Knowledgebase-Sample Purchasing Ordinances

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Title:Sample Purchasing Ordinances
Summary:MTAS was asked what the maximum purchasing limit is without bidding for a city and for examples of ordinances that establish purchasing policies.
Original Author:Broughton, Jeff
Product Create Date:05/21/2014
Last Reviewed on::06/30/2017
Subject:Purchasing--Municipal ordinances; Purchasing--Policies and procedures
Original Document: Ardmore, purchasing.pdfArdmore, purchasing.pdf

Reference Documents: Municipal purchasing law of 1983.pdfMunicipal purchasing law of 1983.pdfPurchasing, Thompson's Station.pdfPurchasing, Thompson's Station.pdfPurchasing manual, Columbia.pdfPurchasing manual, Columbia.pdfPurchasing ordinance, Brentwood.pdfPurchasing ordinance, Brentwood.pdfPurchasing, Fayetteville.pdfPurchasing, Fayetteville.pdfPurchasing, Gatlinburg.pdfPurchasing, Gatlinburg.pdfPurchasing, Maryville.pdfPurchasing, Maryville.pdfPurchasing, Oak Ridge.pdfPurchasing, Oak Ridge.pdf

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Please remember that this ordinance was drafted based upon the drafting requirements and authority granted to a particular city or town in its charter and in general law. These drafting requirements and the authority exercised in this ordinance might not apply to your city or town.

Please confer with your city attorney or an MTAS legal consultant, or both, before using this ordinance as a model.