Title 07 Finance
Chapter 07.06 Procurement of Goods, Services and Works
Article I. General Provisions
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.
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