§ 2.105  APPROVAL OF CONTRACTS BY CITY MANAGER.
   (a)   Authority. In accordance with § 6.07 of the City Charter, the City Manager is authorized to approve contracts for the purchase or lease of merchandise, materials or equipment, if budgeted, or for any kind of construction work, repair or maintenance of real or personal property or personal services when the amount of such contract does not exceed $175,000. Contracts subject to competitive bidding under the Uniform Municipal Contracting Law, M.S. § 471.345, as it may be amended from time to time, shall be approved by the City Council.
   (b)   Delegation authority. The City Manager is authorized to delegate to city department heads the authority to approve contracts for the purchase or lease of merchandise, materials or equipment, if budgeted, or any kind of construction work, repair or maintenance of real or personal property or personal services when the amount of the contract does not exceed $50,000.
   (c)   Reports. The City Council shall be provided on a quarterly and annual basis a report specifying all contracts in an amount exceeding $50,000 that have been approved by the City Manager.
(Ord. 2002-5, passed 2-19-2002; Ord. 2008-41, passed 11-17-2008; Ord. 2011-15, passed 6-20-2011; Ord. 2018-24, passed 7-23-2018)