§ 30.118  PROCEDURES PREREQUISITE TO USE OF NEGOTIATED PROCESS.
Publisher's Note:This Section has been AMENDED by new legislation (Ord. 1-2022, adopted 1-20-2022). The text of the amendment will be incorporated below when the ordinance is codified.
   (A)   The negotiated process may be used instead of advertisement for bids if the amount exceeds $20,000 in the following circumstances:
      (1)   An emergency exists; and
      (2)   All bids received exceed the amount budgeted.
   (B)   Before an emergency is declared, the County Judge/Executive shall determine whether or not a delay in obtaining bids will result in danger to health, safety or property.
   (C)   The County Judge/Executive shall certify the existence of any emergency and file a copy of such certificate with the Chief Financial Officer of the county.
(Ord. 4-2014, passed 7-31-2014, § 4.4)