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5.68.015 General Requirements – PTE Manual.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 182213, 184427 and 189878, effective March 4, 2020.)  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 Consultants 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 Consultants and shall provide the exclusive means by which selection decisions may be protested before the Contract is executed.