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A. The provisions of this code of ordinances relating to the procurement or purchase of goods and services by the Borough, including but not limited to the provisions of this title, shall not apply to Chapter 7.16 FNSBC.

B. This title applies to contracts for the procurement of supplies, services and construction entered into by this Borough after the effective date of this title unless the parties agree to its application to contracts entered into prior to the effective date. It shall apply to every expenditure of public funds by the Borough irrespective of its source unless specifically exempted by law.

C. When the procurement involves the expenditure of state or federal grant, assistance or contract funds, the procurement shall be conducted in accordance with any applicable mandatory state or federal law and regulation.

D. Nothing in this title shall prevent the Borough from complying with the terms and conditions of any cooperative agreement, grant, gift or bequest which is otherwise consistent with law.

E. This title shall not apply to contracts between the Borough and other governments except as provided in FNSBC 16.08.040, Cooperative purchasing.

F. Nothing in this title shall prevent the Borough from making a grant or gift, which is otherwise consistent with law and the powers granted to or assumed by the Borough, to another governmental or quasi-governmental agency engaging in activities benefiting Borough citizens, except that no grant or gift for more than $30,000 may be issued unless the Assembly has specifically appropriated funds for the purpose of making the grant or gift or has approved a resolution setting forth the identity of the recipient, the amount, the purpose to which funds are to be used; and how the grant, gift or bequest will be administered.

G. This title does not apply to the procurement of library books, audiotapes, videotapes, movies, bookbinding services, newspapers and periodicals.

H. This title does not apply to the purchase of commercial advertising.

I. If the Assembly waives the application of this title for an identified project the Mayor shall provide report(s) to the Assembly according to a predetermined schedule included in the waiving ordinance and fully identifying each expenditure of project funds including to whom the funds were paid, the amount of the expenditure and what efforts were made to maximize to the fullest extent practicable the purchasing value of public funds. (Ord. 2016-40 § 66, 2016; Ord. 2012-52 § 5, 2012; Ord. 2012-24 § 2, 2012; Ord. 2002-29 § 3, 2002; Ord. 87-069 § 4, 1988; Ord. 82-69, 1982. 2004 Code §§ 3.04.140, 11.01.020, 16.21.015.)