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BULLET St. Louis City Ordinance 64102

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FLOOR SUBSTITUTE
BOARD BILL NO. [97] 103

INTRODUCED BY ALDERMAN FRANCIS SLAY , FRED WESSELS , JAMES SHREWSBURY

An ordinance authorizing the office of the Mayor, the office of the Comptroller, the Board of Aldermen, the director of St. Louis Development Agency, or of any subdivision thereof, or the director of any department, division, authority or agency of the City of St. Louis to enter into professional service contracts including but not limited to services provided by consultants, attorneys and legal advisors, medical personnel, veternarians, collection agencies, accountants, financial advisors, bond counsel, underwriters and underwriters counsel which are related to the operation of said office, department, division, authority or agency; establishing selection committees; requiring selection committee members to complete Financial Disclosure and Conflict of Interest Statements; and providing for the adoption of rules and regulations for the selection process.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF ST. LOUIS AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION ONE. Notwithstanding any ordinance to the contrary, the office of the Mayor, the office of the Comptroller, the Board of Aldermen, the director of the St. Louis Development Agency, or of any subdivision thereof, or the director of any department, division, authority or agency of the City of St. Louis or any person acting in the capacity of the director of any department, division, authority or agency of the City of St. Louis is authorized to contract with or otherwise engage individuals, partnerships or corporations for the purpose of providing professional services, including but not limited to services provided by consultants, attorneys and legal advisors, medical personnel, veternarians, collection agencies, accountants, financial advisors, bond counsel, underwriters and underwriters counsel, which are related to the operation of said office, department, division, authority or agency and which are entered into according to the procedure authorized and set forth in this ordinance.

SECTION TWO. Every professional service contract authorized by section one of this ordinance in excess of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) shall be approved and recommended by a committee consisting of (1) the director of the department, division or agency seeking the contract or the designee of said director, who shall act as chairman of the committee; (2) one member of the staff of said department, division or agency selected by the director; (3) one current employee of the City selected by the Mayor; (4) one current employee of the City selected by the Comptroller; and (5) one current employee of the City selected by the President of the Board of Aldermen. Each member of the committee shall be a voting member.

SECTION THREE. Before voting as a member of the committee each member shall submit to the committee chairman a statement of personal or private interest which shall disclose any ownership by the individual or the individual’s spouse, children, children’s spouse, parents, siblings or siblings’ spouse whether singularly or collectively, directly or indirectly of any business entity under consideration by the committee; or the receipt of a salary, gratuity or other compensation or remuneration during the three years prior to the date of the committee selection meeting by the individual or the individual’s spouse, children, children’s spouse, parents, siblings or siblings’ spouse whether singularly or collectively, directly or indirectly from any business entity under consideration by the committee. All disclosure statements shall be made a part of the record of the committee’s selection process which shall be maintained by the department seeking the contract.

SECTION FOUR. The committee chairman shall provide to the office of the Collector of Revenue, the office of the License Collector, the Assessor and the office of the Comptroller the name and address of every individual, partnership or corporation awarded a contract under the provisions of this ordinance.

SECTION FIVE. The selection process for any professional service contract under the provisions of this ordinance shall be governed by the rules and regulations adopted and promulgated by the Board of Public Service for the selection of professional service providers.

SECTION SIX. Any contract for professional services entered into in violation of this ordinance shall be null and void.

SECTION SEVEN. The provisions of this ordinance shall not apply to the selection of professional services contracts by the Board of Public Service for public works and improvements.



Legislative History
1ST READING REF TO COMM COMMITTEE COMM SUB COMM AMEND
05/23/9705/23/97LEG05/29/9705/30/97
2ND READING FLOOR AMEND FLOOR SUB PERFECTN PASSAGE
05/30/9706/20/9706/20/9706/27/97
ORDINANCE VETOED VETO OVR
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