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 § 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___.