Public Hearing Notice: Ordinance No. 1378 Amending the Fridley City Charter Entitled Administration of City Affairs Section 6.05 Purchases and Contracts
City of Fridley
Public Hearing Notice Before the City Council on Proposed Amendment to Fridley City Charter
Notice is hereby given that there will be a public hearing of the Fridley City Council at the Fridley Civic Campus, 7071 University Avenue NE, Fridley, Minnesota, on Monday, February 24, 2020 at 7:00 pm for the purpose of conducting a public hearing on the following amendment to the City Charter:
ORDINANCE NO. 1378
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE FRIDLEY CITY CHARTER ENTITLED ADMINISTRATION OF CITY AFFAIRS; SECTION 6.05 PURCHASES AND CONTRACTS
The Fridley City Charter has completed its review of Fridley City Charter Chapter 6 and has recommended an amendment of the City Charter by Ordinance to the City Council on January 6, 2020. The Fridley City Council hereby finds after review, examination and recommendation of the Charter Commission that the Fridley City Charter should be hereby amended and the City of Fridley does ordain:
FRIDLEY CITY CHARTER
CHAPTER 6, ADMINISTRATION OF CITY AFFAIRS
SECTION ONE: That Fridley City Charter Section 6.05 be hereby repealed and replaced with the following language:
Section 6.05. Purchases and Contracts
The City Manager shall be the Chief Purchasing Agent of the City. The City Manager may designate an individual(s) through the establishment of a policy that may be revised as needed. All purchases on behalf of the city shall be made and all contracts shall be let by the City Manager. All City contracts, bonds, and instruments of every kind to which the City shall be a party shall be signed by the Mayor on behalf of the City, as well as the City Manager or documented designee, and shall be executed in the name of the City.
The City Manager shall be the chief purchasing agent of the City. All purchases on behalf of the City shall be made and all contracts shall be let by the City Manager, or the City Manager’s designee(s), provided the City Council has appropriated sums necessary for the contract or purchase, and the amount of the purchase or contract does not exceed that required for competitive bids as established by state statute. Except for those purchase or contracts subject to the authority of the City Manager as set forth herein, all bonds, contracts, conveyances, real estate purchases and sale agreements, and similar instruments shall be approved by the City Council and signed by the Mayor and City Manager, or the City Manager’s designee(s), and shall be executed in the name of the City.
PASSED AND ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FRIDLEY THIS ___ DAY OF ______ 2020.
Scott J. Lund, Mayor
Daniel Tienter, City Clerk