[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Mine Hill as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 2-15-1996 by Ord. No. 583-96]
Unless superseded or displaced by the particular provisions of this article, and New Jersey state statute, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1 et seq. and the provisions of the New Jersey Local Public Contracts Law as contained in N.J.A.C. 5:34-1.1 et seq., the principles of law and equity, including the Uniform Commercial Code, the law relative to capacity of contract, principal and agent, fraud, misrepresentation, duress, coercion, mistake, or bankruptcy shall supplement its provisions.
The Township Council hereby adopts a new chapter to the Code of the Township of Mine Hill entitled "Procurement" and promulgating a Purchasing Procedures Manual for use and implementation by Township departments, agencies, boards and commissions.
This article shall apply to every expenditure of public monies by the Township of Mine Hill under any contract, or like business agreement, excepting only that this article shall not apply to contracts, grants or like business agreements between the federal, state and local jurisdiction, except as specifically otherwise provided in this article.
The Purchasing Procedures Manual is available for public inspection in the offices of the Township Clerk during normal business hours.
Failure to strictly adhere to the provisions of the Purchasing Procedures Manual will result in the imposition of discipline ranging from a reprimand to and including dismissal and/or removal from office. The Township Council will serve as final arbiter in enforcing and disciplining violators of this article.