City of Clairton, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Clairton 8-14-1973 by Ord. No. 1249 as Ch. 14 of the 1973 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
CHARTER REFERENCES
Contracts — See Art. XIII.
GENERAL REFERENCES
Contractor certificates of indebtedness — See Ch. 21.
Financial policies — See Ch. 34.
When any contract, deed or agreement, in writing, is to be signed or executed on the part of the City, the same shall be signed by the following:
A. 
The Mayor of the City.
B. 
The Acting Mayor, when the Mayor is absent or unable to act.
C. 
The director of any department or other officer of the City when thereto authorized or directed by the City Council.
D. 
Any officer of the City when thereto authorized or directed by the City Council.
[Amended 4-14-1992 by Ord. No. 1518]
When any officer or person other than the Mayor or Acting Mayor is authorized or directed by the Council to sign or execute such contract, deed or agreement as set forth in Subsections C and D of the preceding § 25-1, the motion or resolution authorizing or directing such action shall be set forth in the contract, deed or agreement, or otherwise a certified copy thereof signed by the City Manager under the Corporate Seal of the City shall be attached thereto.
Every contract, deed or agreement, in writing, except where otherwise directed, when properly signed by the officer or person authorized to sign the same, shall be attested by the City Manager under the Corporate Seal of the City.
This chapter shall not be construed so as to apply to orders for materials or supplies made by the purchasing agent or for printing or advertising or to the issue of any orders whatsoever by any officer of the City acting in the discharge of the duties of his or her office, the true intent being that this chapter shall apply only to the execution of formal contracts, deeds and agreements.
[Added 2-27-1990 by Ord. No. 1463]
All contracts or purchases in excess of $10,000, except those exempted by Article XIII of the Home Rule Charter, shall be made only with the lowest responsible bidder, after publication, with due consideration given to such other factors as the availability, cost and quality of service. All other requirements relating to contracts or purchases shall be as set forth in Article XIII of the Home Rule Charter.