§ 32.019  DETERMINATION OF LOWEST RESPONSIBLE BIDDER.
   (A)   Unless the purchasing agent exercises the right of rejection, the purchase or contract shall be made from and with the lowest responsible bidder for any article or to the lowest responsible bidder for the entire purchase or contract for any part thereof.
   (B)   In determining the lowest responsible bidder, the purchasing agent shall consider:
      (1)   The ability, capacity and skill of the bidder to perform the contract or provide service required;
      (2)   Whether the bidder can perform the contract or provide the services promptly or within specified time, without delay or interference;
      (3)   The quality of performance of previous contracts or services;
      (4)   The previous and existing compliance by the bidder with laws and ordinances of the city;
      (5)   The financial resources and ability of the bidder to perform the contract or provide the service; and
      (6)   The quality, availability and adaptability of the supplies or services.
(1976 Code, § 3-4-4)