Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter, the County Executive, county officers and department heads, may make emergency procurement of supplies, services or construction items when there exists a threat to public health, welfare or safety, or to prevent or minimize serious disruption of government services; provided that each emergency procurement shall be made with the competition as is practicable under the circumstances. A written determination of the basis for the emergency and for the selection of the particular contractor shall be included in the contract file. A confirming resolution, along with the written determination, shall be submitted to the County Board for all emergency procurements of $20,000 or more in accordance with § 41.089.
(1980 Code, § 41.024)  (Ord. 08-461, passed 11-20-2008)