8835.0265 THIRD-PARTY CONTRACT FOR OPERATING SERVICES.
A recipient shall include a copy of the third-party contract procurement policy of its governing body in the management plan required in part 8835.0260. A third-party contract for operating services must contain all relevant terms contained in the financial assistance contract between the recipient and the department. The recipient is responsible for third-party contractor compliance with local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations. A third-party contract must be available for audit according to part 8835.0350, subpart 3. Before a recipient awards a third-party contract for operating services, the department shall review the third-party contract for compliance with the terms of the financial assistance contract between the department and the recipient.