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Title: 14 - Buildings and Constructions

Chapter: 30 - Small Business Preference For Public Works Projects

Section: 60 - Violations and sanctions

A.   The information furnished by each solicitation respondent requesting the SB
Preference shall be under penalty of perjury.
B.   No person or business shall knowingly and with intent to defraud, fraudulently
obtain, retain, or attempt to obtain or retain, or aid another in fraudulently obtaining
or retaining or attempting to obtain or retain certification as an SB for the purposes of
this chapter.
C.   No person shall willfully and knowingly make a false statement, with the intent to
defraud, to a County official or employee for the purpose of influencing the
certification or denial of certification of any entity as an SB.
D.   A business which has obtained County certification as an SB by reason of having
furnished incorrect supporting information or by reason having withheld information,
and which knew, or should have known that the information furnished was incorrect
of the information withheld was relevant to its request for certification, and by reason
of such certification has been awarded a contract to which it would have other wise
been entitled shall:
  1. Pay to the County any difference between the contract amount and what the
      County ' s costs would have been if the contract had been properly awarded;
  1. At the option of the County, be subject to having all or part of the contract
      Terminated; and
  1. Be ineligible to transact any business with the County for a period of one year.
(Ord. 2010-004 ยง 1 (part), 2010.)