Village of Montour Falls, NY
Schuyler County
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[Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Montour Falls 4-7-2016 by L.L. No. 3-2016. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The following specific procurement policy is intended to apply only to goods and services where the Village wishes to make procurements under General Municipal Law (GML) § 103(1) through the basis of best value and/or under GML § 103(16) through the basis of best value and procurements let by other governmental entities, including the United States or any agency thereof, the State of New York and any political subdivision thereof, in a manner consistent with GML § 103.
A. 
Many local governments have been approached by vendors offering goods and services under contracts, and in some cases, vendors have asserted that the contract falls within the exception in GML§ 103(1). Pursuant to GML§ 103(1) and the New York Municipal Home Rule Law, the following must be present in order for GML § 103(1) to apply to specific contracts approved by the Village, which would otherwise be subject to public bidding, but for this chapter:
(1) 
The contract must be a purchase contract (including contracts for service work, but excluding any purchase contracts necessary for the completion of a public works contract pursuant to Article 8 of the Labor Law).
(2) 
The contract must have been let to the lowest responsible bidder or on the basis of best value in a manner consistent with this section.
(3) 
The contract must be consistent with GML§ 103.
B. 
Many local governments have been approached by vendors offering goods and services under other government contracts, and in some cases, vendors have asserted that the contract falls within the exception in GML§ 103(16). Pursuant to GML§ 103(16) and the New York Municipal Home Rule Law, the following must be present in order for GML § 103(16) to apply to specific contracts approved by the Village, which would otherwise be subject to public bidding, but for this chapter:
(1) 
The contract must be let by the United States or any agency thereof, the State of New York or any political subdivision or district therein.
(2) 
The contract must have been made available for use by other governmental entities.
(3) 
The contract must have been let to the lowest responsible bidder or on the basis of best value in a manner consistent with this section.
(4) 
The contract must be consistent with GML § 103.
This chapter shall take effect upon adoption.