2.30.290   Authority to modify contracts awarded by the Council.
   (a)   The Council, at the time it awards a contract or authorizes a city officer or employee to award a contract, may also authorize the city officer or employee to execute an amendment or change order to a contract in an amount exceeding the monetary or term limits of the officer or employee’s contracting authority, as described in this chapter. Amendments or change orders made under the authority granted by the Council shall be accomplished in accordance with the terms of the original contract or the original contract, as amended, and shall not cause the contract, as modified, to exceed the limits of the contracting authority granted by the Council.
   (b)   The City Manager is authorized to enter into and execute on behalf of the city, without the prior approval of the Council, any amendment or change order to a contract, previously approved by the Council, that does not increase the compensation payable under the contract or to accomplish the following:
   (1)   To extend the term of the contract for a period not to exceed six consecutive months from the last Council-approved contract expiration date;
   (2)   To make minor revisions to the scope of services or delivery schedule; or
   (3)   To make clerical corrections.
   (c)   The City Manager may approve and sign assignments of contracts, including, without limitation, leases and licenses, previously approved by the Council when he or she has determined that the proposed assignee has the ability, capacity, experience and skill and is otherwise qualified to perform the contract.
(Ord. 5387 § 1 (part), 2016: Ord. 4827 § 1 (part), 2004)