Prior to the adoption of Ord. 018178 on 07/19/2004, Section 2-472 read as follows.


    The finance director and the head of the purchasing division are authorized to participate in cooperative purchasing programs with the United States or any agency of the United States, with the State of Missouri or any agency, municipality or political subdivision of the State of Missouri, with other states or any agency, municipality or political subdivision of any other state and with any association of municipalities or political subdivisions; provided, that such programs substantially comply with the bidding requirements of this article.

(Ord. No. 12044, § 1, 10-3-88)