ANNOUNCEMENT 05 Mar 2012In March 2012, a local US government announced a change in the price advantage granted to domestic producers in certain public tenders.
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Effective March 5, 2012, the Santa Ana City Council adopted Ordinance Number NS-2828 implementing a small local business preference program. For bid evaluation purposes, a 7% preference for small Santa Ana businesses, and a 4% preference for small Orange County businesses, is given respectively on all qualifying bids for materials, supplies, labor, equipment or services. The application of the Local Preference is for award evaluation purposes only and does not reduce the vendor's actual bid amount.