Bill No.
23-15
Concerning: Contracts - Local Small
Business
Reserve
Program
Amendments
Revised: May
19. 2015
Draft No.
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Introduced:
May
21. 2015
Enacted:
September
15. 2015
Executive:
September
24. 2015
Effective:
December
24. 2015
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Laws of Mont. Co.
2015
COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
Lead
Sponsor: Council President at the request of the County Executive
AN ACT
to:
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to modify the types of contracts subject to the Local Small Business Reserve Program;
amend the definition of a local small business under the Local Small Business Reserve
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Program;
(3)
change the reporting dates; and
(4)
generally amend the law regarding the Local Small Business Reserve Program.
By amending
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 11 B, Contracts and Procurement
Sections l lB-65, 1lB-66, 1lB-67, and 1lB-69
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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:
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Sec.1. Sections llB-65, llB-66, llB-67, and llB-69 are amended as
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Article XV. Local Small Business Reserve Program
llB-65. Definitions.
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this Article the following words have the meanings indicated.
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Local Small Business
means a for-profit business, other than a broker,
that:
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[generates a significant amount of economic activity] has its
principal place of business in the County;
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is independently owned and operated;
is not a subsidiary of another business; and
meets criteria, size limits, and gross sales amounts established by
method 2 regulations.
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llB-66. Local Small Business Reserve Program.
The total dollar value of procurements by a using department does not
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a public entity [or emergency] procurement;
an emergency procurement;
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any waiver made under Section 11B-67(f);
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any procurement where no local small business is qualified
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or able to perform the contract; or
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any single procurement that is estimated to exceed $10
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llB-67. Procedures.
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A local small business is no longer eligible for a procurement under this
Article if the business has been awarded $10 million in the aggregate in
County contracts and at least 10 separate contracts, as either a prime
contractor or a subcontractor, [since] beginning January 1, 2006. The
Director must provide written notice to the business when it is no longer
eligible.
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llB-69. Reports.
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By [September] October 30 each year, each using department must
submit to the Director a report on the number, type, and dollar amount of
contracts issued under this Article.
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By November 30 each year, the Director must report to the Council on
the Local Small Business Reserve Program. This report must include the
number, type, and dollar amount of contracts awarded under this Article
during the preceding fiscal year, the number, type, and dollar amount of
each waiver, information about how these numbers have changed from
the preceding fiscal year, and the extent of outreach efforts.
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George Leventhal, President, County Council
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This is a correct copy ofCouncil action.
Linda M. Lauer, Clerk of the Council
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