J. FORMAL BIDDING PROCEDURES – FOR PURCHASES ABOVE $96,600
All single purchases falling within this category shall go through a formal bidding process. Purchases or services shall be by written contract or agreement with the lowest responsible bidder pursuant to the procedure hereinafter proscribed.
The requesting Department Manager shall receive authorization from the City Manager to go out to bid. Upon receiving the authorization, the Department Manager shall develop the necessary specifications to prepare the bid package. Projects which involve public works or require engineering and/or other permits shall be reviewed by the Community Development Department Manager prior to soliciting bids.