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Record #: O2020-3458   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 6/17/2020 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Contracting Oversight and Equity
Final action: 7/22/2020
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 2-92-955 to reestablish contract-specific participation goals for veteran-owned small businesses pilot program
Sponsors: Lightfoot, Lori E. , Villegas, Gilbert
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 92 Dept. of Purchases, Contracts & Supplies
Attachments: 1. O2020-3458.pdf


OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
LORI E. LIGHTFOOT
MAYOR

June 17,2020










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, together with Alderman Villegas, an ordinance re-establishing a veteran's preference.

Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.


Very truly yours.

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 inserting a new Section 2-92-955, as follows:

2-92-955 Veteran-owned small local businesses participation goal pilot program.
Award Goal - Established. The Chief Procurement Officer is authorized to establish a contract-specific participation goal to veteran-owned small local businesses if all ofthe following conditions are met:

the contract has an estimated value in excess of $10,000.00; and
there are,at least three veteran-owned small local businesses certified by the City in each of one or more areas of specialty (as defined by the North American Industry Classification System) germane to the contract; and
the contract-specific participation goal is not more than one percent of the contract's value.
Award Goal - Implementation. In order to achieve the goal stated in subsection (a), the Chief Procurement Officer is authorized to undertake the following measures:

Insert within specifications for each contract described in subsection (a) ofthis section 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 veteran-owned small local businesses percentage of the dollar value of the contract with one or more veteran-owned small local businesses. This commitment may be met by the contractor's status as a veteran-owned small local business, or by joint venture with one or more veteran- owned small local businesses a...

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