SECTION 10.8  COMPETITIVE BIDDING.
   Before the Director of Finance shall make any purchase or contract for supplies, materials or equipment as to which competitive bidding is required by general law or by any Municipal ordinance or Council resolution, he or she shall give ample opportunity for competitive bidding under such rules and regulations as Council shall prescribe; provided, however, that Council shall not exempt or except any specific contract, purchase or sale from the requirement of competitive bidding which would otherwise be in effect.