Sen. Linda Holmes

Filed: 4/5/2018





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 2328 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Local Government Professional Services
5Selection Act is amended by changing Section 8 as follows:
6    (50 ILCS 510/8)  (from Ch. 85, par. 6408)
7    Sec. 8. Emergencies; services under $50,000 Waiver of
9    (a) A political subdivision may waive the requirements of
10Sections 4, 5, and 6 if it determines, by resolution, that an
11emergency situation exists and a firm must be selected in an
12expeditious manner, or the cost of architectural, engineering,
13and land surveying services for the project is expected to be
14less than $25,000.
15    (b) A political subdivision may develop an alternative
16process to the requirements of Sections 4, 5, and 6 for



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1services costing at least $25,000 but less than $50,000. The
2alternative process shall establish guidelines for selection
3based on demonstrated competence and qualifications to perform
4the type of services required followed by a negotiation of the
5fee at a price determined by the political subdivision to be
6fair and reasonable after considering the estimated value, the
7scope, the complexity, and the nature of the services.
8(Source: P.A. 87-1034.)".