City of Hampton, Virginia
Ordinance - Coded
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, VA 23669
Enactment Number: 08-0024
An ordinance to amend Chapter 2,
Article XIV, of the Code of the City of Hampton entitled Procurement
Office" to add a new Section 2-341 to allow for a prequalification process
Sec. 2-341 Prequalification of bidders or offerors.
(a) The chief procurement officer or his
designee is authorized to prequalify bidders or offerors prior to any
solicitation of bids or proposals in accordance with the procedure set forth in
Code of Virginia, 2.2-4317(B), whether for goods, services, insurance or
construction, by requiring prospective bidders or offerors to submit such
information as the chief procurement officer or his designee shall deem
appropriate, including samples, financial reports, and references; provided,
however, that the opportunity to prequalify shall be given to any prospective
bidder or offeror who has not been suspended or debarred from bidding or
submitting proposals for city contracts.
(b) The chief procurement officer or his
designee may refuse to prequalify any prospective contractor in accordance with
the provisions of Code of Virginia, 2.2-4317(B), provided that written reason
for such refusal to prequalify shall be made a part of the record in each case.
The decision of the chief procurement officer or his designee shall be final.
(c) Prequalification of a bidder or offeror
shall not constitute a conclusive determination that the bidder or offeror is a
responsible bidder or offeror as defined in Virginia Code Section 2.2-4301, and
such bidder or offeror may be rejected as nonresponsible on the basis of
subsequently discovered information.
(d) Failure of a bidder or offeror to
prequalify with respect to a given procurement shall not bar the bidder or
offeror from seeking prequalification as to future procurements or from bidding
on procurements which do not require prequalification.
the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia held
on December 17, 2008.
Signed by ____________________________ Date
Molly Joseph Ward, Mayor
Attested by ____________________________ Date _________________
Katherine K. Glass
Clerk of the Council