A by-law to amend By-law 30-2018 being a by-law to govern the procurement and disposal of goods and services.
Whereas, the Council of the Regional Corporation enacted By-law 30-2018 on July 1, 2018, to govern the procurement and disposal of goods and services;
AND whereas, the Council of the Regional Corporation on January 9, 2020 passed By-law 4-2020 and on February 27, 2020 passed By-law 16-2020, to amend By-law 30-2018;
AND whereas, the Council of the Regional Corporation has by resolution passed on May 13, 2021 authorized the enactment of the by-law herein to further amend By-law 30-2018;
Now therefore, the Council of the Regional Corporation enacts as follows:
Notwithstanding anything in this By-law, the Chief Financial Officer is authorized to increase and/or extend existing contracts procured through a competitive process, so as to increase the cumulative value by an amount of up to $250,000 excluding applicable taxes, where the Chief Financial Officer deems it reasonably necessary to do so in order to carry on the business of the Region due to the impact of the COVID 19 pandemic, during the period of the Regionally declared emergency, as well as such reasonable period of time thereafter as deemed necessary in the opinion of the Chief Financial Officer to address any continuing after effects of the emergency on Regional procurement.
Read three times and passed in open Council this 13th day of May, 2021.
Deputy Regional Clerk