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Authority for the commitment of goods and services

General Authority

The Authority for the commitment of goods and services, including but not limited to, work authorizations, contracts, and contract amendments, is listed below.

• Up to $25,000.00- The City Manager or designee may authorize

• $25,000.01 or more- City Commission; will be presented to the Commission for approval and executed by the Mayor or designee. When determining the commitment amount, the entire value must be considered. (For example, if the annual price for ongoing services is $20,000.00, and the term is 5 years, it is considered as a $100,000.00 commitment.)

As determined by the Finance Director, any purchase of goods and services that are not typical of or necessary for City operations and management and/or were not approved in the budget may require Commission approval. No employee (outside of the Finance Director, City Attorney for legal service-related agreements within budget, City Manager, or Mayor) shall have the authority to execute or electronically submit unless designated for authorization/approval for orders, contracts, agreements, lease agreements, grants, or any other form of commitment, regardless of dollar value.

Signature Authority

The Finance Department shall maintain signature authorities for expenditure-related approvals through the Approval Process Authority. These authority levels are related to the current financial system and workflow components.


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