Visit the Office of Procurement's webpage for information on contract submission requirements and timelines.
INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR CHECKLIST USING ARRA FUNDS (for MDE agency use)
CONTRACT WORKER CHECKLIST USING ARRA FUNDS (for MDE agency use)
- Justification Form
- IRS Checklist
- If an RFP process was used to select contractor, attach a summary of evaluation scores and evaluation score sheets from all evaluators
- Contract (select from one of the templates below):
- Travel Policy (if travel is included in the contract)
- Board Item (if required)
- Forms to be completed by the contractor:
BUS PURCHASES WITH ARRA FUNDS (for MDE agency use)
PROCUREMENT AND PURCHASING FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
ADDITIONAL ARRA PROCUREMENT RESOURCES
Clauses Required in All Contracts Which Utilize ARRA Funds Revised 11/12/09
On May 6, 2009, Governor Barbour released Memo #12 along with an Exhibit to all grantors and recipients of ARRA financial awards that included the standard award terms required by ARRA. On November 12, 2009, the ARRA Award Terms Exhibit was revised and released by DFA. The ARRA award terms included in the Exhibit must be included in all financial assistance awards as an exhibit and incorporated therein.
Potentially Required State and Federal Contract Certifications and Representations
This document is for school district officials to use as a resource as they work with their attorney to develop ARRA contracts. District officials are encouraged to review the federal ARRA laws for each ARRA program administered to ensure that all ARRA terms and conditions are included in the school district ARRA contracts. | Source: Office of the State Auditor
Section 1554 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 - Special Contracting Provisions
To the maximum extent possible, contracts funded under this Act shall be awarded as fixed-price contracts through the use of competitive procedures. A summary of any contract awarded with such funds that is not fixed-price and not awarded using competitive procedures shall be posted in a special section of the website established in section 1526.
Davis-Bacon Act Labor Standards Information 05/29/09
Applicability of Davis-Bacon to Federal and federally-assisted construction work funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Source: U.S. Department of Labor
Interim Buy American Rule - Federal Register Vol. 74, No. 60 03/31/09 Rules and Regulations Source: GPO Federal Register
Buy American Annex 1: Interim Rule - Federal Government Procurement | 03/31/09