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Record #: O2011-4558   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 7/6/2011 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 7/6/2011
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-92 by adding new Article VII establishing Procurement Oversight Committee
Sponsors: Burns, William D., Dowell, Pat, Osterman, Harry, Burnett, Jr., Walter, Sawyer, Roderick T., Brookins, Jr., Howard, Pawar, Ameya, Hairston, Leslie A., Graham, Deborah L., Moore, Joseph, Reilly, Brendan, Munoz, Ricardo, Burke, Edward M., Ervin, Jason C.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 92 Dept. of Purchases, Contracts & Supplies
Attachments: 1. O2011-4558.pdf
Related files: R2015-407
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 VII, section 2-92-800 through and including section 2-92-850, as follows:
Article VII Procurement Oversight Committee
2-92-800 Definitions.
For purpose of this article, the following definitions apply:
"Contract" means a contract, purchase order, or other agreement governing construction, purchase of goods or services, lease or sale of real or personal property, disposal of supplies, services, professional or artistic services, or capital improvements. A "Contract" does not include a delegate agency contract, as that term is defined in section 2-92-420(m), or a collective bargaining agreement.
"Contracting department" means a city department which is authorized to bid, award or let a contract.
"Procurement Oversight Committee" or "Committee" means the committee created pursuant to this ordinance to review proposed contracts.
2-92-810 Establishment.
There is hereby established a committee to be known as the "Procurement Oversight Committee," consisting of members to be appointed by the mayor and city council.
The committee shall have the authority and responsibility to review, comment upon and recommend, consistent with the provisions of this article, all contracts, as provided in section 2-92-830, to ensure that a proposed contract is being awarded to the lowest responsible qualified bidder, or in the appropriate instance, to the highest responsible bidder, depending on whether the city is to expend or to receive money, and that the proposed contract is in compliance with the minority and women-owned business participation provisions of this chapter, or where applicable, 49 CFR, part 23.
2-92-820 Composition and terms.
(a) The committee shall consist of seven members, with four members appointed by the mayor, subject to the approval of city council, and three members appointed by the city council. Eac...

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