Manatee County Government Administrative Center Honorable Patricia M. Glass Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - November 19, 2019
November 19, 2019 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #83

Procurement Code of Ordinances - Chapter 2-26 Amendments


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Jan Brewer, Director, Financial Management Department, Ext. 3726

Theresa Webb, Procurement Official, Financial Management Department,  Procurement Division, Ext. 3056

Action Requested
Adoption of Ordinance No. 19-44 amending and restating Chapter 2-26, Section 2-26-63 Contract Claims, and Section 2-26-64 Administrative Hearings.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
Manatee County Code of Laws

Background Discussion
The Procurement Division and the County Attorney's office regularly examine the Procurement Code for improvements in efficiency, to enhance integrity, or to further legal compliance in procurement activities.

Results of the most recent review identified two revisions to the Procurement Code that are brought forward for approval.

A summary of the revisions recommended are as follows:

Amending and restating Chapter 2-26, Section 2-26-63 on Contract Claims and Section 2-26-64 on Administrative Hearings: providing the procedure and requirements for filing a contract claim, providing authority to the Procurement Official to resolve contract claims, providing an administrative hearing for review of the Procurement Official’s decision on a contract claim.
Providing for codification, providing severability and an effective date.
The proposed changes to Ordinance Chapter 2-26 were duly advertised as required by Statute.

County Attorney Review
Formal Written Review (Opinion memo must be attached)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please provide copies of the amended ordinance to:

Original to: Board Records
Copy to: FMD Procurement Division, Theresa Webb, at theresa.webb@mymanatee.org

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  CAO Response.pdf
Attachment:  Revisions to County Contract Claims and Administrative Hearings .pdf
Attachment:  County Administrator Approval.pdf
Attachment:  Affidavit of Publication - Ord 19-44.pdf