Technical consultant services are of a professional nature. Due to the ethical codes of the professions involved as well as the nature of the services to be provided, such services do not readily fall within the competitive bidding process. Technical consultants are selected for a specific project or problem with the objective of selecting the most qualified consultant at a fair and reasonable cost, in accordance with the solicitation and evaluation process contained in the City Ordinance.
Agreements more than $25,000
Professional services agreements valued over $25,000 are awarded by the City Council on the consent calendar.
Agreements $3,000 to $25,000
Agreements valued $3,000 to $25,000 may be awarded by the City Manager, Administrative Services Director, or the Purchasing Agent.
Agreements $3,000 or less
Agreements valued $3,000 or less may be awarded by the City Manager, Directors, or the Purchasing Agent.