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File #: 190787    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 10/10/2019 In control: Committee on Law and Government
On agenda: Final action: 12/5/2019
Title: Amending Chapter 17-1400 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Non-Competitively Bid Contracts; Financial Assistance," to provide for regulations and for special provisions for certain small-dollar contracts, under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Green
Indexes: CONTRACTS AND PROCUREMENT
Code sections: 17-1400 - NON-COMPETITIVELY BID CONTRACTS; FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 19078700.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy19078700
Title
Amending Chapter 17-1400 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Non-Competitively Bid Contracts; Financial Assistance," to provide for regulations and for special provisions for certain small-dollar contracts, under certain terms and conditions.
Body
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Chapter 17-1400 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

CHAPTER 17-1400. NON-COMPETITIVELY BID CONTRACTS; FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

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? 17-1402. Open and Public Process Required For Non-Competitively Bid Contracts.

(1) The Procurement Commissioner shall develop procedures to ensure that Non-Competitively Bid Contracts are advertised, awarded and approved in a timely, efficient and coordinated manner in the best interest of the City; in a manner that maximizes accessibility by vendors and maximizes transparency to the public; and in compliance with all applicable provisions of this Chapter. A Non-Competitively Bid Contract shall be awarded in compliance with the following:

(a) A City Agency that seeks to enter into a Non-Competitively Bid Contract shall so notify the Procurement Department, and shall coordinate with the Procurement Department in carrying out the requirements of this Chapter. [The Procurement Commissioner shall develop procedures to ensure that such contracts are advertised and approved in a timely, efficient and coordinated manner in the best interest of the City.] The Procurement Commissioner shall develop applications, disclosure forms, and procedures and guidelines to assist Applicants, Contractors and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises in complying with the provisions of this Chapter. The City Agency that seeks to enter into a Non-Competitively Bid Contract shall publish on the City's official website and file with the Procurement Commissioner, the Finance Director and the Commerce Director a notice of the availability of such contracting opportunity, and shall award such contract on...

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