[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Clarkstown 12-5-1979 by L.L. No. 8-1979 (Ch. 17 of the 1974 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Pursuant to the authority of the Municipal Home Rule Law and the Suburban Town Law of the State of New York, the Town Board of the Town of Clarkstown hereby establishes a Department of Purchasing
Editor's Note: See Art. 3-A of the Town Law.
[Amended 9-11-1991 by L.L. No. 6-1991; 4-28-1992 by L.L. No. 1-1992; 6-13-2006 by L.L. No. 10-2006]
The Town Board shall, by resolution, appoint an Authorized Purchasing Agent, who shall serve as the executive head of the Department. The Authorized Purchasing Agent shall serve for an indefinite term and shall serve at the will and pleasure of the Town Board.
Editor's Note: This local law also provided for the supersession of § 53-c of the Town Law, which is Art. 3-A, Title 4, of the Suburban Town Law adopted as L. 1962, c. 1009, pursuant to the authority of Municipal Home Rule Law § 10, Subdivision 1(ii)d(3), and in conformity with § 22 of the Municipal Home Rule Law.
[Amended 6-13-2006 by L.L. No. 10-2006; 6-19-2007 by L.L. No. 8-2007]
The Authorized Purchasing Agent shall, in accordance with the requirements for the advertising of competitive bidding, make all purchases and contracts for materials, supplies and equipment and contract for the rental of service equipment for the Town and for any Town department, office or agency, except as otherwise provided by general law. He shall prescribe the form of requisition and receipt for materials, supplies and equipment delivered without requisition. No claim shall be paid without the requisition or delivery receipt being attached thereto. He shall furnish to said Board such statements and records as the Town Board may direct. He shall perform such additional and related duties as may be prescribed by law or directed by the Town Board.
There shall be such other positions of employment in the Department of Purchasing as may be established by the Town Board of the Town of Clarkstown.