If any party or parties to whom a contract has been awarded participates in collusion with any representative of the City or any other party or parties in the submission of any Offer or for the purpose of preventing an offer from being made, or in knowingly receiving preferential treatment by any officer or employee of the City, then any contract so awarded, if not completed, may be declared null and void by the Board of Supervisors on the recommendation of the Contracting Officer, and the Contracting Officer shall thereupon reissue a Solicitation for the uncompleted portion of such contract. If the work under such contract shall have been completed, the matter shall be referred to the City Attorney for such action as may be necessary. Any party or parties determined to have participated in such collusion shall be deemed an irresponsible Contractor.
(Added by Ord. 156-99, File No. 990743, App. 6/2/99)