Prior to the adoption of Ord. 018178 on 07/19/2004, Section 2-210 read as follows.

    (a) The purchasing division shall also have the power and shall be required to:

    (1)    Establish and enforce, with approval of the city manager, specifications with respect to materials, supplies and equipment required by the council.

    (2)    Inspect, or cause to be inspected, all deliveries of materials, supplies and equipment and determine their quality, quantity and conformance with specifications.

    (3)    Have charge of such general storerooms and warehouses as the city may maintain.

    (4)    Supervise the transfer of materials, supplies and equipment between departments or agencies, as needed, after consultation with the department or agency head concerned.

    (b) The purchasing division shall assist department heads, whenever so requested, in obtaining contracts for services. Such contracts shall be let in accordance with the provisions of this article.

(Code 1964, § 2.700)