Sec. 18-150. Title; purposes.
(a) This ordinance may be cited as the Lynchburg Public Procurement Act.
(b) The purpose of this ordinance is to supplement the provisions of the Virginia Public Procurement Act (the Act) by enunciating the city's policies pertaining to governmental procurement from nongovernmental sources, to encourage competition among vendors and contractors, to provide for the fair and equitable treatment of all persons involved in public purchasing by this city, to maximize the purchasing value of public funds in procurement so that high quality goods and services may be obtained at the lowest possible price and to increase public confidence in procurement practices by providing safeguards for maintaining a procurement system of quality and integrity. (Ord. No. O-82-262, § 1, 12-14-82; Ord. No. O-85-002, § 1, 1-8-85)
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