Town of Barnstable, MA
Barnstable County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Manager of the Town of Barnstable. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Boards, committees and commissions — See Ch. 37.
Administrative Code — See Ch. 241.
Personnel — See Ch. 242.
401a Exhibit A 401b Exhibit B 401c Exhibit C 401d Exhibit D 401e Appendix A 401f Appendix B 401g Appendix D 401h Appendix E 401i Suggestion Form 401j Notice to Bidders 401k Attachment A 401l Attachment B 401m Computation of Fringe Benefits 401n HWS Fees
Article I Offices and Standards

§ 401-1 Jurisdiction of Town Manager.

Article II Code of Ethics

§ 401-2 Applicability.

§ 401-3 Effective date.

§ 401-4 Distribution.

§ 401-5 Severability.

§ 401-6 Procedures and guidelines.

§ 401-7 Disclosure.

§ 401-8 Economic Interest.

§ 401-9 Interpretation.

§ 401-10 Other references and guides.

Article III Communication Procedures

§ 401-11 Purpose.

§ 401-12 Applicability.

§ 401-13 Communications Officer.

§ 401-14 Delegation of authority.

§ 401-15 Media and public relations procedures.

§ 401-16 Administrative communications.

§ 401-17 Town Manager reports.

§ 401-18 Requests for assistance (RFA).

§ 401-19 Telephone requests for assistance.

§ 401-20 Citizen access.

Article IV Financial Management Procedures

§ 401-21 Purpose.

§ 401-22 Applicability.

§ 401-23 Effective date.

§ 401-24 Definitions.

§ 401-25 Public access to financial information.

§ 401-26 Organization.

§ 401-27 Financial tools.

§ 401-28 Accounting, reporting and auditing.

§ 401-29 Property tax administration.

§ 401-30 User fees and special districts.

§ 401-30.1 Recommended changes in usage rates.

§ 401-30.2 through § 401-30.4. (Reserved)

§ 401-30.5 Hyannis water rates.

§ 401-31 Debt management procedures.

§ 401-32 Legal constraints and other limitations on issuance of debt.

§ 401-33 Debt administration.

§ 401-34 Insurance reserve funds.

Article V Capital Improvements Plan (CIP) Procedures

§ 401-35 Overview.

§ 401-36 Identification and documentation of capital needs.

§ 401-37 Evaluation of capital projects.

§ 401-38 through § 401-44. (Reserved)

Article VI Insurance Policies and Procedures

§ 401-45 Authority.

§ 401-46 Delegation of authority.

§ 401-47 Procedure for processing self-insurance payments.

§ 401-48 Workers' compensation.

§ 401-49 Automobile, property damage/liability damage.

§ 401-50 Damage to property caused by others.

§ 401-51 Property damage (fire and windstorm, etc.).

§ 401-52 Injury to other than Town employees.

Article VII Investment Procedures

§ 401-53 General policy and objectives.

§ 401-54 Investment instruments.

§ 401-55 Risk tolerance.

§ 401-56 Diversification.

§ 401-57 Ethical and prudent action.

§ 401-58 Authorization.

§ 401-59 Investment operating procedures.

§ 401-60 Reporting requirements.

§ 401-61 through § 401-72. (Reserved)

Article VIII Personnel Regulations

§ 401-73 Purpose and policies.

§ 401-74 Equal employment opportunity.

§ 401-75 Applicability.

§ 401-76 State civil service law and rules.

§ 401-77 Other state statutes and local laws.

§ 401-78 Collective bargaining agreements.

§ 401-79 Personnel Board.

§ 401-80 Town Manager.

§ 401-81 Personnel Director.

§ 401-82 Department managers.

§ 401-83 Employees.

§ 401-84 Definitions.

§ 401-85 Classification system.

§ 401-86 Compensation system.

§ 401-87 Employee benefits.

§ 401-88 Minimum and overtime pay.

§ 401-89 Leave.

§ 401-90 Recruitment and selection of employees.

§ 401-91 Probationary period.

§ 401-92 Promotion, demotion, transfer and separation.

§ 401-93 Performance appraisals.

§ 401-94 Training.

§ 401-95 Safety.

§ 401-96 Disciplinary action.

§ 401-97 Grievance and discrimination complaint procedures.

§ 401-98 Records.

§ 401-99 Conduct of employees.

§ 401-100 Employee incentive: BEST program.

§ 401-101 Vacancy saving initiative.

Article IX Procurement Policy and Procedures

§ 401-102 General statement of policy.

§ 401-103 Purpose; supplemental principles.

§ 401-104 Good-faith requirement.

§ 401-105 Application of policy.

§ 401-106 Effective date.

§ 401-107 Determination.

§ 401-108 Definitions.

§ 401-109 Public access to procurement information.

§ 401-110 Appointment, tenure and removal of Chief Procurement Officer.

§ 401-111 Authority of Chief Procurement Officer.

§ 401-112 Delegation of authority.

§ 401-113 Centralization of procurement authority.

§ 401-114 Authority to contract for certain services.

§ 401-115 Duties of Town Attorney.

§ 401-116 Common state law references.

§ 401-117 Source selection and contract formation.

§ 401-118 Competitive sealed bidding for supplies and services for bid values over $10,000.

§ 401-119 Competitive sealed and selection proposals for bid values over $10,000.

§ 401-120 Small purchases (contracts under $10,000).

§ 401-121 Sole source procurements.

§ 401-122 Emergency procurements.

§ 401-123 Cancellation of invitations for bid or request for proposals.

§ 401-124 Responsibility of bidders and offerers.

§ 401-125 Prequalification of suppliers.

§ 401-126 Security.

§ 401-127 Withdrawal of bids.

§ 401-128 Types of contracts.

§ 401-129 Approval of accounting system.

§ 401-130 Multi-term contracts.

§ 401-131 Right to inspect facilities of contractors and subcontractors .

§ 401-132 Right to audit records.

§ 401-133 Finality of determination.

§ 401-134 Reporting of anticompetitive practices.

§ 401-135 Retention of procurement records.

§ 401-136 Record of procurement actions.

§ 401-137 Real property acquisition and disposition.

§ 401-138 Acquiring real property.

§ 401-139 Disposing of real property.

§ 401-140 Specifications.

§ 401-141 Modification and termination of contracts for supplies and services.

§ 401-142 Cost principles.

§ 401-143 Intergovernmental relations.

§ 401-144 Supply of personnel, information, and technical services.

§ 401-145 Review of procurement requirements.

§ 401-146 Contract controversies.

§ 401-147 Legal and contractual remedies.

§ 401-148 Authority to debar or suspend.

§ 401-149 Assistance to minority and women-owned business enterprises; federal assistance or contract procurement requirements.

§ 401-150 Duties of Chief Procurement Officer regarding MBEs/WBEs.

§ 401-151 Discretionary duties of Chief Procurement Officer regarding MBEs/WBEs.

§ 401-152 Compliance with federal requirements.

§ 401-153 Certification of MBEs/WBEs.

§ 401-154 Bona fide MBEs/WBEs.

§ 401-155 Reporting.

§ 401-156 Bidder responsibilities and compliance.

§ 401-157 Sanctions.

§ 401-158 Ethics in contracting and purchasing.

§ 401-159 General standards of ethical conduct.

§ 401-160 Criminal sanctions.

Article X Property Management Procedures

§ 401-161 General statement of policy.

§ 401-162 General provisions.

§ 401-163 Effective date.

§ 401-164 Final determinations.

§ 401-165 Public access to property management information.

§ 401-166 Appointment, tenure and removal of Property Manager.

§ 401-167 Authority of Property Manager.

§ 401-168 Delegation of authority.

§ 401-169 Managing physical assets.

§ 401-170 Lease rates.

§ 401-171 Lease increases.

§ 401-172 Leasing.

§ 401-173 Leasing information.

§ 401-174 Lease renewals.

§ 401-175 Property management systems.

§ 401-176 Collection policy.

§ 401-177 Lease roll.

§ 401-178 Eviction.

§ 401-179 Financial reporting and controls.

§ 401-180 Safeguarding assets.

Article XI Trust Fund Management Policy

§ 401-181 General statement of policy.

§ 401-182 General provisions.

§ 401-183 Applicability.

§ 401-184 Definitions.

§ 401-185 Authority.

§ 401-186 Delegation.

§ 401-187 Authority of Trust Fund Advisory Committee.

§ 401-188 Public access, information and outreach.

§ 401-189 Prudence and ethical standards.

§ 401-190 Investment policy.

§ 401-191 Expenditures.

§ 401-192 Funding for social service agencies.

§ 401-193 Trust fund procedures.

§ 401-194 Organization.

§ 401-195 Trust fund administration.

§ 401-196 Outreach.

§ 401-197 Enforcement.

§ 401-198 Reporting.

Article XII Municipal Vehicle Procedure

§ 401-199 General policy.

§ 401-200 General procedures for use of vehicles.

§ 401-201 Vehicle replacement procedure.

§ 401-202 Personal use of municipal vehicles.

Article XIII Volunteer Procedures

§ 401-203 General statement of policy.

§ 401-204 General purpose.

§ 401-205 Effective date.

§ 401-206 Final determinations.

§ 401-207 Public access to property information.

§ 401-208 Appointment, tenure and removal of Volunteer Coordinator.

§ 401-209 Types of volunteers.

§ 401-210 Authority of Volunteer Coordinator.

§ 401-211 Centralization of Volunteer Coordinator authority.

§ 401-212 Delegation of authority.

§ 401-213 Duties of Town Attorney.

§ 401-214 Privacy and information.

§ 401-215 Recruitment, selection and training.

§ 401-216 Termination.

§ 401-217 Responsibilities of volunteers.

§ 401-218 Responsibilities of host department.

§ 401-219 Liability.