(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 182213 and 184427, effective February 23, 2011.) The Professional, Technical and Expert Services Manual shall set forth the procedures to be followed by all bureaus in announcing and advertising City PTE solicitations. The procedures in the Manual shall be designed to make information about such solicitations readily available to interested PTE contractors, including state certified minority, women and emerging small business (M/W/ESB) firms and Disabled Veteran owned or controlled firms as defined in ORS 408.225. From time to time, the City may adopt programs designed to promote competition, enhance economic opportunity and stimulate hiring among all of Portland’s citizens. When such programs are adopted, the Chief Procurement Officer shall take steps to ensure that PTE contractors wishing to enter into contracts with the City are aware of their requirements.
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