The City shall comply with state law and City policy regarding bidding. Unless otherwise required by state law, the City shall publish bidding notices as Council shall direct. The Council may reject any and all bids; and nothing contained herein shall prevent the City from contracting through negotiation for professional services or for the doing of work with patented processes or from purchasing patented appliances. The Council shall regulate the matter of making bids and letting contracts by ordinance not in conflict with the other provisions of this Charter or state law.
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