(A)   Contracts of $20,000 or more.  Contracts for $20,000 or more shall be submitted by the responsible county official to the County Board for approval. After award by the County Board, contracts shall be signed by the County Executive.
   (B)   Contracts of less than $20,000.  Subject to the provisions of § 41.031 the county officer or department head, upon approval by the County Executive, shall sign all contracts of less than $20,000 for all purchases when the funds are available within their budget.
   (C)   Contracts by other county officials.  When authority to purchase certain supplies, services or construction items has been delegated pursuant to § 41.016, then the delegated official shall sign the contract instead of the County Executive.
   (D)   Upon execution, the Auditor will be provided with one copy of the executed contract for his or her retention.
(1980 Code, § 41.074)  (Ord. 08-461, passed 11-20-2008)