Section 107-661; Ord. 19271; Amending Chapter 2 of the City Code to authorize the city manager to waive attorney conflicts of interest


Ordinance No. 19271                            Council Bill No. B 425-06

     AN ORDINANCE

amending Chapter 2 of the City Code to authorize the city manager to waive attorney conflicts of interest; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become effective.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1.    Chapter 2 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Columbia, Missouri, is hereby amended as follows:

Material to be deleted in strikeout; material to be added underlined.

Sec. 2-460. Bids and requests for proposals required; exceptions.

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    (d)     The city manager may enter into contracts for professional and other services without following a competitive bidding process or a request for proposals process when factors such as prior experience, skills, education, local knowledge or unique knowledge are considerations in selecting the contractor.  The city manager may waive attorney conflicts of interest if the manager determines that the waiver is in the City’ s interest. This subsection shall not apply to contracts for auditing services for the annual fiscal audit or to contracts for architectural, engineering and land surveying services.

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    SECTION 2.    This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    PASSED this 16th day of October, 2006.