[R.O. 2011 §2.58.010; Prior Code §§2-7.2 — 2-7.3; Ord. No. 5604 §1, 6-1-1987; Ord. No. 5605 §1, 6-1-1987]
Any person, firm or corporation contracting with the City to provide services such as, but not limited to, technical/professional services, street repairs, supplies, building maintenance, at a cost to the City of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000.00) or more and involving ten (10) or more employees in the workforce providing the contracted services, shall, as a condition precedent to the rendition of such services, certify by affidavit filed with the said City that at least twenty percent (20%) of the workforce providing the contracted services shall consist of workers generally classified as members of minorities and/or female workers. The City Council may, under special circumstances such as, for example, situations requiring technical expertise and/or specialization, waive the conditions set forth herein, provided however, that such waiver is justified by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the City Council.
Any person, firm or corporation contracting with the City to provide services involving payment of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00) or more in which there are two (2) or more subcontractors shall agree with the City that at least fifteen percent (15%) of the total amount of the City's contract shall be allocated to subcontractors who employ workers generally classified as members of minorities and/or female workers.
[R.O. 2011 §2.58.020; Ord. No. 6818 §1, 6-21-2010]
As many as possible of the City contracts over one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) shall be entered into with the following:
Individuals generally classified as members of minorities and/or female; and
Firms consisting of individuals generally classified as members of minorities and/or female; and
Corporations, the stock of which is owned by the individuals generally classified as members of minorities and/or females.
The City Manager shall take all reasonable steps to achieve compliance with this Section; which steps shall include, but are not limited by, the following:
Regularly and periodically place ads in the media, which are aimed at the minorities, to solicit those minorities to bid on City contracts and to place themselves on the City's bid list;
When publishing bid notices the City at all times also publish in a minority newspaper; and
Utilize all available directories of minority and female firms.
The City Manager shall report quarterly to the City Council of the efforts in carrying out this Section and the results of said efforts.
All minority and/or female firms, corporations or individuals shall file an affidavit with the City, prior to commencing work, that they are a minority and/or female firm, corporation or individual.