A.   Purpose: The purpose of this chapter is to provide for the fair and equitable treatment of all persons involved in public purchasing by the Village, to maximize the purchasing value of public funds in procurement, and to provide safeguards for maintaining a procurement system of quality and integrity.
   B.   Scope: This chapter applies to contracts for the procurement of equipment, supplies, services and construction of public improvements entered into by the Village. It shall apply to the expenditure of public funds by the Village for public purchasing. When the procurement involves any expenditure regulated by Federal or Illinois law or by Federal or Illinois regulations, the procurement shall be conducted in accordance with any mandatory applicable laws and regulations. (Ord. 2007-100, 10-18-2007)
   C.   Exemptions:
      1.   The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to the selection of the Village Attorney who shall be appointed by the Village President pursuant to section 1-7-3 of this Code or other special legal counsel retained by the Village. (Ord. 2009-62, 11-19-2009)
      2.   Reserved. (Ord. 2017-59, 11-2-2017)
      3.   The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to cooperative purchasing pursuant to section 3-1A-1, "Cooperative Purchasing Authorized; Purpose", of this chapter.
      4.   The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to purchases or contracts for professional services. (Ord. 2016-45, 8-18-2016)