CHAPTER 17B. UNIFORM PUBLIC CONSTRUCTION COST ACCOUNTING ACT--PROCUREMENT REGULATIONS.
Article II. Professional Services.
Sec. 17B-2-1. Procurement of professional services.
(a) City Manager Review of Scope of Services. The city manager shall
review and approve, or provide for the review and approval of, the scope of
services prepared for every professional services request for proposals and
(b) Award. Contracts for professional services shall be awarded to
the consultant who will best serve the interests of the city, taking into
account the demonstrated competence, professional qualifications, and
suitability for the proposed scope of services in general.
Contract Awards, Amendments, Extensions, or Renewals. Notwithstanding anything
herein to the contrary, a department head or his or her designee may not award a
subsequent contract to the same individual or entity for the same or similar
services, or amend, extend, or renew such a contract, without obtaining the city
manager’s approval, when the award, amendment, extension, or renewal will
result in the city paying an aggregate amount in excess of the approval
authority of the department head to the contracting party in any given fiscal
year. For purposes of this section, the phrase “same project” shall
include an on-call or as-needed contract.
(d) Change Orders or Amendments.
For professional service agreements awarded by the city council, unless a lower
or higher amount is stated in the city council staff report for the project or
directed by the city council, the city manager or his or her designee shall have
the authority to approve contract amendments or change orders up to twenty-five
percent of the original contract amount. (Ord. No. 1474, § 3