Article III - Purchase of Apparatus, Supplies and Equipment
§ 4-3.
Authority to Purchase
The Henderson County Manager is hereby authorized to receive bids, to award contracts, to reject bids, to re
advertise to receive bids on behalf of the County, to waive bid bonds or deposits and to waive payment and
performance bonds for the purchase of apparatus, supplies, materials and equipment on behalf of the Henderson
County Board of Commissioners, subject to the terms and conditions as contained in this article.
§ 4-4.
Adherence to Law Required
In exercising the authority granted by the terms of this article, the Henderson County Manager shall at all times
adhere to applicable state, federal and local laws concerning the purchase of apparatus, supplies, materials and
equipment.
§ 4-5.
Report Required
The Henderson County Manager shall be required to provide a report to the Henderson County Board of
Commissioners of each purchase made or contract awarded pursuant to the authority granted in this article where the
cumulative cost of the apparatus, supplies, materials and/or equipment acquired pursuant to a purchase or contract
exceeds $30,000, excluding associated maintenance, service and repair costs, and is less than $100,000. The content
of the report shall be sufficient to apprise the Board of Commissioners of the procedure followed, the price(s)
received, the justification for any prices(s) or bids which were rejected, and the amount of the contract entered or
purchase made.
§ 4-6.
Circumstances in Which Action Is Prohibited
The Henderson County Manager shall not be authorized to act pursuant to this article where the Henderson County
Budget Ordinance in effect would necessitate action by the Henderson County Board of Commissioners before an
award of a contract or approval of a purchase could be made.