Chapter 2 ADMINISTRATION*
Section 2-475 Contracts involving hazardous materials.
(a) In evaluating bids or proposals for
contracts involving the transportation, handling or
disposal of hazardous materials, the purchasing agent and the head of the department requesting
the contract shall consider the following factors:
(1) the experience of the bidder in successfully
completing similar projects;
(2) the financial strength and stability
of the bidder;
(3) the ability of the bidder to provide
adequate insurance to protect the city from the
bidders negligence; and
(4) the history of the bidder in complying
with federal and state environmental laws.
(b) In awarding a contract involving
the transportation, handling or disposal of hazardous
materials, the purchasing agent shall award the contract to the bidder which the purchasing agent
and the head of the department requesting the contract have determined to be the best bidder,
regardless of whether that bidder has submitted the lowest bid. If the purchasing agent and the
department head cannot agree, the matter shall be referred to the city manager for final decision.
Ord. No. 018178. § 2, 7-19-04)
(Ord. 018178, Amended, 07/19/2004)