[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the City of Bordentown 4-8-2002 by Ord. No. 2002-6. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Board of Commissioners of the City of Bordentown hereby establishes the office of Purchasing Agent. Said Purchasing Agent shall have the authority, responsibility and accountability as the City's contracting agent, for the purchasing activity of the City of Bordentown, to prepare public advertising for bids and to receive bids for the provision or performance of goods or services on behalf of the City and to award contracts permitted pursuant to Subsection a of Section 3 of P.L. 1971, c. 198 (N.J.S.A. 40A:11-3) in the name of the City of Bordentown, and conduct any activities as may be necessary or appropriate to the purchasing function of the City.
Criteria to qualify individuals as purchasing agents have been established by the Director of the Division of Local Government Services. Such individual shall have completed appropriate training and possess such purchasing experience as deemed necessary to exercise such supplemental authority as may be set forth in Subsection a of Section 3 of P.L. 1971, c. 198 (N.J.S.A. 40A:11-3).