Purchasing Policy

Purchasing Policy

  • Goods or services costing up to and including one thousand dollars ($1000) may be purchased by department heads or their authorized representatives.
  • Goods and services costing more than one thousand dollars ($1000) and up to and including twenty thousand dollars ($20,000) will require a requisition from the requesting department. Departments will be responsible for placing an order after soliciting at least three bids.
  • Goods and services costing more than twenty thousand dollars ($20,000) and up to the amount as set out in Local Government Code; Section 252.021 will require a requisition from the requesting department. Each department will be responsible for soliciting at least three written bids and placing an order for the items as authorized by the city commission.
  • Goods and services costing more than the amount as set out in Local Government Code; Section 252.021 must be purchased in accordance with Local Government Code Chapter 252.
  • Procedures for purchasing and accounting for purchases of goods and/or services shall be determined by the Finance Director and City Manager.