SUPERSEDED SECTION - NOT CURRENT

SECTION 718           PURCHASES THAT REQUIRE COMPETITION

Any purchase that does not qualify as a sole source purchase and that is between $2,500 and $35,000 in value must be subjected to a competitive process.  The process need not be formal. The decision to compete formally or informally is made by the Purchasing Department.  Any purchase that does not qualify as a sole source purchase and that exceeds $35,000 must be subjected to a formal competitive process.  Splitting of orders to circumvent the dollar limits is specifically prohibited. 

Adopted 4-6-04.