[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Bath as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 8-13-2012 by L.L. No. 2-2012]
Pursuant to General Municipal Law, § 103(1), as amended by L. 2011, c. 608 and L. 2012, c. 2, the Town Board of the Town of Bath is authorized to adopt a local law which would permit the Town to use the best value standard in awarding contracts or accepting offers for purchase contracts, including contracts for purchase of services. The Town Board of the Town of Bath determines that it is in the best interest of the Town that such legislation be enacted, and that such standard be used in the Town for the award of such contracts.
Best value shall be utilized in the Town's procurement process as authorized and as limited by General Municipal Law, § 103, the provisions of which are incorporated by reference herein.
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- BEST VALUE
- As currently defined in § 163 of the State Finance Law, the basis for awarding contracts for services to the offerer which optimizes quality, cost and efficiency, among responsive and responsible offerers. Such basis shall reflect, wherever possible, objective and quantifiable analysis.
This article shall apply only to purchase contracts, including contracts for service work, but excluding any purchase contracts necessary for the completion of a public works contract, pursuant to Article Eight of the Labor Law, and shall not be applicable to contracts for public works.