracting agency and the design-builders or construction managers submitting proposals prior to the acceptance of a proposal if any such negotiations are contemplated; and

(7) Procedures for the evaluation of construction under a design-build contract to determine adherence to the project performance criteria.