Ordinance 2020-2
An Ordinance Regarding Purchasing
WHEREAS, Blanding City (the “City”) is a political subdivision of the State of Utah, authorized and organized under the provisions of Utah law; and
WHEREAS, Blanding City has previously enacted an ordinance regarding purchasing policies for the City; and
WHEREAS, the City desires to amend the City purchasing policy to reflect Utah State code; and
   NOW, THEREFORE, it is hereby ordained by the Blanding City Council as follows:
Title 1 Chapter 11-1-5: Circumstance Justifying Award Of Contract Without Competition: A contract may be awarded for supply, service or construction items without competition when the procurement officer determines by written justification that there is only one source for the required supply, service or construction item.
Ordinance Repealed: The language in Ordinance Title 1, Chapter 11, Article 1-5 is hereby repealed and replaced by this Ordinance.
5. Circumstance Justifying Award of Contract Without Competition
The procurement officer may award a contract or authorize a purchase without engaging in a standard procurement process if the procurement officer determines in writing that:
There is only one source for the procurement item; or
Transitional costs are a significant consideration in selecting a procurement item; and
The results of a cost-benefit analysis demonstrate that transitional costs are unreasonable or cost-prohibitive and that the award of a contract without engaging in a standard procurement process is in the best interest of the City; or
The award of a contract or purchase is under circumstances that make purchasing or awarding a contract through a standard procurement process impractical and not in the best interest of the City.
The procurement officer who awards a contract or authorizes a purchase under this section shall negotiate with the vendor or contractor to ensure that the terms, including pricing and delivery, are in the best interest of the City.
   PASSED, ADOPTED and APPROVED this 28th day of April, 2020.
                     Signed ___________________________
                           Joe B. Lyman, Mayor
      Jeremy Redd, Recorder