SECTION X-6.  PUBLIC BIDDING.
   No expenditure, other than the compensation of persons employed by the City, shall be made in excess of fifty percent (50%) of the State competitive bidding requirements, except pursuant to a contract made with the person, firm or corporation whom Council determines to be the lowest and best, responsible bidder, after public advertising and receipt of bids in the manner provided by the laws of the State of Ohio.
(Amended November 5, 1996)