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File #: 16-4046    Version: Name: AN AMENDMENT TO THE COOK COUNTY PROCUREMENT CODE
Type: Ordinance Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 6/22/2016 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 6/29/2016 Final action: 8/3/2016
Title: PROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO FILE ID 16-4046 Sponsored by: JOHN A. FRITCHEY, County Commissioner PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT AN AMENDMENT TO THE COOK COUNTY PROCUREMENT CODE ARTICLE IV. PROCUREMENT CODE NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Chapter 34, Article IV, Procurement Code, Sections 34-125 and 34-126 are hereby amended as follows: Sec. 34-125. Powers and duties of the Chief Procurement Officer. The Chief Procurement Officer shall: (a) Make all Procurements and conduct all activities related to the Procurement Process in accordance with the Procurement Code and any procedures promulgated pursuant hereto; (b) Establish and maintain procurement policies and procedures, and standardized documents and forms to implement the Procurement Code; (c) Cooperate with the Contracts Compliance Director to coordinate the procurement process with the Minority- and Women-Owned Business Program established pursuant t...
Sponsors: JOHN A. FRITCHEY
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PROPOSED SUBSTITUTE TO FILE ID 16-4046

Sponsored by: JOHN A. FRITCHEY, County Commissioner

PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

AN AMENDMENT TO THE COOK COUNTY PROCUREMENT CODE

ARTICLE IV. PROCUREMENT CODE

NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners that Chapter 34, Article IV, Procurement Code, Sections 34-125 and 34-126 are hereby amended as follows:

Sec. 34-125. Powers and duties of the Chief Procurement Officer.

The Chief Procurement Officer shall:

(a) Make all Procurements and conduct all activities related to the Procurement Process in accordance with the Procurement Code and any procedures promulgated pursuant hereto;

(b) Establish and maintain procurement policies and procedures, and standardized documents and forms to implement the Procurement Code;

(c) Cooperate with the Contracts Compliance Director to coordinate the procurement process with the Minority- and Women-Owned Business Program established pursuant to Division 8 of this Procurement Code;

(d) Develop and maintain procedures for disseminating information and notice of procurement opportunities;

(e) Have authority to implement innovative procurement methods and processes pursuant to this Procurement Code;

(f) Have authority to approve and execute an assignment of or an amendment to a Contract; provided that any such amendment does not extend the Contract by more than one year, and further provided that the total cost of all such amendments does not increase the amount of the Contract beyond the authority of the CPO granted in Section 34-123;

(g) Have authority to establish the commencement and expiration dates of any Contract as necessary to permit the Contract period to commence upon the date of Execution of the Contract by the County, unless another commencement date is specified in the Contract;

(h) Approve and execute Contracts within his or her authority, or as directed by the Boar...

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