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File #: 5626    Version: 0 Name: Chapter 10 Code purchasing
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/1/2022 In control: Finance and Audit Committee
On agenda: 6/6/2022 Final action: 6/21/2022
Title: AN ORDINANCE repealing sections 1051., 1054., 1070., and 1071., Jackson County Code, 1984, relating to County purchasing, and enacting, in lieu thereof, two new sections relating to the same subject.
Sponsors: Tony Miller
Indexes: JACKSON COUNTY CODE, PURCHASING
Attachments: 1. 5626bu.pdf, 2. 5626adopt.pdf
IN THE COUNTY LEGISLATURE OF JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI

Title
AN ORDINANCE repealing sections 1051., 1054., 1070., and 1071., Jackson County Code, 1984, relating to County purchasing, and enacting, in lieu thereof, two new sections relating to the same subject.

Intro
ORDINANCE NO. 5626, June 6, 2022

INTRODUCED BY Tony Miller, County Legislator


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WHEREAS, with the implementation of the County's new Bonfire procurement portal, an amended to chapter 10 of the County Code is necessary to ensure that the County's new bid advertising and bid opening procedures are accurately reflected in the code; and,

WHEREAS, an amendment is also necessary to implement the recent transition of the bidding responsibility for construction projects in the Parks + Rec and Public Works Departments back to the Department of Finance and Purchasing; and,

BE IT ORDAINED by the Legislature of Jackson County, Missouri, as follows:

Section A. Enacting Clause
Sections 1051., 1054., 1070., and 1071., Jackson County Code, 1984, are hereby repealed, and two new sections enacted in lieu thereof, to be known as sections 1051. and 1054., to read as follows:

1051. Formal Competitive Bids, Notice Inviting.
Notice inviting bids shall be provided in the manner and utilizing such media as the Director of Finance and Purchasing or his or her designee deems most appropriate to the subject matter of the bid and the applicable time line available with the objective of encouraging fair and unbiased competition. The notice shall be designed to secure a reasonable distribution and a competitive bidding process and may include direct mail, electronic mail, on-line listing services, the County's online procurement portal at jacksongov.org, newspaper advertisements, and/or such other means as the director may deem appropriate. In addition to any other solicitation, all purchases, leases, or sales shall also be advertised by notices posted on public bulletin boards in the courthouses in Kansas City and I...

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