Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 112130
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File Number: 112130 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-1008-11 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: PURCHASING PROCESS UNDER $10,000.00 Introduced: 10/12/2011
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 11/15/2011
Agenda Date: 11/15/2011 Agenda Item Number: 11A5
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING COUNTY MAYOR OR MAYOR’S DESIGNEE TO REVIEW COUNTY’S PROCESS FOR SMALL PURCHASES UNDER $10,000.00 AND PROCESS FOR LEASING COUNTY VEHICLES IN ORDER TO RECOMMEND CHANGES TO SUCH PROCESSES THAT WOULD MAKE PURCHASING AND LEASING MORE EFFICIENT AND THAT WOULD SAVE TAXPAYER DOLLARS, AND TO SUBMIT WRITTEN REPORT TO THIS BOARD ON SUCH RESULTS AND RECOMMENDATION WITHIN 60 DAYS OF EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS RESOLUTION
Indexes: PURCHASING
Sponsors: Rebeca Sosa, Prime Sponsor
  Sally A. Heyman, Prime Sponsor
Sunset Provision: No Effective Date: Expiration Date:
Registered Lobbyist: None Listed


Legislative History

Acting Body Date Agenda Item Action Sent To Due Date Returned Pass/Fail

Board of County Commissioners 11/15/2011 11A5 Adopted P

Internal Mgmt. & Fiscal Responsibility Committee 10/25/2011 2F Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P
REPORT: Assistant County Attorney Jess McCarty read the foregoing proposed resolution into the record. Hearing no questions or comments, the Committee proceeded to vote on the foregoing proposed resolution as presented.

County Attorney 10/12/2011 Referred Internal Mgmt. & Fiscal Responsibility Committee 10/25/2011

County Attorney 10/12/2011 Assigned Monica Rizo 10/12/2011

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION DIRECTING COUNTY MAYOR OR MAYOR’S DESIGNEE TO REVIEW COUNTY’S PROCESS FOR SMALL PURCHASES UNDER $10,000.00 AND PROCESS FOR LEASING COUNTY VEHICLES IN ORDER TO RECOMMEND CHANGES TO SUCH PROCESSES THAT WOULD MAKE PURCHASING AND LEASING MORE EFFICIENT AND THAT WOULD SAVE TAXPAYER DOLLARS, AND TO SUBMIT WRITTEN REPORT TO THIS BOARD ON SUCH RESULTS AND RECOMMENDATION WITHIN 60 DAYS OF EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS RESOLUTION

BODY

WHEREAS, it is a stated policy of Miami-Dade County to obtain the best value for the taxpayers’ dollars; and
WHEREAS, in these difficult economic times, it is imperative that the County obtain the lowest possible price for all purchases of goods and services, and in particular, small purchases under $10,000.00 and the leasing of County vehicles; and
WHEREAS, this Board previously approved Resolution No. R-737-09, which granted members of the Board of County Commissioner the authorization and flexibility to seek out the most competitive price for goods and services not exceeding $10,000.00 and to make such purchases with discretionary spending account and office budget funds without having to comply with the requirements of Administrative Order 3-38 or the Department of Procurement Management’s Guidelines; and
WHEREAS, the County has a duty and obligation to review its procurement and purchasing processes with respect to small purchases under $10,000.00 and the leasing of County vehicles that are made by the County administration using other County funds in order to ensure that taxpayers’ are obtaining such goods and services at the lowest possible price,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board hereby directs the County Mayor or Mayor’s designee to review the County’s processes for making small purchases under $10,000.00 and for leasing County vehicles in order to recommend changes to such processes that would make the purchasing of goods and services under $10,000 and the leasing of County vehicles more efficient and that would save taxpayer dollars, and directs the County Mayor or Mayor’s designee to submit a written report to this Board with the results of such review and the Mayor’s or Mayor’s designee’s recommendation within sixty (60) days of the effective date of this resolution.



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