Prior to the adoption of Ord. 21577 on 01/22/2013, Section 2-468 read as follows.

    The purchasing agent may contract for the purchase of any supplies, materials, equipment or services costing less than one five thousand dollars ($1,000.00 $5,000.00 ) by following the provisions of section 2-467 or by making open market purchases from vendors with proven ability to furnish supplies, materials, equipment and services at the lowest and best price.

(Code 1964, § 2.730; Ord. No. 018178. § 2, 7-19-04 )