[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Ellington as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted effective 6-8-1991]
Editor's Note: For the most current provisions regarding competitive bidding, see Section 1111 of the Charter.
For any purchase estimated at $25,000 or more, the Finance Officer shall invite sealed bids unless the Board of Selectmen shall decide it to be against the best interest of the Town. For any purchase less than $25,000 or such other amount required by law, the Finance Officer or his designee shall negotiate directly with prospective suppliers prior to the Finance Officer awarding the contract.
These regulations shall apply to the awarding of any contract or the purchase of any personal property by the Town of Ellington.
This article supersedes the monetary limits of Ellington Charter § 1111 until such time as said section is revised. It shall not alter or amend the remaining provisions of the Charter or limit the Selectmen's authority to waive bidding procedures as set forth in Charter § 1111.
[Adopted 8-3-1994, effective 9-1-1994]
When in the course of the annual Town budget process it is deemed that a temporary budget for the forthcoming fiscal year must be adopted, when the Board of Selectmen sets a mill rate at that time, the new set mill rate will be no higher than to meet the voter-approved budget of the current fiscal year, according to the grand list at the time this mill rate is to be set.
When the mill rate is to be set by the Board of Selectmen as in § 28-4 above, it will be set no sooner than the last Tuesday of June.