The General Manager of the Public Utilities Commission may waive the requirements of this Chapter where the Contractor or Subcontractor is providing to or on behalf of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission services relating to:
The provision, conveyance or transmission of wholesale or bulk water, electricity or natural gas; or
Ancillary requirements such as spinning reserve, voltage control, or loading scheduling, as required for ensuring reliable services in accordance with good utility practice; provided, however:
The purchase of such services may not practically be accomplished through the City’s standard competitive bidding procedures; and
The Contractor or Subcontractor is not providing direct, retail services to end users within the geographic boundaries of the City.
(Added by Ord. 116-01, File No. 010848, App. 5/31/2001)