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File #: O-21-59   
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 4/19/2021 In control: Finance & Government Operations Committee
Final action: 6/7/2021
Enactment date: 6/15/2021 Enactment #: O-2021-013
Title: Amending Chapter 14, Article 7, Part 2, Section 1 Paragraph B Of The Revised Ordinances Of Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1994, The Professional Services Ordinance (Benton, Gibson)
Attachments: 1. O-59, 2. O-59final
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
6/15/2021 City Clerk Published  Action details
6/14/2021 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
6/11/2021 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
6/7/2021 City Council PassedPass Action details
5/17/2021 City Council Accepted with a Recommendation Do Pass  Action details
5/10/2021 Finance & Government Operations Committee Sent to Council with a recommendation of Do PassPass Action details
4/19/2021 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
4/19/2021 President Referred  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. O-21-59 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton and Diane Gibson


ORDINANCE
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Amending Chapter 14, Article 7, Part 2, Section 1 Paragraph B Of The Revised Ordinances Of Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1994, The Professional Services Ordinance (Benton, Gibson)
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AMENDING CHAPTER 14, ARTICLE 7, PART 2, SECTION 1 PARAGRAPH B OF THE REVISED ORDINANCES OF ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, 1994, THE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES ORDINANCE.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
SECTION 1. FINDINGS
The City Council finds that:
(A) To Conform to the standards established in the Federal Brooks Act the City of Albuquerque's process for the procurement of Architectural and Engineering Professional Services Contracts, is governed by the Professional Services Ordinance ?? 14-7-2-1. The Ordinance regulates the solicitation and execution of Architectural and Engineering Professional Services Contracts for the City of Albuquerque, valued at over $25,000.
(B) The $25,000 price ceiling in the Professional Services Ordinance, using a 1980 baseline (the approximate era the Ordinance was created), has the value of $7,000 in the current market for Architectural and Engineering Services. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the cost inflation for Architectural and Engineering Professional Services Contracts was 396% between 1980 and 2020. As a result, small quantity low value task orders must proceed through the lengthy Selection Advisory Committee Process or are assigned to on-call contracts, meant for medium size work orders, consuming finite quantities on those contracts.
(C) To adjust for price inflation and provide space for near term future price increases the value of Architectural and Engineering Professional Services Contracts should be adjusted.
SECTION 2. ?? 14-7-2-7 PROMULGATION OF RULES AND REG...

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