SEC. 4-72.  ANNUAL AUTHORIZATION.
   (A)   Other than for the rental, lease or license of real property or a contract related to an exemption listed in section 4-5, the purchasing agent may award and execute any procurement contract or purchase order up to an annual authorization in the amount of $100,000.
   (B)   Other than for the rental, lease or license of real property or a contract related to an exemption listed in section 4-5, the city manager may award and execute any procurement contract or purchase order up to an annual authorization in the amount listed in Cal. Pub. Con. Code, Section 22032(b), as may be changed from time to time.
   (C)   Any amendment that, collectively with the original purchase order or contract and all amendments thereto, does not exceed an individual’s annual authorization may be approved and executed by him or her.
   (D)   If an individual has authority to award a purchase order or contract, he/she has the authority to amend such purchase order or contract, provided the total amount of that purchase order or contract, and all amendments thereto, does not exceed his/her annual authorization.
   (E)   The purchasing agent may terminate any purchase order or contract for procurement.
   (F)   It shall be unlawful to split or separate into smaller purchase orders or contracts any procurement for the purpose of evading the provisions of this chapter.
(Ord. No. 2943)