Chapter 3.97
PURCHASING

Sections:

3.97.010    Policies.

3.97.020    City Manager – Authority to execute contracts.

3.97.010 Policies.

“Purchasing Policies and Procedures for the City,” dated March 29, 1999, or as may be modified shall be and the same is adopted by reference as though fully set forth herein. (Ord. 2213 § 1, 1999).

3.97.020 City Manager – Authority to execute contracts.

The City Manager or his/her designee is authorized to execute contracts/agreements on behalf of the City without review by the City Council so long as the contract/agreement does not exceed the sum of $40,000 and is consistent with the approved annual budget for the City; the contract sum does not exceed available fund balances and is accepted in accordance with the purchasing guidelines and policies for the City as adopted herein or as may be hereafter modified; provided, however, that the following agreements/contracts shall be reviewed and approved by the City Council:

A. Agreements/contracts subject to Chapter 39.34 RCW (Interlocal Cooperation Act) regardless of the monetary sum.

B. Agreements/contracts subject to RCW 35.22.620 (Competitive Bidding – Public Works or Improvements); provided, however, that the City Manager or his/her designee is hereby authorized and empowered to execute agreements/contracts if an exemption pursuant to RCW 39.04.280(1)(a) through (1)(e) is applicable and the formal bid process is dispensed with in accordance with the City’s procurement and purchasing guidelines and policies adopted herein.

C. Agreements/contracts for the purchase of materials, equipment, supplies and services in excess of $40,000; provided, however, that the City Manager or his/her designee is hereby authorized and empowered to execute agreements/contracts in excess of $40,000 if an exemption specified in RCW 39.04.280(1)(a) through (1)(e) would be applicable. In that event, the City Manager or his/her designee shall follow the City’s purchasing guidelines and policies. (Ord. 2594 § 2, 2012; Ord. 2575 § 2, 2011; Ord. 2213 § 2, 1999).