(a) This chapter shall apply to all private sector
4contracts being negotiated between the city, county, or city and
5county, and any private person or entity that seeks to provide
6services or goods to the city, county, or city and county.
7(b) The city, county, or city and county shall appoint an unbiased
8independent auditor to review the cost of any proposed private
9sector contract. The independent auditor shall prepare a report
10on the cost of the contract and provide the report to all parties
11and make it available to the public before the governing body takes
12any action to approve or disapprove the contract. The report shall
13comply with the following:
14(1) The report shall
include a recommendation regarding the
15viability of the contract, including any supplemental data upon
16which the report is based, and shall determine the fiscal impacts
17attributable to each term and condition of the contract.
18(2) The report shall be made available to the public at least 30
19days before the issue can be heard before the governing body and
20at least 60 days before any action to approve or disapprove the
21contract by the governing body.
22(3) Any proposed changes to the contract after it has been
23approved by the governing body shall adhere to the same approval
24requirements as the original contract. The changes shall not go
25into effect until all of the requirements of this subdivision are met.
26(c) The city, county, or city and county shall disclose all offers
27and counteroffers to the public within 24 hours on
its Internet Web
29(d) Before entering into any private sector contract, the city,
30county, or city and county shall release a list of names of all
31persons in attendance, whether in person or by electronic means,
32during any negotiation session regarding the contract, the date of
33the session, the length of the session, the location where the session
34took place, and any pertinent facts regarding the negotiations that
35occurred in that session.
36(e) Representatives of the governing body shall advise the
37governing body of all offers, counteroffers, information, or
38statements of position discussed by the private entity and city,
39county, or city and county representatives participating in
40negotiations regarding any private sector contract.
P5 1(f) The governing body shall publish future proposals directed
2by the governing
body and the analytical thought process utilized
3by the governing body.
4(g) Each governing body member and staff members of
5governing body offices shall disclose publicly all verbal, written,
6electronic, or other communications regarding a subject matter
7related to the negotiations or pending negotiations they have had
8with any official or unofficial representative of the private entity
9within 24 hours after the communication occurs.
10(h) A final governing body determination regarding approval
11of any private sector contract shall be undertaken only after the
12matter has been heard at a minimum of two meetings of the
13governing body wherein the public has had the opportunity to
14review and comment on the matter. Not less than seven days before
15the first governing body meeting when the matter shall be heard,
16the city, county, or city and county shall post on its Internet Web
contract under consideration for adoption.