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August 22, 2014, 6:37 pm
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Local Preference for County Contractors Closer to Passing City Council


Sangamon County vendors looking to do business with the City of Springfield are closer to getting a leg up over out-of-county contractors with a measure moving through the city council.

 

After failing on emergency passage last week, aldermen moved to put Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards’ local preference ordinance on the consent agenda.

 

The ordinance would give contractors within the limits of Sangamon County a 5 percent advantage over bids from outside the county.

 

Currently only vendors in the Springfield corporate limits get to come in 5 percent over outside vendors and be considered the lowest bid.

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