City of Fitchburg, MA
Worcester County
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[Adopted as §§ 5-1 through 5-12 of the 1965 Code]
[Amended 6-20-2017 by Ord. No. 176-2017]
All contracts and proposals for procurement for the City of Fitchburg shall be conducted by the Chief Procurement Officer, in accordance with Massachusetts General Law for all goods, services, design services and construction services.
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 21-3, Requirement for bond to be in advertisement for certain proposals, and § 21-4, Instructions to bidders, were repealed 6-20-2017 by Ord. No. 176-2017.
[Amended 6-20-2017 by Ord. No. 176-2017]
It shall be the duty of the department head, board or officer requisitioning a procurement to prepare complete written specifications and, if deficient, shall provide comment and instruction to the department head.
[Amended 6-20-2017 by Ord. No. 176-2017]
All securities filed with the bid shall be retained by the Chief Procurement Officer in accordance with the terms of the procurement until the execution of the contract and the delivery of the bond, if any. The original bond accompanying the contract shall be filed in the office of the City Treasurer, who shall retain the bond until the contract has been performed in all respects.
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 21-7, Duplicate copies of proposals, § 21-8, Consideration of criteria, § 21-9, Failure to comply with proposal instructions, and § 21-10, Bid retention period, were repealed 6-20-2017 by Ord. No. 176-2017.
[Amended 6-3-2014 by Ord. No. 100-2014]
All contracts entered into by the City or any department, board or officer thereof shall either be prepared by or submitted to the City Solicitor for his or her written approval thereon prior to their execution by the department head, board or officer. No contract shall be executed unless and until so approved.
Every contract executed by the City shall be executed at least in quadruplicate, one copy of which shall be retained by the department, board or officer executing same, one copy filed with the City Clerk, one copy with the City Auditor and the fourth copy delivered to the other contracting party.
[Amended 6-3-2014 by Ord. No. 100-2014]
All written contracts require the signature or approval of the Mayor. He or she shall not sign or approve the same unless and until all other contracting parties and department heads or officers have duly executed the contract.