|Published: 9:54 AM, 08/28/2013
Author: Tommy Millsaps
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
commissioners on Monday passed the first reading of an ordinance that
will increase the required limits for the city to ask for bids and
During the called meeting, City
Recorder Jessica Morgan said the ordinance, which will become law on
a second reading, will mean the city is more in line with state
procedures for getting bids.
The current bid requirements call for
the city to advertise for bids for products and services of $5,000 or
more and to get three quotes when the amount is more than $1,500.
Once passed, the new requirements will
call for bids when the amount is $10,000 and for quotes when it is $4,000 or more.
Morgan said the current requirements
are time consuming as the city often deals with $1,500 projects.
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