City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 07
Chapter 07.06
Section 07.06.173

Title 07 Finance

Chapter 07.06 Procurement of Goods, Services and Works

Article II. Public Bidding and Other Provisions

Section 07.06.173 Purchase of Used Goods
  1. The City Council may authorize the purchase of used goods without public bidding if the requesting department and Purchasing Director have fully justified the acquisition of the used goods without bidding.

  2. Justification requires using independent appraisals to establish that the proposed purchase price is not above the fair market value of the goods.

    1. At least two appraisals will be done whenever possible, but in no event may there be fewer than one (1).

    2. The appraisals are to be made by competent persons, not associated with either the prospective seller or the City, who are knowledgeable of the goods’ market value.

Date Passed: Monday, March 12, 2018

Effective Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018

ORD C35602 Section 2