City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 07
Chapter 07.06
Section 07.06.0225

Title 07 Finance

Chapter 07.06 Procurement of Goods, Services and Works

Article I. General Provisions

Section 07.06.0225 Competitive Bidding Consideration of Tax Revenues
  1. Bids and price quotes shall be solicited whenever possible from vendors located in Spokane and Washington State. However, pursuant to the City Charter and Washington law on competitive procurement, the City may not favor local businesses in the award of competitively awarded contracts.

  2. In accordance with RCW 39.30.040 for purchases of supplies, materials, or equipment, the City shall take into consideration the sales tax revenue the City would receive by purchasing from a supplier located within its boundaries. The City shall provide notice to all potential bidders of its intent to award a contract based on this method at the time of bid advertisement. Provided, however, the City shall use the same form of bid advertisement and evaluation as used by the State of Washington for vehicles and motor equipment purchases.

Date Passed: Monday, March 12, 2018

Effective Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018

ORD C35602 Section 2