NOTICE OF SECOND READING OF AN AMENDMENT TO THE LETCHER COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE CODE

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PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SECOND READING OF AN AMENDMENT TO THE LETCHER COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE CODE The second reading of an Amendment to the Letcher County Administrative Code will be conducted by the Letcher County Fiscal Court in the Letcher District Courtroom at 156 Main Street, Whitesburg, Kentucky on Monday, March 15, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. The nature of the amendments are as follows: AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE AMENDMENT OF THE LETCHER COUNTY FISCAL COURT’S ADMINISTRATIVE CODE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE LETCHER COUNTY FISCAL COURT, LETCHER COUNTY KEN-TUCKY AS FOLLOWS: ARTICLE I. Statement of Purpose The purpose of this Ordinance is to amend the Letcher County Fiscal Court’s Admin-istrative Code. ARTICLE II. The Letcher County Fiscal Court’s Administrative Code is hereby amended and changed to read as follows: 1. Section 9.2 (C) of the Administrative Code formerly read: Any expenditure or contract for materials, supplies (except perishable meat, sh and vegetables), equipment or for contractual services other than professional, involving an expenditure of more than twenty-thousand dollars ($20,000) shall be subject to competitive bidding. Section 9.2 (C) of the Administrative Code shall now read: Any expenditure or contract for materials, supplies (except perishable meat, sh and vegetables), equipment or for contractual services other than professional, involving an expenditure of more than thirty-thousand dollars ($30,000) shall be subject to competitive bidding. 2. Section 9.4 (A) of the Administrative Code formerly read: The negotiated process may be used instead of advertisement for bids if the amount exceeds $20,000 in the following circumstances: (1) An emergency exists (2) Bids exceeds available funds; or (3) The contract is for professional services. Section 9.4 (A) of the Administrative Code shall now read: The negotiated process may be used instead of advertisement for bids if the amount exceeds $30,000 in the following circumstances: (4) An emergency exists (5) Bids exceeds available funds; or (6) The contract is for professional services. 3. Section 9.6 (A) of the Administrative Code formerly read: All expenditures of less than $20,000 shall be considered a “small purchase” and are not subject to competitive bidding. Section 9.6 (A) of the Administrative Code shall now read: All expenditures of less than $30,000 shall be considered a “small purchase” and are not subject to competitive bidding. 4. Section 9.6 (B) of the Administrative Code formerly read: The County Judge determines the need for any item requested, and whether or not the contract is for less than $20,000 and the expenditure is provided for in the budget. Section 9.6 (B) of the Administrative Code shall now read: The County Judge determines the need for any item requested, and whether or not the contract is for less than $30,000 and the expenditure is provided for in the budget. All other provisions of these ordinances shall remain unchanged.
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