Local Purchasing, Ordinance No. 1660-A-09

Jurisdiction Name: Cleveland
State/Province: OH
Country: United States
Type of Government: Municipality
Population: 396,816
Population Range: 1 million or more
Policy Links: PDF
Policy type: ordinance
Year: 2010
GFC Topic: community food connections
Keywords: food economy, food procurement, food purchasing, institutional purchasing, local, local economy, local food, local food procurement, local purchasing agreement, procurement, purchasing, regional economy
Adopting Government Department(s):

Cleveland City Council

Lead Implementing Entity(s): Cleveland City Council, Office of Sustainability
Support Entity(s):

Local Purchasing Working Group of the Food Policy Council

Funding Amount:
Funding Sources:
Policy Outcome(s):

facilitated Cleveland City Council and the Mayor’s Office partnering to develop the legislation to provide 2% bid discounts on all applicable City contracts to businesses that are sustainable, locally-based, and/or purchase 20% of their food locally – these can be combined for a max discount of 4%

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