Knowledgebase-Conditions Under Which the City Can Give Local Preference on Bids


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Title:Conditions Under Which the City Can Give Local Preference on Bids
Summary:MTAS was asked whether it is lawful for the city to base the award of competitive bids on the preference for local contractors or providers of goods and services.
Original Author:Hemsley, Sid
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Product Create Date:05/05/2004
Last Reviewed on::02/22/2010
Subject:Purchasing--Bids proposals and specifications
Type:Legal Opinion
Legal Opinion: Giving Local Preference on Bids public.doc

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