Purchasing Policy

Purchasing Policy

  • Budgeted goods and / or services costing up to and including twenty thousand dollars ($20,000) may be purchased by department heads or their authorized representatives.
  • Goods and services costing more than ten thousand dollars ($10,000) and up to and including twenty thousand dollars ($20,000) each department will be responsible for soliciting three (3) written bids before purchasing the goods and / or services.
  • Goods and services costing more than twenty thousand dollars ($20,000) and up to the amount as set out in Local Government Code; Section 252.021 , each department will be responsible for soliciting at least three (3) written bids and obtaining City Commission approval before purchasing the goods and / or services.
  • Goods and services costing more than the amount as set out in Local Government Code; Section 252.021 must be purchased in accordance with Local Government Code Chapter 252.
  • Procedures for purchasing and accounting for purchases of goods and / or services shall be determined by the Finance Director and City Manager.