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5.68.015 General Requirements - PTE Manual.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 182213 and 184427, effective February 23, 2011.)  The Chief Procurement Officer of Procurement Services shall create and publish a Professional, Technical and Expert (PTE) Services Manual that shall govern selection and award of PTE contracts.  The Chief Procurement Officer may amend the PTE Manual to ensure that the interests of the public and PTE contractors are fully served and that the process promotes accountability and competition among all segments of the citizens of Portland.   The PTE Manual shall include procedures providing for adequate notice of contract award to potential contractors and shall provide the exclusive means by which selection decisions may be protested before the contract is executed.