Architectural

 

  • Construction Agreements

 

Traditional Rural Development Construction Documents:  For construction projects if the American Institute of Architects (AIA) documents are not used.

 

Front End Documents:  RD Instruction 1942-A Guide 19 includes the Advertisement to Bid, Information to Bidders, Bid Bond, Bid Form, Agreement, Performance and Payment Bonds, Notice of Award, Notice to Proceed, General Conditions.

 

Compliance Statement, EEO:  Form RD 400-6 Certification that the contractor is in compliance with EEO laws for contracts over $10,000.

 

Certification Regarding Debarment:  Form AD 1048 Certification that the contractor is not debarred from performing work on projects involving contracts over $25,000.

 

Disclosure of Lobbying Activities:  RD Instruction 1940-Q, Exhibit A-1, Certification that lobbying activities of the contractor are legal for contracts over $100,000.

 

Change Order Form:  Form RD 1924-7

 

Partial Pay Estimate Form:  Form RD 1924-18

 

Construction Sign Template:  Supplied by Rural Development - Portrait     Landscape

 

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA) Construction Documents:  USDA Rural Development has worked in cooperation with the AIA to use their documents with agency attachments as required.

 

Table of Contents:  Prepared by Consultant

 

Advertisement for Bids:  Prepared by Consultant

 

Instructions to Bidders  AIA A701-1997 plus Guide 27 Attachment 2

 

Bid Form:  Prepared by Consultant

 

Bid Bond:  AIA A310-1970 or 2010

 

Agreement:  AIA A101-2007 plus Guide 27 Attachment 3

 

Performance Bond:  AIA A312-1984 or 2010

 

Payment Bond:  AIA A312-1984 or 2010

 

Compliance Statement, EEO:  Form RD 400-6, Certifications that the contractor is in compliance with EEO laws for contracts over $10,000.

 

Certification Regarding Debarment:  Form AD 1048, Certification that the contractor is not debarred from performing work on projects involving contracts over $25,000.

 

Disclosure of Lobbying Activities:  RD Instruction 1940-Q Exhibit A-1, Certification that lobbying activities of the contractor are legal for contracts over $100,000.

 

Certificate of Owner's Attorney:  RD Instruction 1942-A Guide 18 page 7

 

Notice of Award:  Prepared by Consultant

 

Notice to Proceed:  Prepared by Consultant

 

Standard General Conditions:  AIA A201-2007 plus Guide 27 Attachment 4

 

Partial Payment Estimate:  AIA G702 and 703 modified to include the Owner and Rural Development signatures or Form RD 1924-18

 

Change Order:  AIA G701 modified to include Rural Development signature or Form RD 1924-7

 

Construction Sign Template:  Supplied by Rural Development doc or pdf

 

Documents that require signatures should be submitted to the Agency with original signatures in blue ink.  Once the required signatures have been acquired, copies may be made for additional parties.  Use only original AIA documents.

 

  • Small Purchase Contracts:  USDA Rural Development has a small purchase contract for projects that do not carry great financial risks.

 

Form RD 1924-6 and its accompanying Attachment A and Attachment B, Rural Development approval is required before using this agreement.

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