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5.68.070 Procedure for Selection of Bond Counsel.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 182213, effective September 24, 2008.)


A.  At the time a bureau determines it will need bond counsel for a project or series of projects, the bureau will notify the City Attorney.  The City Attorney or designee shall notify each counsel listed in the Oregon Section of the Bond Buyer’s Directory of Municipal Bond Dealers (Red Book), requesting that those interested in serving as bond counsel for the project or series of projects submit proposals. 

The notice shall indicate the nature of the project or series of projects, the type and approximate amount of bonds, the approximate date for the sale or sales of bonds, the bond counsel services required, and the date proposals are due.


B.  Those counsel interested shall provide the following information to the City Attorney:


1.  A statement of the fee arrangement proposed by the firm.


2.  Such other information as the City Attorney deems appropriate.


C.  On receipt of the proposals the City Attorney shall refer them to a consultant selection committee consisting of the City Attorney or designee; the Chief Administrative Officer or designee; and the Bureau Director or designee.  The Committee shall consider only firms that are listed in the Red Book.  The Committee may interview any or all firms, including more than once.  The Committee may authorize firms to modify their proposals during the interview period.


D.  The Consultant Selection Committee shall select a law firm to serve as bond counsel for the project or series of projects.  The selection shall be based on fee, experience, or such other criteria as the Committee deems appropriate.

Title 5 Revenue and Finan
Chapter 5.01 (Repealed)
Chapter 5.04 Funds
Chapter 5.08 Payment Of Salaries, Wages And Expenses
Chapter 5.09 Deferred Compensation Plan
Chapter 5.10 City Charitable Campaign
Chapter 5.12 Assignment or Garnishment of Salaries, Wages or Claims
Chapter 5.16 Emergency Checks
Chapter 5.20 Budget Procedure
Chapter 5.24 Auditor's Records and Reports
Chapter 5.30 Collections and Foreclosure Process
Chapter 5.31 Collections & Foreclosure Process For Delinquent Sewer Safety Net Liens
Chapter 5.32 (Repealed)
Chapter 5.33 Goods and Services
Chapter 5.34 Public Improvements and Construction Services
Chapter 5.36 Property Control
Chapter 5.40 Demands and Disbursements
Chapter 5.44 (Repealed)
Chapter 5.48 Charges for Services Performed
Chapter 5.50 Collections Section
Chapter 5.52 Petty Cash and Checks
Chapter 5.56 Ambulance Service
Chapter 5.60 Miscellaneous Charges
Chapter 5.64 Miscellaneous Fiscal Provisions
Chapter 5.68 Professional, Technical and Expert Service Contracts
Chapter 5.72 Economic Development Projects
Chapter 5.73 Arts Education and Access Income Tax
Chapter 5.74 Acquisition of Public Art
Chapter 5.75 Claims Under ORS Chapter 195 and 197