Pursuant to 61 O.S. § 62, the Board of Education authorizes the Superintendent or his or her designee to develop and maintain procedures for the selection of a construction manager for each project for which the technology center determines that the employment of a construction managers is permitted and desirable. This procedure shall, at a minimum:
1. Extend consideration only to construction mangers recognized as qualified by the Department of Real Estate Services of the Office of Management and Enterprise Services;
2. Evaluate the candidates’ professional qualifications, including but not limited to, licensing, registration, certifications, technical abilities and past experience relevant to the contemplated project; and
3. Select a construction manager based on professional qualifications and technical experience.
Upon selection of a construction manager, the technology center shall negotiate a contract with the highest qualified construction manager, provided that a fee can be negotiated that is fair and reasonable to both parties. In the event a reasonable fee cannot be negotiated with the selected construction manager, the technology center may negotiate with other construction managers in order of their qualifications.
Reference: 61 O.S. § 62