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Record #: SO2017-3898   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 5/24/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Budget and Government Operations
Final action: 6/28/2017
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-92 by adding new Article VIII to establish Veteran-owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm, Villegas, Gilbert, O'Shea, Matthew J., Austin, Carrie M.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 92 Dept. of Purchases, Contracts & Supplies
Attachments: 1. SO2017-3898.pdf, 2. O2017-3898.pdf
SUBSTITUTE ORDINANCE

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

SECTION 1. Chapter 2-92 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding a new Article VIII, as follows:
ARTICLE VIII. VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROCUREMENT PROGRAM
2-92-910 Application of article.
This article is enacted pursuant to the home rule powers of the City and supersedes any inconsistent provision of any law or regulation of the State of Illinois to the extent such inconsistency is permitted under the home rule powers of the City. This article shall not apply to any contract to the extent that it is inconsistent with procedures or standards required by any law or regulation of the United States or the State of Illinois to the extent such inconsistency is not permitted under the home rule powers of the City. In connection with any contract funded in whole or in part from state or federal sources, state or federal standards and regulations shall control to the extent this article is inconsistent with such federal or state standards.
2-92-920 Definitions.
For purposes of this Article VIII, the following definitions shall apply:
"Bid incentive" means an amount deducted, for bid evaluation purposes only, from the contract base bid in order to calculate the bid price to be used to evaluate the bid on a competitively bid contract.
"Chief Procurement Officer" means the City's Chief Procurement Officer.
"Construction project" means any project to be paid for by the City, but which is not funded in whole or part by any federal or state funds, to construct, remodel or reconstruct any public works, public buildings, public structures, roadways, parkways, bridges, parking facilities or parks, or any portion of any of the same, belonging to the City within its geographical boundaries as they exist or shall exist in the future.
"Contract base bid" means the total dollar amount a contractor bids on a contract without factoring any bid incentive or percentage reductions to...

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