(1) Prior to issuing a contract renewal, an agency must provide a written justification outlining the basis for renewal. Reasons illustrating justification for renewal may include, but are not limited to:

(a) acceptable or outstanding performance of contract specifications;

(b) cost-effectiveness of continuation of the contract; and/or

(c) the requirements of the contract remain significantly the same.

History: 18-4-221, MCA; IMP, 18-4-313, MCA; NEW, 2007 MAR p. 1657, Eff. 10/26/07.