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MUNICIPALITIES
(65 ILCS 5/) Illinois Municipal Code.

65 ILCS 5/Art. 8 Div. 10

 
    (65 ILCS 5/Art. 8 Div. 10 heading)
DIVISION 10. PURCHASING AND PUBLIC
WORKS CONTRACTS IN CITIES OF
MORE THAN 500,000

65 ILCS 5/8-10-1

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-1) (from Ch. 24, par. 8-10-1)
    Sec. 8-10-1. This division shall be known and is hereafter designated as "Municipal purchasing act for cities of 500,000 or more population."
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-2

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-2) (from Ch. 24, par. 8-10-2)
    Sec. 8-10-2. In addition to all the rights, powers, privileges, duties, and obligations conferred thereon elsewhere in this division or any other Acts, all cities of 500,000 or more population shall have the rights, powers and privileges and shall be subject to the duties and obligations conferred thereon by this Division 10.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-2.5

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-2.5)
    Sec. 8-10-2.5. Airports. This Division 10 applies to purchase orders and contracts relating to airports owned or operated by a municipality of more than 500,000 population.
(Source: P.A. 89-405, eff. 11-8-95.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-3

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-3) (from Ch. 24, par. 8-10-3)
    Sec. 8-10-3. (a) Except as otherwise herein provided, all purchase orders or contracts of whatever nature, for labor, services or work, the purchase, lease, or sale of personal property, materials, equipment or supplies, involving amounts in excess of $10,000, made by or on behalf of any such municipality, shall be let by free and open competitive bidding after advertisement, to the lowest responsible bidder, or in the appropriate instance, to the highest responsible bidder, depending upon whether such municipality is to expend or to receive money. All such purchase orders or contracts, as defined above, which shall involve amounts of $10,000, or less, shall be let in the manner described above whenever practicable, except that such purchase orders or contracts may be let in the open market in a manner calculated to insure the best interests of the public, after solicitation of bids by mail, telephone, or otherwise. The provisions of this Section are subject to any contrary provision contained in "An Act concerning the use of Illinois mined coal in certain plants and institutions", filed July 13, 1937, as heretofore and hereafter amended.
    (b) The corporate authorities of a municipality may by ordinance provide that contracts to provide goods and services to the municipality contain a provision requiring the contractor and its affiliates to collect and remit Illinois Use Tax on all sales of tangible personal property into the State of Illinois in accordance with the provisions of the Illinois Use Tax Act, and municipal use tax on all sales of tangible personal property into the municipality in accordance with a municipal ordinance authorized by Section 8-11-6 or 8-11-1.5, during the term of the contract or for some other specified period, regardless of whether the contractor or affiliate is a "retailer maintaining a place of business within this State" as defined in Section 2 of the Use Tax Act. The provision may state that if the requirement is not met, the contract may be terminated by the municipality, and the contractor may be subject to such other penalties or the exercise of such remedies as may be stated in the contract or the ordinance adopted under this Section. An ordinance adopted under this Section may contain exceptions for emergencies or other circumstances when the exception is in the best interest of the public. For purposes of this Section, the term "affiliate" means any entity that (1) directly, indirectly, or constructively controls another entity, (2) is directly, indirectly, or constructively controlled by another entity, or (3) is subject to the control of a common entity. For purposes of this subsection (b), an entity controls another entity if it owns, directly or individually, more than 10% of the voting securities of that entity. As used in this subsection (b), the term "voting security" means a security that (1) confers upon the holder the right to vote for the election of members of the board of directors or similar governing body of the business or (2) is convertible into, or entitles the holder to receive upon its exercise, a security that confers such a right to vote. A general partnership interest is a voting security.
(Source: P.A. 93-25, eff. 6-20-03.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-4

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-4) (from Ch. 24, par. 8-10-4)
    Sec. 8-10-4. Contracts which by their nature are not adapted to award by competitive bidding, such as but not limited to contracts for the services of individuals possessing a high degree of professional skill where the ability or fitness of the individual plays an important part, contracts for supplies, materials, parts or equipment which are available only from a single source, contracts for printing of finance committee pamphlets, comptroller's estimates, and departmental reports, contracts for the printing or engraving of bonds, water certificates, tax warrants and other evidences of indebtedness, contracts for utility services such as water, light, heat, telephone or telegraph, and contracts for the purchase of magazines, books, periodicals and similar articles of an educational or instructional nature, and the binding of such magazine, books, periodicals, pamphlets, reports and similar articles shall not be subject to the competitive bidding requirements of this Article. The purchasing agent hereinafter provided for is hereby expressly authorized to procure from any federal, state or local governmental unit or agency thereof such materials, supplies, commodities or equipment as may be made available through the operation of any legislation heretofore or hereafter enacted without conforming to the competitive bidding requirements of this Division 10. Regular employment contracts in the municipal service, whether with respect to the classified service or otherwise, shall not be subject to the provisions of this Division 10, nor shall this Division 10 be applicable to the granting or issuance pursuant to powers conferred by laws, ordinances or resolutions, of franchises, licenses, permits or other authorizations by the corporate authorities of the municipality, or by departments, offices, institutions, boards, commissions, agencies or other instrumentalities thereof, nor to contracts or transactions, other than the sale or lease of personal property, pursuant to which the municipality is the recipient of money. The purchasing agent may sell or cause to be loaned with proper surety, materials common only to the municipal water distribution system, to such corporations and individuals, upon a proper showing that they are unable to obtain such materials for the purpose of obtaining water from the water system, or while awaiting shipment from manufacturers or vendors of such material, provided, that proper charges for the sale of such material shall be made to such extent as to save the municipality from monetary losses in such transactions.
(Source: Laws 1967, p. 3599.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-5

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-5) (from Ch. 24, par. 8-10-5)
    Sec. 8-10-5. In the case of an emergency affecting the public health or safety, so declared by the corporate authorities of the municipality at a meeting thereof duly convened, which declaration shall require the affirmative vote of a majority of all the members thereof and shall set forth the nature of the danger to the public health or safety, contracts may be let to the extent necessary to resolve such emergency without public advertisement. The resolution or ordinance in which such declaration is embodied shall fix the date upon which such emergency shall terminate, which date may be extended or abridged by the corporate authorities as in their judgment the circumstances require.
    The purchasing agent hereinafter provided for, may purchase or may authorize in writing any agency of such municipal government or of the institutions, boards or commissions thereof, if any, to purchase in the open market without filing requisition or estimate therefor, and without advertisement, any supplies, materials or equipment, for immediate delivery to meet bona fide operating emergencies where the amount thereof is not in excess of $40,000. A full written account of any such emergency together with a requisition for the materials, supplies or equipment required therefor shall be submitted immediately to the purchasing agent and shall be open to public inspection for a period of at least one year subsequent to the date of such emergency purchase. The exercise of the authority herein vested in the purchasing agent in respect to purchases for such bona fide operating emergencies shall not be dependent upon a declaration of emergency by the corporate authorities under the first paragraph of this section.
(Source: P.A. 81-1376.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-6

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-6) (from Ch. 24, par. 8-10-6)
    Sec. 8-10-6. The responsible head of each major department, office, institution, board, commission, agency or instrumentality of such municipal government shall certify in writing to the purchasing agent the names of such officers or employees who shall be exclusively authorized to sign requests for purchase for such respective department, office, institution, board, commission, agency or instrumentality, and all requests for purchase shall be void unless executed by such certified officers or employees and approved by the purchasing agent.
    Except as to emergency contracts authorized by Section 8-10-5, no undertaking involving amounts in excess of $10,000 shall be split into parts, by the requisitioning agent or otherwise, so as to produce amounts of $10,000 or less, for the purpose of avoiding the provisions of this Division 10.
    The term "responsible head" as used herein shall, in the case of the corporate authorities of the municipality, be such member, members, or committee thereof as shall be designated by appropriate resolution or order adopted by such corporate authorities.
(Source: P.A. 81-1376.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-7

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-7) (from Ch. 24, par. 8-10-7)
    Sec. 8-10-7. All proposals to award purchase orders or contracts involving amounts in excess of $10,000 shall be published at least 10 days, excluding Sundays and legal holidays, in advance of the date announced for the receiving of bids, in a secular English language daily newspaper of general circulation throughout such municipality and shall simultaneously be posted on readily accessible bulletin boards in the office of the purchasing agent. Nothing contained in this section shall be construed to prohibit the purchasing agent from placing additional announcements in recognized trade journals. Advertisements for bids shall describe the character of the proposed contract or agreement in sufficient detail to enable the bidders thereon to know what their obligations will be, either in the advertisement itself, or by reference to detailed plans and specifications on file at the time of the publication of the first announcement. Such advertisement shall also state the date, time and place assigned for the opening of bids, and no bids shall be received at any time subsequent to the time indicated in the announcement. However, an extension of time may be granted for the opening of such bids upon publication in a secular English newspaper of general circulation throughout such municipality of the date to which the bid opening has been extended. The time of the bid extension opening shall not be less than 5 days after the publication thereof, Sundays and legal holidays excluded.
    Cash, cashier's check, a certified check, a comptroller's certificate of moneys owed the particular vendor, or a bid bond with adequate surety approved by the purchasing agent as a deposit of good faith, in a reasonable amount, but not in excess of 10% of the contract amount may be required of each bidder by the purchasing agent on all bids involving amounts in excess of $10,000 and, if so required, the advertisement for bids shall so specify.
(Source: P.A. 84-1269.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-8

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-8) (from Ch. 24, par. 8-10-8)
    Sec. 8-10-8. Any agreement or collusion among bidders or prospective bidders in restraint of freedom of competition by agreement to bid a fixed price, or otherwise, shall render the bids of such bidders void. Each bidder shall accompany his bid with a sworn statement, or otherwise swear or affirm, that he has not been a party to any such agreement. Any disclosure in advance of the opening of bids, of the terms of the bids submitted in response to an advertisement, made or permitted by the purchasing agent shall render the proceedings void and shall require re-advertisement and re-award.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-8.5

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-8.5)
    Sec. 8-10-8.5. Disclosure. Each person submitting a bid or proposal in relation to any contract in excess of $10,000 under this Division 10, including contracts exempt from competitive bidding under Section 8-10-4 or 8-10-5, must disclose in his or her application the name of each individual having a beneficial interest of more than 7 1/2% in the enterprise and, if the person wishing to submit a bid or proposal is a corporation, the names of all its officers and directors. The person shall notify the municipality of any changes in its ownership or officers at the time such changes occur. In the case of emergency contracts under Section 8-10-5, disclosure under this Section shall be made within 14 days after the contract.
(Source: P.A. 89-405, eff. 11-8-95.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-9

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-9) (from Ch. 24, par. 8-10-9)
    Sec. 8-10-9. All sealed bids shall be publicly opened by the purchasing agent of such municipality, or by an officer or employee in the office of the purchasing agent duly authorized in writing by the purchasing agent to open such bids, and all such bids shall be open to public inspection in the office of the purchasing agent for a period of at least 48 hours before award is made.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-10

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-10) (from Ch. 24, par. 8-10-10)
    Sec. 8-10-10. The award of any contract involving amounts in excess of $10,000 shall be made by the purchasing agent to the lowest or highest responsible bidder as provided in Section 8-10-3. Every contract involving amounts in excess of $10,000 shall be signed by the mayor or his duly designated agent, by the comptroller and by the purchasing agent, respectively, of such municipality. Each bid, with the name of the bidder, shall be entered on a record which record with the name of the successful bidder indicated thereon, shall, after award of contract, be open to public inspection in the office of the purchasing agent of such municipality.
    All purchase orders or contracts involving amounts of $10,000 or less shall be awarded by the purchasing agent to the lowest or highest responsible bidder as provided in Section 8-10-3 and shall be signed by the purchasing agent and by the comptroller.
    An official copy of each awarded purchase order or contract together with all necessary attachments thereto, including assignments and written consents thereto of the purchasing agent as authorized by Section 8-10-14, shall be retained by the purchasing agent in an appropriate file open to the public for such period of time after termination of contract during which action against the municipality might ensue under applicable laws of limitation. After such period such purchase orders, contracts and attachments may be destroyed by direction of the purchasing agent.
(Source: P.A. 81-1376.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-11

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-11) (from Ch. 24, par. 8-10-11)
    Sec. 8-10-11. In determining the responsibility of any bidder the purchasing agent may take into account other factors in addition to financial responsibility, such as past records of transactions with the bidder, experience, adequacy of equipment, ability to complete performance within a specified time limit and other pertinent considerations.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-12

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-12) (from Ch. 24, par. 8-10-12)
    Sec. 8-10-12. Any and all bids received in response to an advertisement may be rejected by the purchasing agent if the bidder is not deemed responsible, or the character or quality of the services, supplies, materials, equipment or labor does not conform to requirements or if the public interest may otherwise be served thereby.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-13

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-13) (from Ch. 24, par. 8-10-13)
    Sec. 8-10-13. Bond, with sufficient sureties, in such amount as shall be deemed adequate, not only to insure performance of contract in the time and manner prescribed in the contract, but also to save, indemnify, and keep harmless the municipality against all loss, damages, claims, liabilities, judgments, costs, and expenses which may in anywise accrue against the municipality in consequence of the granting of the contract, or which may in anywise result therefrom, may be required of each bidder upon contracts involving amounts in excess of $10,000 when, in the opinion of the purchasing agent, the public interests will be served thereby.
(Source: P.A. 81-1376.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-14

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-14) (from Ch. 24, par. 8-10-14)
    Sec. 8-10-14. No contract awarded to the lowest responsible bidder or to the highest responsible bidder, as the case may be, shall be assignable or sublet by the successful bidder without the written consent of the purchasing agent. In no event shall a contract or any part thereof be assigned or sublet to a bidder who had been declared not to be a responsible bidder in the consideration of bids submitted in response to advertisement for the particular contract.
(Source: Laws 1967, p. 3599.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-15

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-15) (from Ch. 24, par. 8-10-15)
    Sec. 8-10-15. In all municipalities within the purview of this Division 10, there shall be a purchasing agent who shall be appointed by the mayor by and with the consent of the corporate authorities of the municipality. The purchasing agent shall hold office for a term of 4 years and until his successor is appointed and qualified. Such purchasing agent may be removed from office for cause after public hearing before the corporate authorities at which hearing the purchasing agent with counsel shall be entitled to be heard. His salary shall be fixed by the corporate authorities and he shall be required to give bond, with adequate surety, for the faithful performance of his duties in an amount to be determined by the corporate authorities. He shall be exempt from the provisions of Division 1 of Article 10, relating to civil service, in any municipality which has or may hereafter adopt that Division 1. In making the appointment of the purchasing agent, the mayor and corporate authorities shall give due consideration to the executive experience and ability required for the proper and effective discharge of the duties of the office, and no person shall be appointed purchasing agent unless he has served for at least 3 years in a responsible executive capacity requiring knowledge of and experience in large scale purchasing activities.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-16

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-16) (from Ch. 24, par. 8-10-16)
    Sec. 8-10-16. The purchasing agent may appoint the necessary employees of his office in accordance with law. The number and salaries of such employees shall be fixed by the corporate authorities. The purchasing agent shall: (a) adopt, promulgate and from time to time revise rules and regulations for the proper conduct of his office; (b) constitute the sole agent of the municipality in contracting for labor, materials, services, or work, the purchase, lease, or sale of personal property, materials, equipment or supplies, in conformity with the provisions of this Division 10; (c) open all sealed bids; (d) determine the lowest or highest responsible bidder, as the case may be, as required by this Division 10, and purchase orders in conformity with this Division 10; (e) enforce written specifications describing standards established in conformity with this Division 10; (f) operate or require such physical, chemical or other tests as may be necessary to insure conformity to such specifications with respect to quality of materials; (g) exercise, or require, at central storerooms or otherwise, such control as may be necessary to insure conformity to contract provisions with respect to quantity; (h) distribute or cause to be distributed, to the various requisitioning agencies of such municipality, such supplies, materials or equipment, as may be purchased by him; (i) transfer materials, supplies and equipment to or between the various requisitioning agencies and to trade in, sell or dispose of such materials, supplies or equipment as may become surplus, obsolete or unusable; (j) control inventories and inventory records of all stocks of materials, supplies and equipment of common usage contained in any central or principal storeroom, stockyard or warehouse of such municipality; (k) assume such related activities as may be assigned to him from time to time by the mayor or the corporate authorities of such municipality, and (l) submit to the mayor of such municipality an annual report faithfully describing the activities of his office, which report shall be spread upon the official public records of the corporate authorities of such municipality or given comparable public distribution.
(Source: Laws 1967, p. 3599.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-17

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-17) (from Ch. 24, par. 8-10-17)
    Sec. 8-10-17. The corporate authorities of any such municipality may establish a revolving fund in such amount as may be necessary to enable the purchasing agent to purchase items of common usage in advance of immediate need, the revolving fund to be reimbursed from the annual appropriation of the requisitioning agencies. Neither the purchasing agent, nor any officer or employe of his office, nor any member of the board of standardization hereinafter provided for, shall be financially interested, directly or indirectly, in any purchase order or contract coming under the purview of his official duties. The above named officials and employes are expressly prohibited from accepting, directly or indirectly, from any person, company, firm or corporation to which any purchase order or contract may be awarded, any rebate, gift, money, or anything of value whatsoever. Any officer or employe, as above defined, convicted of violating this section, shall be guilty of a business offense and shall be fined not to exceed $10,000 and shall forfeit the right to his public office, trust or employment and shall be removed therefrom.
(Source: P.A. 77-2500.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-18

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-18) (from Ch. 24, par. 8-10-18)
    Sec. 8-10-18. No department, office, institution, commission, board, agency or instrumentality of any such municipality, or any officer or employe thereof, shall be empowered to execute any purchase order or contract as defined in Section 8-10-3 except as herein specifically authorized, but all such purchase orders or contracts shall be executed by the purchasing agent in conformity with the provisions of this Division 10.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-19

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-19) (from Ch. 24, par. 8-10-19)
    Sec. 8-10-19. In all municipalities to which the provisions of this Division 10 shall apply, there shall be a board of standardization, which board shall be composed of the purchasing agent for such municipality, who shall be chairman, and 6 other members who shall be appointed by the mayor of such municipality. Three of the members shall be responsible heads of a major office, department, institution, commission or board of such municipality and shall receive no compensation for their services on the board of standardization. The other 3 members may be officers or employees of the municipality but only those such members who are not officers or employees shall be entitled to receive such compensation as the corporate authorities may provide. Any member, excepting the purchasing agent, may deputize a proxy to act in his stead. The board of standardization shall meet at least once each 2 calendar months upon notification by the chairman at least 5 days in advance of the date announced for such meeting. Official action of the board shall require the vote of a majority of all members of the board. The chairman shall cause to be prepared a report faithfully describing the proceedings of each meeting, which report shall be transmitted to each member and shall be made available to the mayor and to the corporate authorities, respectively, of such municipality within 5 days, excluding Sundays and legal holidays, subsequent to the date of the meeting.
    The board of standardization shall: (a) classify the requirements of such municipality, including the departments, offices, institutions, commissions and boards thereof, with respect to supplies, materials, and equipment, of common usage, (b) adopt as standards, the smallest numbers of the various qualities, sizes and varieties of such supplies, materials and equipment as may be consistent with the efficient operation of such municipal government, and (c) prepare, adopt, promulgate, and from time to time revise, written specifications describing such standards.
    Specifications describing in detail the physical, chemical and other characteristics of supplies, material or equipment to be acquired by purchase order or contract shall be prepared by the board of standardization.
    In the preparation or revision of standard specifications the board of standardization shall solicit the advice, assistance and cooperation of the several requisitioning agencies and shall be empowered to consult such public or non-public laboratory or technical services as may be deemed expedient. After adoption, each standard specification shall, until rescinded, apply alike in terms and effect to every purchase or contract for the purchase of any commodity, material, supply or equipment and shall be made available to the public upon request.
(Source: Laws 1967, p. 3599.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-20

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-20) (from Ch. 24, par. 8-10-20)
    Sec. 8-10-20. Official ordinances in conformity with the provisions of this Division 10 shall be adopted by formal action of the corporate authorities of such municipality and shall be published for the information of the public.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-21

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-21) (from Ch. 24, par. 8-10-21)
    Sec. 8-10-21. Any purchase order or contract executed in violation of this Division 10 shall be null and void as to the municipality and if public funds shall have been expended thereupon the amount thereof may be recovered in the name of the municipality in an appropriate action instituted therefor.
    An official who knowingly and intentionally lets a contract in violation of the competitive bid requirements of this Division 10 forfeits his or her office.
(Source: P.A. 89-405, eff. 11-8-95.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-22

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-22) (from Ch. 24, par. 8-10-22)
    Sec. 8-10-22. Nothing contained in this Division 10 shall be deemed to apply to the letting of contracts and accepting of bids for the construction of local improvements pursuant to Division 2 of Article 9.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-23

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-23) (from Ch. 24, par. 8-10-23)
    Sec. 8-10-23. The comptroller of each municipality to which this Division 10 applies shall conduct audits of all expenditures incident to all purchase orders and contracts awarded hereunder by the purchasing agent. The comptroller shall make reports on such audits to the mayor and corporate authorities.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 576.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-24

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-24) (from Ch. 24, par. 8-10-24)
    Sec. 8-10-24. All specifications pertaining to the construction, alteration, rehabilitation or repair of any real property of such municipality shall be prepared by the engineering agency engaged in the design of such construction, alteration, rehabilitation or repair, prior to approval by the purchasing agent, and any such specification shall form a part of any such purchase order or contract, and the performance, inspection and testing of all such contracts shall be supervised by the engineering agency designated in such contracts.
    If after award of such contracts changes or modifications are necessitated therein, such changes or modifications may be accomplished or ordered in writing by the engineering agency, but if the costs thereof are estimated to exceed $5,000 written approval of the purchasing agent must be first obtained. A modification agreement therefor shall thereafter be executed by the contractor, the mayor or his duly designated agent, by the comptroller and by the purchasing agent.
(Source: Laws 1967, p. 3599.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-25

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-25) (from Ch. 24, par. 8-10-25)
    Sec. 8-10-25. In the event of a conflict between the application of this Division 10 of Article 8 and the application of "An Act concerning municipalities, counties and other political subdivisions", enacted by the 85th General Assembly, the provisions of "An Act concerning municipalities, counties and other political subdivisions" shall prevail.
(Source: P.A. 85-854.)

65 ILCS 5/8-10-26

    (65 ILCS 5/8-10-26)
    Sec. 8-10-26. Long-term contracts. Any municipality may enter into a long-term energy contract, even if the length of the contract would exceed the term of office of the corporate authorities that approved the contract.
(Source: P.A. 93-58, eff. 1-1-04.)