Blackout Period

Prohibited Communications "Blackout Period" and Political Contributions

Proposers considering responding to a current solicitation shall certify that they have read, understand, and agree to be bound by the Prohibited Communications/Political Contributions provision set forth in the solicitation document. Potential vendors, subcontractors, service providers, bidders, brokers, officers, lobbyists or consultants shall not make a political contribution to a Trustee or candidate during the prohibited communication period. Proposers further understands that they shall not communicate with a HCC Trustee, employee, or any member of the selection/evaluation committee in any way concerning a solicitation from the day it is first advertised through thirty (30) days after the contract is executed by the Chancellor or his/her designee, or when a determination is made that the solicitation will not be awarded.

This period is known as the “Blackout Period”, as further defined in Section 1.9.10 and 2.3 of the Procurement Operations Manual. Violation of the Blackout Period is considered unethical conduct and will be handled as such with regard to all applicable federal and state laws, regulations, local ordinances, policies, and procurement procedures.

With regard to a Proposer, violation of the Blackout Period may result in the cancellation of the referenced transaction, disbarment, disqualification from current and future procurement solicitations and prosecution in accordance with the Laws of the State of Texas.

The following is a list of all projects currently under the Blackout Period, in various stages of the procurement process, as noted under Currently Open Solicitations and Solicitations Under Evaluation.

RFP 21-32 Third Party Retirement Plan Administration Services

Due: Sep 17, 2021

Status: Contract in Progress


IFB 21-50 SALE OF APPROXIMATELY 30.9439 ACRES OF LAND (FOXLAKE)(Or A Portion Thereof)

Due: Sep 17, 2021

Status: Contract in Progress


IFB No. 22-74: West Houston Monument Sign Phase

Due: May 2, 2022

Status: Contract in Progress


IFB No. 22-78: Parking Lot Lighting Replacements

Due: May 10, 2022

Status: Contract in Progress


IFB No. 22-86: Laboratory Buildout - Missouri City Campus

Due: May 31, 2022

Status: Evaluation in Progress


RFP 21-22 - Executive Search and Recruitment Services

Due: Jan 28, 2021

Status: Contract in Progress


RFP 22-01 Insurance Broker Services

Due: Jan 13, 2022

Status: Contract in Progress


RFP 22-14 Student Assessment and Analysis Services

Due: Dec 1, 2021

Status: Contract in Progress


RFP 22-34 Asbestos Abatement, Mold Remediation & Related Materials Clean-Up Srvcs

Due: Feb 3, 2022

Status: Contract in Progress


RFP 22-53 Charter Transportation Services

Due: Jun 16, 2022

Status: Currently Open


RFP-C 21-03 – Human Physiology Teaching Kits

Due: Oct 16, 2020

Status: Currently Open


RFP-C 22-45 Parade Float Services

Due: Apr 4, 2022

Status: Currently Open


RFQ 21-06 – Building Envelope Consulting Services

Due: Jul 1, 2021

Status: Contract in Progress


RFQ 21-36 – Facilities Programming Services

Due: Apr 6, 2021

Status: Contract in Progress


RFQ 21-39 – Re/Retro-Commissioning and Commissioning Services

Due: Jul 1, 2021

Status: Contract in Progress


RFQ 22-76 –Project Management Services

Due: May 9, 2022

Status: Evaluation in Progress