5.34.800 Purpose.

City Code Section

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 183445 and 185898, effective February 20, 2013.)  Section 5.34.800 et seq. is intended to provide guidance to Bureaus and Divisions of the City of Portland regarding the use of Alternative Contracting Methods for Public Improvement Contracts, as may be directed by the City’s Chief Procurement Officer. Those methods include, but are not limited to, Design-Build, Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) and Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC) forms of contracting. As to ESPC contracting, Section 5.34.880 implements the requirements of ORS 279C.335 pertaining to the adoption of model rules appropriate for use by the City govern the procedures for entering into ESPCs.