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Record #: SO2021-5647   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 12/8/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Budget and Government Operations
Final action: 1/26/2022
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code 2-92-644 regarding Chief Procurement Officer's ability to modify necessary emergency procurement contracts
Sponsors: Dept./Agency
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 92 Dept. of Purchases, Contracts & Supplies
Attachments: 1. SO2021-5647.pdf, 2. O2021-5647.pdf








SECTION 1. Section 2-92-644 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting the text underscored, and by deleting the text struck through, as follows:


2-92-644 Emergency procurements procurement.


When bona fide emergencies arise, or when the chief procuroment officer Chief Procurement Officer determines that expedited procurement is necessary to address a credible, identifiable, and imminent threat to public health, public safety, or City property or operations, the Gh4ef procurement officer Chief Procurement Officer is authorized to enter into contracts with one or more vendors for the provision of any particular good, workA or service, and to make any modifications to existing contracts that in the Chief Procurement Officer's sole discretion are necessary, to address that emergency or threat. The purchasing authorizations conferred in 65 ILCS 5/8-10-5 shall apply, but the dollar limit provided for in that section is increased to $500,000.00 $1,000,000.00 for each such contract or modification. A report of all contracts awarded and modifications made by the chief procuroment officer Chief Procurement Officer pursuant to this section will be placed on file each quarter with the city council committee on the budget and governmont operations City Council Committee on the Budget and Government Operations.




SECTION 2. This ordinance shall take effect upon passage and approval. On December 31, 2022, the portion of this ordinance raising the dollar limit from $500,000 to $1,000,000 shall be repealed of its own accord and the dollar limit shall revert back to $500,000, without further action by the City Council. The remainder of this ordinance shall be unaffected by such repeal.