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Record #: SO2018-4173   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 5/25/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Budget and Government Operations
Final action: 6/27/2018
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Sections 2-92-412 and 2-92-407 regarding bid incentives for diverse management and workforce for employees, contracts and leases
Sponsors: King, Sophia D., Dowell, Pat, Burnett, Jr., Walter, Waguespack, Scott, Santiago, Milagros, 20th Ward Vacancy, Burke, Edward M., Cappleman, James, Munoz, Ricardo, Ervin, Jason C., Taliaferro, Chris, Reboyras, Ariel, Villegas, Gilbert, Mitts, Emma, Pawar, Ameya, Austin, Carrie M., Maldonado, Roberto, Ramirez-Rosa, Carlos, Scott, Jr. Michael, Harris, Michelle A., Smith, Michele, Sawyer, Roderick T., Tunney, Thomas, Mitchell, Gregory I., Beale, Anthony, Curtis, Derrick G., Cardenas, George A., Foulkes, Toni, Lopez, Raymond A., Arena, John, Moore, David H., Moore, Joseph
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 92 Dept. of Purchases, Contracts & Supplies
Attachments: 1. O2018-4173.pdf, 2. SO2018-4173.pdf
CHICAGO, June 27,2018

To the President and Members ofthe City Council:

Your Committee on the Budget and Government Operations, having had under consideration an Ordinance introduced by Alderman Sophia King (4), and others, authorizing an amendment to Chapter 2-92 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago necessary to provide bid incentives for a diverse workforce and/or diverse management; and having been presented with a proposed amendment by Alderman King and Alderman Michelle Harris (8) and having had the same under advisement, begs leave to report and recommend that Your Honorable Body pass the Ordinance, as amended, transmitted herewith.

This recommendation was concurred in by a viva voce vote of the members of the Committee.

Carrie M. Aus Chairman

WHEREAS, the City of Chicago has a compelling interest in promoting economic equality among its residents and businesses; and

WHEREAS, the City's interest in the economic and social wellbeing of all its residents can be furthered through the enhanced and continued implementation of the Minority and Woman Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program; and

WHEREAS, the program strengthens and enhances employment opportunities for local residents; therefore


SECTION 1. Chapter 2-92 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by adding a new Section 2-92-407, by deleting the language struck through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:

2-92-412 Contracts - Bid preference for city-based businesses.

(b) (1) Unless otherwise prohibited by any federal, state or local law, for any contract having an estimated contract value of $100,000.00 or more, the chief procurement officer shall allocate to any qualified bidder that is a prime contractor a bid preference of: (i) 2- 4 percent of the contract base bid; or (ii) 4 6 percent of the contract base bid, if the majority of such prime contractor's employees are city ...

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