A.   Lowest Bidder Not Chosen: When the award is not recommended to be given to the lowest bidder, a statement of the reason for such recommendation shall be prepared by the purchasing agent.
   B.   Multiple Low Bids: When two (2) or more responsible bidders submit the same low bid, the contract award shall be determined by drawing lots at a public meeting of the City Council, unless one bidder is a local contractor and one is a nonlocal contractor, in which event, the local contractor shall be awarded the contract. (Ord. 2011-5, 10-10-2011)