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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 $2,499.99 A minimum of one written quotation required.
$2,500.00 to $25,000.00 A minimum of three written quotations required.
$25,000.00 and above Competitive sealed bids or request for proposals.

Letters of Delegation of Purchasing Authority by Department

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