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File #: O-626-23    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Approved
File created: 11/8/2023 In control: Law Department
On agenda: 11/21/2023 Final action: 11/21/2023
Title: Amending Toledo Municipal Code Section 187.42 to allow use of two-tiered procurement process in certain additional limited circumstances; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Redline, 2. Video: Agenda Review 11/14/2023, 3. Video: City Council 11/21/2023
Label
Amending TMC ?187.42
Law
E. Granata (x-1034)
Revised

Title
Amending Toledo Municipal Code Section 187.42 to allow use of two-tiered procurement process in certain additional limited circumstances; and declaring an emergency.

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
The Toledo Municipal Code Section 187.42 has allowed for the use of a two-tiered procurement process since 2017. This Ordinance would amend this Section to add the use of two-tiered, prequalification process in additional limited circumstances, specifically, when multiple projects of a similar nature need to be completed in a relatively short timeframe. This amended language would allow for an expedited construction bid process after pre-qualification to provide the improvements to get underway and completed more quickly and with improved consistency. The use of this new provision would require project labor agreements on all projects within the bid group.

Summary
NOW, THEREFORE, Be it ordained by the Council of the City of Toledo:

SECTION 1. That the existing Toledo Municipal Code Section 187.42, which reads as follows:
187.42 Two-tiered selection.
The following two-tiered selection process may be undertaken to competitively award a contract where a public improvement project has been fairly estimated to cost in excess of ten million dollars or where the completion of a public improvement project is made time-sensitive by court order or the order of an administrative agency with jurisdiction.
(a) Request for qualifications/prequalification. The Commissioner of Purchasing together with the Director of the Department undertaking the public improvement project shall prepare a request for qualifications that shall be advertised for at least two consecutive weeks. The request for qualifications shall describe the project and make clear that the bidding is being conducted in accordance with the two-tiered process set forth herein. The request for qualifications will ask that interest...

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