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5.33.060 Authority of Directors.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 183445, 185898 and 187373, effective October 14, 2015.)  Directors of Bureaus or Offices are authorized to:

A.    Execute Contracts obligating the City for purchases of Goods and Services for use by their bureau in an amount not to exceed $5,000 for a single transaction as specified in Section 5.33.180. Procurements shall not be artificially divided or fragmented so as to constitute Procurements under $5,000.

B.  Execute Contracts whenever an ordinance approved by the City Council grants additional authority to a Bureau Director beyond that stated in these rules. 

C.  Authorize the awarding of grants not to exceed $5,000 when the proposed grant is included within the current fiscal year budget.  Amendments to grants that increase the grant amount may occur only when the additional amount is included within the current fiscal year budget or as otherwise adopted by the City Council by ordinance.