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5.34.020 Application and Authority.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 181547, 183445, 185898 and 187373, effective October 14, 2015.)

A.  Public improvements.  Chapter 5.34 applies to the Award of Contracts for public improvements and construction services for public improvements.   Contracts for emergency work are governed by Chapter 5.33 and ORS 279B.080.

B.  Contracts for minor alteration, ordinary repair or maintenance of public improvements or Price Agreements, as well as other Contracts for construction services that are not defined as a public improvement under Section 5.33.010 shall be Awarded and executed pursuant to Chapter 5.33 and ORS 279B and not this Chapter.  However, some portions of ORS 279C and this chapter may still be applicable to the resulting Contracts.

C.  Authority and Ethics

1.  The Authority of the City Council as the Local Contract Review Board is the same in regard to Chapter 5.34 as it is for Chapter 5.33, including the authorization of Contract amendments.

2.  The Authority of the Chief Procurement Officer is the same for Chapter 5.34 in regard to public improvement and construction services Contracts as it is for Goods and Services as set forth in Chapter 5.33.

3.  The authority of Bureau and Office directors and appropriation unit managers to authorize and execute Contracts and Contract amendments is the same in regard to Chapter 5.34 as it is in Chapter 5.33.

4.  The rules stated in Section 5.33.070 regarding the purchase of Goods and Services from City employees shall also apply to Public Improvements covered by Chapter 5.34.