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Increase Bid Limit to $25,000

Type

RESOLUTION TO INCREASE THE THRESHOLD OVER WHICH

PUBLIC ADVERTISEMENT AND SEALED COMPETITIVE BIDS

OR PROPOSALS ARE REQUIRED

 

WHEREAS, 2015 Public Chapter 457 enacted Tennessee Code Annotated ยง 12-3-1212, to authorize the county commission, by resolution, to increase the threshold over which public advertisement and sealed competitive bids or proposals are required to an amount up to $25,000 for non-emergency, non-proprietary purchases in counties having centralized purchasing and a full-time purchasing agent; and

WHEREAS, ________ County has centralized purchasing and a full-time purchasing agent; and

WHEREAS, the county legislative body of __________ County has determined that the cost and time savings associated such an increase of the bidding threshold is in the best interest of the county;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the county legislative body of __________ County, meeting in _____ session, this ____ day of ________, 20___, that:

SECTION 1. Pursuant to the provisions of 2015 Public Chapter 457, the threshold over which public advertisement and sealed competitive bids or proposals are required is increased to $25,000 for nonemergency, nonproprietary purchases.

SECTION 2. At least three (3) written quotations shall be obtained, whenever possible, for purchases costing less than $25,000 but greater than $10,000.

SECTION 3.  This resolution shall take effect upon adoption, the general welfare requiring it.

Adopted this ___ day of _______, 20___.

 

APPROVED:

 

__________________________

County Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

__________________________

County Clerk