Article V
CITY CONTRACTS

Sections:

5.01    Officers And Employees – Code Of Ethics – Contract Interests

5.02    Contracts And Documents – Execution Of

5.03    Advertising For Bids

5.01 Officers And Employees – Code Of Ethics – Contract Interests

All City officers and employees shall be governed by the Code of Ethics of municipal officers as prescribed by state law.

5.02 Contracts And Documents – Execution Of

All written contracts, bonds and instruments of every kind and description to which the City shall be a party shall be approved as to form and legality by the City Attorney, and executed in the name of the City by the Mayor, and attested by the Finance Director, and when necessary, shall be acknowledged by such officers.

5.03 Advertising For Bids

The City shall comply with state law and City policy regarding bidding. Unless otherwise required by state law, the City shall publish bidding notices as Council shall direct. The Council may reject any and all bids; and nothing contained herein shall prevent the City from contracting through negotiation for professional services or for the doing of work with patented processes or from purchasing patented appliances. The Council shall regulate the matter of making bids and letting contracts by ordinance not in conflict with the other provisions of this Charter or state law.

[Amended November 2, 2004; November 3, 1987]