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The Director may permit, subject to requirements of this section and subject to such terms and conditions that the Director may prescribe, any public entity including any municipal corporation, school or other special district to participate in procurements or contracts entered into by the Director of Purchasing and Contracting to participate in surplus personal property sales.
1. The public agency shall file with the Director a certified copy of the legal authority or resolution of its governing body requesting that it be authorized to participate in such contracts or periodic sales.
2. The public agency shall:
(a) Make all purchases or sales in its own name and for public purposes only.
(b) Be responsible for payments directly to the vendor in the case of purchases, and be liable for all sales, excise and other taxes incident to the purchase or sale.
(c) Agree that it will be bound by the requirements of this section and such terms and conditions that the Director of Purchasing and Contracting may prescribe.
(d) Not have under consideration at the time it makes its request any bids or quotations from other vendors for like purchases or sales.
3. Appropriate surcharges may be collected from other public entities listed above to offset the pro rata costs for sales administered by the County; administration of contracts for agencies utilizing but not a joint named participant in a cooperative contract; and the procurement and inventory management of stores items.
(Added by Ord. No. 9297 (N.S.), effective 2-22-01; amended by Ord. No. 10406 (N.S.), effective 2-4-16)