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File #: ORD-19:025    Version: Name: GUIDELINES FOR THE SELECTION OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AND AWARDING OF CONTRACTS FOR THE CITY OF JONESBORO
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/6/2019 In control: Public Works Council Committee
On agenda: Final action: 6/18/2019
Title: AN ORDINANCE TO ADOPT BY REFERENCE THE GUIDELINES FOR THE SELECTION OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AND AWARDING OF CONTRACTS FOR THE CITY OF JONESBORO
Sponsors: Mayor's Office
Attachments: 1. Construction revision 5-1-19-clean.pdf, 2. Other prof. services 5-1-19.pdf, 3. Proposed amendment.pdf, 4. Proposed amendments to ORD-19-025
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AN ORDINANCE TO ADOPT BY REFERENCE THE GUIDELINES FOR THE SELECTION OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AND AWARDING OF CONTRACTS FOR THE CITY OF JONESBORO
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WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Jonesboro, Arkansas desires to have transparency and consistency in the selection of professional services and the awarding of contracts for those services in the City and to be informed of the annual request for qualifications and the creation of an annual list of qualified professional contractors; and

WHEREAS, the City Council for the City of Jonesboro, Arkansas, is seeking specific information on how each department selects qualified professional services for each project; and,

WHEREAS, to ensure this occurs the City Council desires to adopt these guidelines for the selection process.

WHEREAS, pursuant to ACA 14-55-207, public notice was given of the City’s intent to adopt said guidelines by reference, and advised that three (3) copies of the documents were on file and available for public review and examination in the Office of the City Clerk, and

WHEREAS, the City Council has discussed these guidelines at numerous public meetings, and all comments, views, suggestions and recommendations have been considered and addressed.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF JONESBORO, ARKANSAS:

SECTION 1: The Consultant Selection Process for All Construction Projects and Consultant Selection Process for Financial, Legal and Other Professional Services are hereby adopted by reference.

SECTION 2: All submissions to City Council Committees and to the City Council of proposed contracts for professional services, or for the awarding of general contracts of $20,000 or more, shall comply with the requirements of this ordinance.

SECTION 3: Annually the Purchasing Agent through his/her supervisor, the Director of Finance, shall report to the City Council on the annual request for qualifications and shall present the following information:

1. The ...

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