Brief Form Contract Templates

Used for Lump Sum Contracts up to $1Million

The Brief Form contract templates listed below can be used by the University for any project with an estimated contract sum of up to1 million dollars.For complex or riskier projects use the Long Form. Most Brief Form documents are identical to those in the Long Form; although some documents are written specifically for the Brief Form. 

The following documents are approved by the Office of the President and Office of the General Counsel for use by the Facility. A facility may place its logo on the Cover page. Each template document starts with a cover sheet and set of instructions. These instructions are for the Facility only and should not be added to the Contract Documents when distributed to the Bidder or Contractor.

Documents identified as "core documents" shall not be modified by the Facility. Any revisions to these templates are made and issued by the Office of the President.

Cover Page
Table of Contents

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Certification 
Advertisement for Bids
Project Directory
Instructions to Bidders - Core Document
Supplementary Instructions to Bidders
Information Available to Bidders
Bid Form
Bid Bond

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Agreement
General Conditions - Core Document 
Supplementary Conditions 
Affirmative Action Program (pdf) [Editor's Note: If required by funding sources]

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Exhibits

Certificate of Insurance
Payment Bond
Performance Bond
Application For Payment
Selection of Retention Options 
Escrow Agreement for Deposit of Securities In Lieu of Retention and Deposit of Retention 
Submittal Schedule
Cost Proposal
Field Order
Change Order
Conditional Waiver and Release Upon Progress Payment
Unconditional Waiver and Release Upon Progress Payment
Summary of Builder's Risk Insurance Policy (pdf)
Self-Certification
Report of Subcontractor Information and Final Distribution of Dollars (fillable pdf)
Certificate of Substantial Completion
General Contractor Claim Certification
Subcontractor Claim Certification
Conditional Waiver and Release Upon Final Payment
Unconditional Waiver and Release Upon Final Payment
Notice of Completion

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Specifications
Division 1 Templates (zipfile with Word templates)
List of Drawings


Revised March 6, 2014 (Change # FM 14-004-D)

 

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