Whereas, the General Assembly of the State of -------- has made an appropriation for an improvement at---------as shown by the following item: ---------, and,

Whereas, the--------- [insert name of Board, etc.] having charge of said institution desires to proceed with said improvement, and has requested the---------

[insert name of Department, etc.] to prepare plans and estimates therefore, and,

Whereas, the--------- [insert name of Department, etc.], in the carrying out of said improvement, is desirous of engaging the services of the Architect [Engineer] hereinafter named:

Now, therefore, this agreement made this---------day of---------, A. D. 19-, by and between the State of---------, of the one part, acting by its--------- [insert name of Department, etc.], and A. B., hereinafter referred to as Architect [Engineer], of the other part, Witnesseth:

The State of---------does, under the conditions named below, hereby employ the Architect [Engineer] for the rendition to it, under the direction, subject to the orders and to the satisfaction of the --------- [insert name of Department, etc.] of the following services with respect to said improvement, to wit:

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(1) To prepare plans, specifications (bills of material) and estimates of cost.

(2) To superintend the construction of said improvement.

(3) To inspect the materials going into said improvement previous to their incorporation into the same.

The preparation of plans shall consist of first preparing and submitting to the--------- [insert name of Department, etc.] of preliminary studies consisting of drawings, such as ground floor plans and elevation or perspective view of exterior necessary to illustrate the general scheme of the improvement before making general working drawings, which preliminary studies shall be accompanied by a general approximate estimate of the cost. Thereafter, upon receiving an order to do so from the --------- [insert name of Department, etc.], the

Architect [Engineer] shall prepare full and accurate plans, suitable for the use of mechanics and other builders in the making of the improvement above named; details to scale and full sized, so drawn and represented as to be easily understood; accurate bills showing the exact quantities of different kinds of materials necessary to the making of said improvement; definite and complete specifications of the work to be performed, together with such directions as will enable a competent mechanic or other builder to carry them out and afford bidders all needful information; a full and accurate estimate of each item of expense and of the aggregate cost of the improvement; and such further data as may be required by the --------- [insert name of Department, etc.]. The

Architect [Engineer] shall furnish the following number of plans and specifications: ---------.

The superintendence to be furnished by the Architect [Engineer] shall be held to mean daily and continuous superintendence either by the Architect

[Engineer] himself or by a representative in his employ. Such representative shall at all times during the course of the improvement be subject to the approval of the --------- [insert name of Department, etc.].

It shall be part of the duty of the Architect [Engineer] in preparing working plans to satisfy himself as to the topographic conditions and bearing values at the site of the improvement; and if surveys are necessary for that purpose, the Architect [Engineer] shall make such surveys, or have them made, at his own expense.

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All original drawings and specifications immediately upon completion by the Architect [Engineer] shall be the property of the State of ---------, and upon request of the--------- [insert name of Department, etc.] shall be delivered to it.

Said Department or any authorized representative thereof shall at all reasonable times have the right to inspect and examine such drawings and specifications or copies thereof when the same are in the possession or at the office of the Architect [Engineer] for working use.

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At the time of entering into the agreement with a contractor for the construction of said improvement or a part thereof, a reasonable period of time for the completion of the work shall be determined upon by the board or officer having control of the institution at which said improvement is to be made, and the --------- [insert name of Department, etc.]; and should the services of the Architect [Engineer] in superintending the work extend beyond the time so determined, the Architect [Engineer] will be compensated for his cost incurred by reason of such additional superintendence.

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All services of the Architect [Engineer] are to be rendered to the best of his ability. If at any time in the judgment of the---------[insert name of specific officer], the services of the Architect [Engineer] are unsatisfactory, the

State of--------, acting by said--------- [insert name of officer], or his successor, may terminate the services of the Architect [Engineer] allowing him such compensation, if any, as in the judgment of said--------- [insert name of officer], or his successor, may then be due such Architect [Engineer].

The--------- [insert name of officer] may remove from the work any representative or superintendent of the Architect [Engineer], when in the judgment of said --------- [insert name of officer] such representative or superintendent is incompetent or is not rendering satisfactory service.

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It is understood that any contract or contracts entered into by the State of---------or the board or officer having control of the institution above named, for said improvement work above named, shall specify that the Architect or

Engineer in charge is the--------- [insert name of Department, etc.], and the final determination of any and all questions arising with respect to the definition and construction of the meaning and intent of the drawings, specifications and terms of the contract shall rest with the---------[insert name of Department, etc.].

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VI.

The State of --------- agrees to pay the Architect [Engineer] as full compensation for his services as aforesaid, and any and all expenses incurred by said Architect [Engineer] in performing said services, an amount equal to

--------- per cent. of the amount paid out by the State of --------- under and on account of contracts entered into by the State for the construction of said improvement. When labor or material is furnished by the State of--------, the actual cost to the State of --------- 6ball be taken as the basis for computing the Architect's [Engineer's] compensation. The Architect's [Engineer's] compensation will be paid by requisitions issued in his favor by the --------- [insert name of Department, etc.] upon the board or officer having control of the institution at which the improvement is made, and such compensation shall become due and payable in the following order: ------- per cent. when the preliminary plans have been completed and approved by the--------- [insert name of Department, etc.] and the board or officer having charge of the institution at which the improvement is to.be made; a further---------per cent. when plans, specifications (bills of material) and estimates of cost have been completed in readiness for contractors, and accepted and approved by the--------- [insert name of Department, etc.], and the board or officer having control of the institution at which the improvement is to be made; and a further---------per cent. in instalments as the work progresses, based on payments made to contractors. Such payments shall be based in the first instance on the estimated cost, and are to be treated as instalment payments on the entire fee based upon the actual cost.

In case of abandonment or suspension of the improvements, the Architect [Engineer] will be allowed as compensation for partial services such amount as may in the judgment of the --------- [insert name of Department, etc.], be proper. For alterations and additions after general working plans and specifications have been approved and accepted by the---------[insert name of Department, etc.] and the board or officer having charge of the institution at which the improvement is to be made, an additional payment will be made to the Architect

[Engineer] in such sum as may in the judgment of the--------- [insert name of

Department, etc.], be proper.

In witness whereof, the parties hereto have hereunto set their hands on the day and year first above mentioned, the State of-------- signing and sealing these presents by its--------- [insert name of Department, etc.].

The State of ---------

--------- [insert name of Department, etc.],

By--------- [insert name and official designation of proper officer].

[Seal.] A. B.,

Architect [Engineer].

Approval By Board, Department Or Officer Having Charge Of Institution

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The above contract by and between the State of---------and---------Architect

[Engineer] is hereby approved by ---------.

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Approval By Attorney General

The above contract between the State of--------and---------Architect [Engineer] is hereby approved this --------- day of ---------, 19-.

---------, Attorney General.