Prior to the adoption of Ord. 21577 on 01/22/2013, Section 2-467 read as follows.

    (a)    Except as otherwise provided in this article, the purchasing agent shall not contract for the purchase of any supplies, materials, equipment or services costing one five thousand dollars ($1,000.00 $5,000.00 ) or more but less than fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000.00) unless the bidding process of this section or the bidding process of section 2-466 has been followed.

    (b)    The purchasing agent shall solicit by telephone, written notice or otherwise at least three bids, if three independent vendors are available.

    (c)    Bids shall be awarded or rejected as provided in Sec. 2-466.

    (d)    The purchasing agent shall keep a record of all solicitations made under this section.

(Code 1964, § 2.720; Ord. No. 10249, § 1, 8-6-84; Ord. No. 018178. § 2, 7-19-04 )