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Delegated Purchasing

4.08.060 Delegation of authority by the purchasing agent.

Subject to the regulations of the standards board, the purchasing agent may delegate authority to officers and employees of the division of purchases or to any department, agency or official and may set conditions for such delegation.

Documentation of Competitive Bids as Delegated to Department Heads
Dollar Amount Of Purchase Requirements
Up to $999.99 One oral or written quote required.
$1,000 to $3,999.99 A minimum of three verbal quotations required.
$4,000 to $9,999.99 A minimum of three written quotations required.
$10,000 and above Must go through the Procurement Division.

Letters of Delegation of Purchasing Authority by Department

Additional Delegation of the Purchasing Agent

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