THIS CONTRACT AND AGREEMENT is entered into by and between the Local Government body and the State agency shown below as Contracting Parties, pursuant to the authority granted and in compliance with the provisions of the Interlocal Cooperation Act, Chapter 791, Texas Government Code.


I.                CONTRACTING PARTIES:


THE RECEIVING AGENCY:                                 







III.       BASIS FOR CALCULATING REIMBURSABLE COSTS:  (continue on backside should more space be required)




The total amount of this contract shall not exceed:                                                        





Receiving Party shall pay for services received from appropriation items or accounts of the Receiving Party from which like expenditures would normally be paid, based upon vouchers drawn by the Receiving Party payable to Performing Party.


Payments for services performed shall be billed:                                                  (weekly, monthly, lump sum, etc.) and Receiving Party shall make payments to Performing Party within a reasonable time (30 days) from Receiving Party=s receipt of monthly invoices prepared to Performing Party=s usual format and detail (including appropriate certification)


Payments received by the Performing Party shall be credited to its current appropriation item(s) or account(s) from which the expenditures of that character were originally made.





This contract is to begin                             , and shall terminate                              (Term of contract should  not transcend the biennium).




Either party may, by providing written notice to the other party thirty (30) days in advance, terminate this Agreement in whole or in part at any time.  Upon such notice, Performing Party shall (1) immediately discontinue all service affected (unless the notice directs otherwise), and (2) deliver to Receiving Party all reports for and/or accumulated by Performing Party in performing this Agreement, whether completed or in process.  Upon termination of this Agreement, all equipment acquisitions purchased pursuant to this Agreement shall remain with and become the property of Performing Party.  Subject to Article IV, Performing Party shall be reimbursed for services performed prior to termination date and reasonable costs associated with delivery requirements set forth in (II) above.



VIII.            OTHER PROVISIONS, IF ANY:          



THE UNDERSIGNED CONTRACTING PARTIES do hereby certify that, (1) the services specified above are necessary and essential for activities that are properly within the statutory functions of the affected parties,  (2) the proposed arrangements serve the interest of efficient and economical administration of the contracting parties, and (3) the services, supplies or materials contracted for are not required by section 21 of Article 16 of the Constitution of Texas to be supplied under contract given to the lowest responsible bidder.


RECEIVING PARTY further certifies that it has the authority to contract for  the above services by authority granted in Interlocal Cooperation Act, Chapter 791, Texas Government Code

(Statute, Constitution, Special Provision of Appropriation Bill)


PERFORMING PARTY further certifies that it has the authority to perform the services contracted for by authority granted in Interlocal Cooperation Act, Chapter 791, Texas Government Code

(Statute, Constitution, Special Provision of Appropriation Bill, e.g., ASection 65.31 Tex.Edu.Code and Current Appropriations Act)



RECEIVING PARTY                                                PERFORMING PARTY



Name of Agency                                                                   Name of Agency


By:                                                                                          By:                                                                                         Authorized Signature                                                              Authorized Signature



Title                                                                                        Title


Date:                                                                                      Date:                                                                                     


By:                                                                                          By:                                                                                         Authorized Signature                                                              Authorized Signature



Title                                                                                        Title                                                                       


Date:                                                                      Date:                                                                                                                                   








OGC Form No. S-98-22:

Approved for use as a Standard Agreement

by the University of Houston System Office of the

General Counsel  8/10/98


Note:  Modification of this Form            requires approval of OGC