§ 21.19.

CONTRACT TERMS – GUARANTEED MAXIMUM COSTS

All contracts entered into on behalf of the City for Commodities or Services to be purchased at the expense of the City shall contain a paragraph stating all of the following:

a.

The City’s obligation hereunder shall not at any time exceed the amount certified by the Controller for the purpose and period stated in such certification.

b.

Except as may be provided by laws governing emergency procedures, officers and employees of the City are not authorized to request, and the City is not required to reimburse the Contractor for, Commodities or Services beyond the agreed upon contract scope unless the changed scope is authorized by amendment and approved as required by law.

c.

Officers and employees of the City are not authorized to offer or promise, nor is the City required to honor, any offered or promised additional funding in excess of the maximum amount of funding for which the contract is certified without certification of the additional amount by the Controller.

d.

The Controller is not authorized to make payments on any contract for which funds have not been certified as available in the budget or by supplemental appropriation.

History

(Added by Ord. 156-99, File No. 990743, App. 6/2/99)

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