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File #: 22-0262    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 5/13/2022 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 7/26/2022 Final action: 9/20/2022
Title: PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT CONTRACTS AND PURCHASES BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, Title 1 - ADMINISTRATIVE, Chapter 8 - DISTRICT FINANCES, Section 2 - CONTRACTS AND PURCHASES of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Code of Ordinances is hereby amended as follows: 1-8-2: - CONTRACTS AND PURCHASES *** K. No Delegation of Power to Act for Expenditure Exceeding $150,000.00: The Purchasing Agent may authorize, without board approval, the following: 1. The award of a contract in an amount not to exceed one hundred fifty thousand dollars ($150,000.00), subject to any applicable limitations on contract terms (see Section 1-8-2(L) below); and 2. The expenditure of public money to a single vendor in a fiscal year by a District Department in an amount not to exceed one hundred fifty thousand dollars ($150,000.00). The Purchasing Agent shall have the authority to approve purchase orders in an amount not exceeding one ...
Sponsors: TONI PRECKWINKLE (President)
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PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

CONTRACTS AND PURCHASES

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, Title 1 - ADMINISTRATIVE, Chapter 8 - DISTRICT FINANCES, Section 2 - CONTRACTS AND PURCHASES of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Code of Ordinances is hereby amended as follows:

1-8-2: - CONTRACTS AND PURCHASES

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K. No Delegation of Power to Act for Expenditure Exceeding $150,000.00: The Purchasing Agent may authorize, without board approval, the following:

1. The award of a contract in an amount not to exceed one hundred fifty thousand dollars ($150,000.00), subject to any applicable limitations on contract terms (see Section 1-8-2(L) below); and

2. The expenditure of public money to a single vendor in a fiscal year by a District Department in an amount not to exceed one hundred fifty thousand dollars ($150,000.00). The Purchasing Agent shall have the authority to approve purchase orders in an amount not exceeding one hundred fifty thousand dollars ($150,000.00) to the same vendor in a fiscal year by a District Department without Board approval.

The Purchasing Agent may approve an amendment to a contract, without prior Board approval; subject to the following conditions:

(a) That such amendment does not increase the original amount of the contract by more than five thousand dollars ($5,000.00) or ten (10) percent of the original contract amount, whichever is greater; and

(b) If contract has not already been approved by the District Board of Commissioners, that the amendment does not cause the contract amount to exceed one hundred fifty thousand dollars ($150,000.00) during the term of the contract, as amended.

The Comptroller shall have authority to approve without Board approval the expenditure of public money to a single vendor in a fiscal year by a District Department in an amount not to exceed one hundred fifty thousand dollars ($150,000.00). The Comptroller also shall have authorit...

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