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HomeMy WebLinkAboutRes 051303-L-2 - Vendor Purchase AgmtRESOLUTION O !' RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO A LOCAL COOPERATIVE ORGANIZATION PURCHASING AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY OF TEMPLE, TEXAS TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO CONTRACTS WITH VENDORS FOR THE PURCHASE OF MATERIALS, SUPPLIES, SERVICES, OR EQUIPMENT; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, a local government is allowed to participate in a cooperative purchasing program with another local government or with a local cooperative organization in order to provide access to contracts with vendors for the purchase of materials, supplies, services, or equipment (TEX LOCAL Gov'T CODE § § 271,101-.102); and WHEREAS, the City of Georgetown desires to sign an agreement with the City of Temple for such cooperative purchasing; and WHEREAS, the contract will comply with the terms of Section 271.102 of the Texas Local Government Code and the cities will each agree to: (1) designate a person to act under the direction of, and on behalf of, the city in all matters relating to the program; (2) make payments either to the city or directly to a vendor; and (3) address each city's responsibility for a vendor's compliance with provisions relating to the quality of items and terms of delivery; and; WHEREAS, TEX. LOCAL Gov'T CODE § 271.102(c) states that a local government that purchases goods or services under the Cooperative Purchasing Program provisions satisfies any state law requiring the local government to seek competitive bids for the purchase of the goods or services; and WHEREAS, it is anticipated that entering into a cooperative purchasing agreement with the City of Temple will beneficial to both cities by being more efficient and affording greater opportunities to cut costs through quantitative purchasing. RESOLVEDNOW THEREFORE, LET IT BE BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, Section 1. The City Manager is authorized to enter into a cooperative purchasing agreement with the City of Temple, Texas that is in compliance with the provisions of TEX LOCAL GOv'T CODE § § 271,101 -.102. Resolution No. 051 . 4 � Cooperative Purchasing Agreement with City of Temple, Texas Page 1 of 2 Section 2. It is officially found and determined that the meeting at which this Resolution was passed was open to the public as required by law. Section 3. This Resolution shall take effect immediately upon its passage. RESOLVED, on the /2�� - day of t , 2003 CITY OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS : teary Nelon, Mayor ATTEST Sandra Lee, City Approved as to Form: C1 atricia E. Carls, Brown & Carls, LLP City Attorney Resolution No. / � 4 Cooperative Purchasing Agreement with City of Temple, Texas Page 2 of 2