§ 2-424. Definitions.  

Effective on Tuesday, March 17, 2020
  • The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this division, shall have the meaning ascribed to them in this section:

    Compensation. The total amount paid for professional services.

    Continuing contract. A contract for professional services entered into in accordance with all the provisions of this division between the city and a firm whereby the firm provides professional services to the city for projects in which construction costs do not exceed the amount provided in F.S. § 287.055 (2)(g) for study activity when the fee for such service does not exceed the amount provided in F.S. § 287.055 (2)(g) or for work of a specified nature as outlined in the contract required by the city, with no time limitation except that the contract shall provide a termination clause.

    Firm. Any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, or other legal entity permitted by law to practice architecture, engineering, or land surveying in the state.

    Professional services. Those services within the scope of the practice of architecture, professional engineering, landscape architecture, or registered land surveying, as defined by the laws of the state or those performed by any architect, professional engineer, landscape architect, or registered land surveyor in connection with his professional employment or practice.

    Project. That fixed capital outlay study or planning activity described in the public notice pursuant to section 2-425. A project may include a grouping of minor construction, rehabilitation or renovation activities or a grouping of substantially similar construction, rehabilitation or renovation activities.

(Ord. No. 95-01, § 1, 2-21-95; Ord. No. 2009-12, § 1, 5-5-09; Ord. No. 2011-32, § 1, 12-20-11; Ord. No. 2013-17, § 1, 11-5-13; Ord. No. 2020-05, § 2, 3-17-20)