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Record No: CB 119642    Version: Council Bill No: CB 119642
Type: Council Bill (CB) Status: Passed at Full Council
Current Controlling Legislative Body Finance and Neighborhoods Committee
On agenda: 9/16/2019
Ordinance No:
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to City emergency purchases of goods and services; emergency consultant contracts; and emergency public works contracting; amending Section 10.02.070 of the Seattle Municipal Code to align with current practices and the procedures in subsections 3.39.020.M and 20.50.090.A and Section 20.60.114.
Sponsors: Sally Bagshaw
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Presentation, 3. Proposed Amendment #1 (added 9/11/19), 4. Proposed Amendment #2 (added 9/11/19)
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to City emergency purchases of goods and services; emergency consultant contracts; and emergency public works contracting; amending Section 10.02.070 of the Seattle Municipal Code to align with current practices and the procedures in subsections 3.39.020.M and 20.50.090.A and Section 20.60.114.
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WHEREAS, emergencies in the City often require the purchase of goods and services, emergency consultant contracts, and emergency public works contracting; and
WHEREAS, while the circumstances that require immediate public works contracting to respond to an emergency are exempt from the process in Chapter 20.48 of the Seattle Municipal Code (SMC), subsection 3.39.020.M describes the current process by which these contracts are executed; and
WHEREAS, while the circumstances that require immediate consultant contracting to respond to an emergency are exempt from the process in SMC Chapter 20.50, subsection 20.50.090.A describes the current process by which these contracts are executed; and
WHEREAS, while the circumstances that require immediate purchases of goods and services to respond to an emergency are exempt from the purchasing process in SMC Chapter 20.60, Section 20.60.114 describes the current process by which these purchases are made; and
WHEREAS, amendments are needed to bring SMC Section 10.02.070 in line with current and practices and procedures and subsections 3.39.020.M and 20.50.090.A and SMC Section 20.60.114; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 10.02.070 of the Seattle Municipal Code, last amended by Ordinance 124849, is amended as follows:
10.02.070 Emergency Purchasing and Contracting Purchases of Supplies ((.))
A. Upon the proclamation of a civil emergency by the Mayor, and during the existence of a civil emergency, emergency public works contracting is authorized to be made consisten...

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