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File #: 2018-0698    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed Finally
File created: 7/13/2018 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 3/6/2019 Final action: 7/9/2019
Enactment date: 7/9/2019 Enactment #: 21
Effective date: 7/11/2019    
Title: Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Administrative; Article VII, Procedures; Chapter 161, Contracts; Section 161.02, Competitive Bidding; Exceptions.
Attachments: 1. Summary 2018-0698
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7/11/20193 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/9/20193 City Council Passed FinallyPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
7/1/20193 Standing Committee AMENDED BY SUBSTITUTEPass Action details Meeting details Not available
7/1/20193 Standing Committee UNTABLEDPass Action details Meeting details Not available
7/1/20193 Standing Committee Affirmatively Recommended as AmendedPass Action details Meeting details Not available
3/6/20192 Standing Committee TABLEDPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
2/27/20192 Standing Committee Held in CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Video Video
2/20/20192 Standing Committee AMENDEDPass Action details Meeting details Not available
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1/9/20191 Standing Committee Held in CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Video Video
12/12/20181 Standing Committee Held in CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Video Video
12/5/20181 Standing Committee Held in CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Video Video
11/14/20181 Standing Committee Held in CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Video Video
10/17/20181 Standing Committee Held in CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Video Video
9/26/20181 Standing Committee Held in CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Video Video
9/19/20181 Standing Committee Held in CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Video Video
9/12/20181 Standing Committee Held in CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Video Video
8/29/20181 Standing Committee Held in CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Video Video
7/25/20181 Standing Committee Held in CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
7/17/20181 City Council Read and referred  Action details Meeting details Video Video
Title
Ordinance amending the Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Administrative; Article VII, Procedures; Chapter 161, Contracts; Section 161.02, Competitive Bidding; Exceptions.

Body
The Council of the City of Pittsburgh hereby enacts as follows:

Section 1. The Pittsburgh Code, Title One, Administrative; Article VII, Procedures; Chapter 161, Contracts; Section 161.02, Competitive Bidding; Exceptions is hereby supplemented as follows:

(f) In the case of tie bids from lowest bidder:
(1) If the goods or services for which there is a tie bid constitute one line item in a solicitation including multiple items, award may be made (at the discretion of the Office of Management and Budget) to the bidder awarded the remaining line items, in the interest of consistency and efficiency.
(2) If the goods or services to be purchased are subject to the conditions of Federal or State grant requirements, the applicable provisions of said grant will determine the method of award.
(3) If the conditions of neither (1) nor (2) above apply, and if price and all other evaluation criteria are determined to be equal among one or more firms submitting bids, award shall be determined by the following priority:
A. If only one of the tie bidders is a vendor located within the limits of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, that bidder will be awarded the bid.
B. If only one of the tie bidders is a vendor located within the limits of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, that bidder will be awarded the bid.
C. If only one of the tie bidders is an in-state (Pennsylvania business) vendor, that bidder will be awarded the bid.
D. If the award cannot be determined by grant provisions, local, county or in-state priority, award will be made to the tie bidder who has received contracts with the City of a smaller total dollar value over the course of the year previous to award.

(g) Bid protests of contracts awarded under ?161.02 or ?161.02A for the purchase of commodities or services in excess of $50,000 shall be sub...

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