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Notwithstanding any other section of this Code, the County shall not contract with, and shall reject any bid or proposal submitted by, the persons or entities specified below, unless the Board of Supervisors finds that special circumstances exist which justify the approval of such contract:
(a) Persons employed by the County or of public agencies for which the Board of Supervisors is the governing body;
(b) Profit making firms or businesses in which employees described in subsection (a) serve as officers, principals, partners or major shareholders;
(c) Persons who, within the immediately preceding twelve (12) months, came within the provisions of subsection (a), and who (1) were employed in positions of substantial responsibility in the area of service to be performed by the contract, or (2) participated in any way in developing the contract or its service specifications; and
(d) Profit making firms or businesses in which the former employees described in subsection (c) serve as officers, principals, partners or major shareholders.
Contracts submitted to the Board of Supervisors or the Director of Purchasing and Contracting for approval or ratification shall be accompanied by an assurance by the submitting department, district or agency that the provisions of this section have not been violated.
(Section 67, Motor Vehicle Records Required Under Section 69 of County Charter, added by Ord. No. 1163 (N.S.), adopted 1-29-52; amended by Ord. No. 1918 (N.S.), adopted 6-30-59; amended by Ord. No. 2571 (N.S.), adopted 7-16-63, and repealed by Ord. No. 5179 (N.S.), effective 8-21-78; new Section 67, PROHIBITED CONTRACTS, added by Ord. No. 6971 (N.S.), effective 7-18-85; amended by Ord. No. 10711 (N.S.), effective 2-11-21)