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File #: 18-0074    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 12/28/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/11/2018 Final action: 1/11/2018
Title: ***BILL NO. B-75 (Intro. 12/14/2017) (For adoption) - Amending Section 4-107 of the Fresno Municipal Code relating to City Manager's contracting authority. (Subject to Mayor's veto)
Sponsors: Office of Mayor & City Manager
Attachments: 1. Ordinance for Contracts.pdf

REPORT TO THE CITY COUNCIL

 

 

 

January 11, 2018

 

 

FROM:                     WILMA QUAN-SCHECTER, City Manager

Mayor/City Manager Department

 

 

SUBJECT

Title

***BILL NO. B-75 (Intro. 12/14/2017) (For adoption) - Amending Section 4-107 of the Fresno Municipal Code relating to City Manager’s contracting authority.  (Subject to Mayor’s veto)

 

Body

RECOMMENDATION

 

The Administration recommends the Council approve the amendment of Section 4-107(b) of the Municipal Code expanding the City Manager’s authority to enter into contracts less than or equal to $50,000.

 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

Currently, the City Manager is authorized to enter into service contracts for which an appropriation has been made involving an expenditure of City money less than or equal to $50,000.  The proposed change to the ordinance would authorize the City Manager to additionally enter into contracts where the City is receiving funds from another party of less than or equal to $50,000, and contracts where no money is to be exchanged but the liability exposure is less than or equal to $50,000. 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL FINDINGS

 

This is not a project for the purpose of CEQA.

 

LOCAL PREFERENCE

 

Local preference is not applicable to this proposed ordinance change.

 

FISCAL IMPACT

 

This ordinance will have no impact on the General Fund.