600 KAR 6:020.
Transportation Cabinet employee responsibilities in the implementation of KRS
45A.800 to 45A.835.
RELATES TO: KRS
Chapter 11A, KRS 45A.800-45A.835
AUTHORITY: KRS Chapter 11A, KRS 45A.800-45A.835
FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: This administrative regulation sets forth the
responsibility of the Transportation Cabinet employees when establishing the
need for, negotiation of, or contracting for professional engineering or
related services or implementing the provisions of KRS 45A.800 to 45A.835.
Transportation Cabinet Employee Responsibilities. All cabinet personnel engaged
in the procurement of engineering or related services or the implementation of
the provisions of KRS 45A.800 to 45A.835 shall comply with the following:
(1) Consider the
interests of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the cabinet first when
contracting for professional services;
(2) Request and
accept assistance from other cabinet and state personnel as required without
allowing it to impair the dignity and responsibility of the employee's
(3) Seek to
obtain the maximum value for each dollar spent for professional services;
(4) Strive for
honesty and truth in contracting;
(5) Denounce all
forms of bribery or favors;
(6) Invite all firms
to submit their qualifications for consideration by the cabinet;
(7) Assist other
cabinet personnel in the contracting for professional services as necessary;
(8) Comply with
both the letter and the spirit of KRS 45A.340 and to the Cabinet's Official
Order Number 94902 regarding conflict of interest. This official order is
incorporated by reference in 600 KAR 6:060. (22 Ky.R. 1405; Am. 1840; eff.