All purchases made and contracts executed by the City Manager, or designee, shall be pursuant to a written requisition from the head of the office, department, or agency whose appropriation will be charged, and no contract or order shall be issued to any vendor unless and until the City Manager, or designee, certifies that there is to the credit of such office, department, or agency, a sufficient unencumbered appropriation balance to pay for the supplies, materials, equipment, or contractual services for which the contract or order is to be issued.
(Adopted by electorate, May 11, 2013)