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Record #: O2021-2782   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 6/25/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Contracting Oversight and Equity
Final action: 9/14/2021
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-92 by adding new Section 2-92-955 to extend expiration date for Veteran-owned Small Local Businesses Participation Goal 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. O2021-2782.pdf

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June 25, 2021









TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THK CITY OF CHICAGO
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Ladies and Gentlemen: :

At the request oflhe Chief Procurement Officer, I transmit herewith, together with Alderman Villegas, an ordinance extending the veteran-owned small local business participation goal pilot program to July 31, 2023. I


Your favorable consideration of this ordinance will be appreciated.



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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 of the 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) of this 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 ofthe 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 ven...

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