§ 2-80.42. Definitions  


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  • (a) "Glades" means the area from the Broward County line north along Canal L-36 to the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, thence north to Southern Boulevard along Canal L-40, thence west along Southern Boulevard to a north-south line 1½ miles west of Canal L-8, which coincides with a private agricultural road heading north from Southern Boulevard at that point where State Road 880 intersects Southern Boulevard from the South, thence north along the line of this north-south road to the boundary of the J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area, thence east and north along the boundary of the J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area to the Martin County line.

    (b) "Glades business" means a bidder or proposer which has a permanent place of business within the Glades and which holds a business tax receipt issued by the county that authorizes the bidder or proposer to provide the goods, services, or construction to be built and which is issued prior to the issuance of the invitation for bids/request for proposals for which a preference is sought. If the business is a joint venture/partnership, it is sufficient for qualification as a Glades business if at least one (1) of the joint venturers/partners meets the requirements set forth in this subsection.

    (c) "Glades subcontractor" means a subcontractor participating in a bid or proposal for goods, services or construction which has a permanent place of business within the Glades and which holds a business tax receipt issued by the county that authorizes the Glades subcontractor to provide goods, services or construction services and which is issued prior to the issuance of the invitation for bids/request for proposals for which a preference is sought. If the subcontractor is a joint venture/partnership, it is sufficient for qualification as a Glades subcontractor if at least one (1) of the joint venturers/partners meets the requirements set forth in this subsection.

    (d) "Local business" means a bidder or proposer which has a permanent place of business within the county and which holds a business tax receipt issued by the county that authorizes the bidder or proposer to provide the goods, services, or construction to be purchased and which is issued prior to the issuance of the invitation for bids/request for proposals for which a preference is sought. If the business is a joint venture/partnership, it is sufficient for qualification as a local business if at least one (1) of the joint ventures/partners meets the test set forth in this subsection.

    (e) "Non-local business" means a bidder or proposer which is not a local business.

    (f) "Permanent place of business" means headquarters which are located within the county or within the Glades for Glades businesses, or a permanent office or other site located within Palm Beach County or within the Glades for Glades businesses, from which a bidder or proposer will produce a substantial portion of the goods or perform a substantial portion of the services to be purchased and which was in existence prior to the issuance of the invitation for bids/request for proposals. A post office box or location at a postal service center shall not constitute a permanent place of business.

    All other terms and definitions used herein shall have the same meaning as set forth in the purchasing ordinance, as it may be amended.

(Ord. No. 02-065, § 2, 9-10-02; Ord. No. 2009-025, §§ 2—4, 8-18-09; Ord. No. 2010-011, § 2, 4-20-10)