i. Chapter 176 of the Local Government Code creates a new filing requirement for persons who contract or are seeking to do business with local government entities to make financial and business disclosures.
1.a.1.A vendor or other person who contracts or seeks to contract for the sale or purchase of property, goods, or services with a local government entity, or is an agent of a vendor or person who is seeking to contract with the county must file a Conflict Disclosure Questionnaire https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/data/forms/conflict/CIQ.pdf within seven (7) business days of:
Beginning contract discussions or negotiations; or
submitting an application, response to a request for proposal or bid; or
Other communication related to a potential contract.
Failure to file a questionnaire is a class C misdemeanor.
Conflicts of Interest Questionnaire, CIQ (Required with bid response)
1.b.1.A vendor (any person, business entity, or their agent) who enters or seeks to enter into a contract with the County, whether they are successful or not, for the sale or purchase of real property, goods or services, must submit a "Conflict of Interest Questionnaire”, CIQ Form.
Conflict of Interest Questionnaire, CIQ Form, is required to be completed and submitted with Bid response.
Note: Please mark “Not Applicable, N/A” on any questions that do not apply to your affiliation or business relationship with a McLennan County officer and return with the response package.
If you do not have access to the links provided above please contact McLennan County Purchasing Department at 254-757-5068.