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5.68.020 Application.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 179802, 182213 and 184427, effective February 23, 2011.)


A.  This Chapter applies to City procurement of professional, technical and expert services.


B.  The following services are exempt from the selection process outlined in the City’s Professional, Technical and Expert Services Manual and can be made by direct appointment:


1.  Processing of any claim for workers' compensation benefits;


2.  Determining any prospective or current City employee's ability to work or return to work;


3.  Determining any reasonable accommodation that may be made to any job classification in the City; and


4.  The City Attorney’s retention of expert witnesses, consultants to assist the City Attorney’s Office in providing legal advice to the City, and outside legal counsel.


C.  If any emergency as defined in the PTE Manual exists the Chief Procurement Officer may authorize selection of a contractor without following the requirements of this Chapter.


D.  If the services or expertise required for a project are only available from a “sole source” as defined in the PTE Manual, then the Chief Procurement Officer may authorize selection of a contractor without following these requirements.  


E.  The Chief Procurement Officer shall include all emergency and sole source contracts in periodic reports to the City Council.


F.  If professional, technical or expert services are required in conjunction with the acquisition of goods, services, public improvements, construction services or some combination thereof, the Chief Procurement Officer may permit the acquisition of such services through the provisions of Chapter 5.33 or 5.34 of this Code instead of this Chapter.

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Chapter 5.01 (Repealed)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Chapter 5.32 (Repealed)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Chapter 5.44 (Repealed)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