A.   Any purchase not exceeding ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) may be made in accordance with the small purchase procedures authorized in this section. Contract requirements shall not be artificially divided so as to constitute a small purchase under this section.
   B.   Insofar as is practical for small purchases in excess of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00), no less than three (3) businesses shall be solicited to submit quotations. The award shall be made to the business offering the lowest acceptable quotation and in the best interest of the Village. The names of the businesses submitting quotations and the date and amount of each quotation shall be recorded and maintained as part of the purchase record.
   C.   The Purchasing Agent shall adopt operational procedures for making small purchases of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or less. Such operational procedures shall provide for obtaining adequate and reasonable competition for the supply, service, or construction of public improvements being purchased. (Ord. 2019-23, 4-18-2019)