04-040-O

ORDINANCE NO. __________

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 41-32 OF THE CITY CODE RELATING TO THE AWARD OF CONTRACTS NOT SUBJECT TO THE COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCESS, INCREASING THE LIMITATION AMOUNT.

BY COUNCILOR NESS:

The city of Duluth does ordain:

Section 1. That Section 41-32 of the Duluth City Code, 1959, as amended, is amended to read as follows:

Sec. 41-32. Contracts not subject to competitive bidding process.

The purchasing agent, with the approval of the administrative assistant, is authorized to award contracts not subject to the competitive bidding process that involve an expenditure of $5,000 $10,000 or less.

Section 2. That this ordinance shall take effect and be in force 30 days from and after its passage and publication.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The council, in Ordinance 04-001-O, amended the Charter to raise the limitation on these contracts to $10,000. This amendment changes the City Code to be congruent with the newly amended Charter.