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Record #: O2016-8625   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 12/14/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Budget and Government Operations
Final action: 1/25/2017
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Sections 2-92-336 and 2-92-440 regarding MBE/WBE contract award goal fulfillment and apprentice utilization
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 92 Dept. of Purchases, Contracts & Supplies
Attachments: 1. O2016-8625.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
December 14, 2016










TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

At the request of the Chief Procurement Officer, I transmit herewith an ordinance amending Chapter 2-92 regarding M/WBE goal fulfillment.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.

Mayor

Very truly yours,
ORDINANCE

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:

SECTION 1. Section 2-92-440 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored and by deleting the language struck through, as follows:

2-92-440 Award goal - Implementation.
In order to achieve the goal stated in Section 2-92-430 of this chapter, the chief procurement officer shall undertake, in addition to the other measures provided herein, the following measures:
Insert within specifications for each contract let through competitive bidding with an estimated value in excess of $10,000.00 a requirement that the contractor commit to the expenditure of at least the M.B.E. percentage of the dollar value of the contract with one or more M.B.E.'s M.B.E.s and at least the W.B.E. percentage of the dollar value with one or more W.B.E.'s W.B.E.s, or make good faith efforts to do so. This commitment may be met by the contractor's status as M.B.E. or W.B.E., or by joint venture with one or more M.B.E s or W.B.E.'s M.B.E.s or W.B.E.s as prime contractor (to the extent of the M.B.E. or W.B.E. M.B.E.'s or W.B.E.'s participation in such joint venture), or by subcontracting a portion of the work to one or more M.B.E.'6 or W.B.E.'s M.B.E.s or W.B.E.s, or by purchase of materials or services for the work from one or more M.B.E.'s or W.B.E.'s M.B.E.s or W.B.E.s, or by the indirect participation of M.B.E.'6 or W.B.E.'s in other aspects of the contractor's business (but no dollar of such indirect M.B.E. or W.B.E. participation shall be credited more than once against a contractor's M....

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