Rancho Palos Verdes City Council
   

JULY 20, 2004PURCHASING ORDINANCE REVISION

TO: HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL

FROM: DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

DATE: JULY 20, 2004

SUBJECT:

Staff Coordinator: Kathryn Downs, Accounting Manager

RECOMMENDATION

Adopt Ordinance No.____ AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES RELATING TO PURCHASE ORDERS AND AMENDING SECTION 2.44.070 OF THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE to allow for an increase of the purchase amount requiring the use of a purchase order from $50 to $500.

BACKGROUND & DISCUSSION

This Ordinance was introduced at the July 6, 2004 City Council meeting. As presented in the July 6, 2004 staff report to City Council, the Ordinance will amend subsection 2.44.070 of the City’s purchasing ordinance to require use of a purchase order for all purchases of $500 or more. Currently, the City’s Municipal Code requires the use of a purchase order for all purchases of $50 or more.

Respectfully submitted,

Dennis McLean

Director of Finance and Information Technology

Reviewed,

Les Evans

City Manager

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ORDINANCE NO. 409

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES RELATING TO PURCHASE ORDERS AND AMENDING SECTION 2.44.070 OF THE RANCHO PALOS VERDES MUNICIPAL CODE

 

THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES DOES ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. Paragraph (1) of Paragraph A of Section 2.44.070 of Chapter 44 of Title 2 of the Municipal Code is hereby amended to read as follows, with all remaining portions of Paragraph A of Section 2.44.070 of Chapter 44 of Title 2 of the Municipal Code retained without amendment:

"1. All purchases of less than five hundred dollars that are processed by the presentation of an invoice acceptable to and approved by the Department of Finance."

Section 2. The City Council declares that the provisions of this ordinance are severable. If, for any reason, any sentence, paragraph, or section of this ordinance is determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such determination will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this ordinance.

Section 3. The City Clerk shall certify to the adoption of this ordinance and shall cause the full text of this ordinance to be posted in the manner prescribed by law.

PASSED, APPROVED and ADOPTED this 20th day of July, 2004.

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Mayor

ATTEST:

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City Clerk

STATE OF CALIFORNIA )

COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES )ss

CITY OF RANCHO PALOS VERDES )

I, JO PURCELL, City Clerk of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes, do hereby certify that the whole number of members of the City Council of said City is five; the foregoing Ordinance No. 409 was duly and regularly adopted by the City Council of said City at a regular meeting thereof held on July 20, 2004, and that the same was passed and adopted by the following roll call vote:

AYES:

NOES:

ABSENT:

ABSTAIN:

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City Clerk