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DJA, Purchasing Authority

DJE

BIDDING REQUIREMENTS



All purchases of goods and services shall be performed under uniform procedures established

under the Massachusetts Uniform Procurement Act, or Chapter 30B of MA General Law,

applying the procurement thresholds stated therein.

All contracts for construction and maintenance shall be performed under uniform procedures

established under Chapter 7 for Design Services, and Chapters 149 and 30, 39m of MA General

Law for vertical and horizontal construction, applying the procurement thresholds stated therein.

The City of Gardner has established, under City Ordinance Chapter 221, the position of Chief

Procurement Officer which centralizes the purchasing function. Therefore, the Chief

Procurement Officer shall oversee and be responsible for all activities relating to both City and

School procurements. This shall include oversight of the solicitation, evaluation, and approval of

all purchases, and the award of all contracts.

The School Committee has the right to review and make recommendations on evaluations, bids

and contract awards. Such review and recommendations shall not preclude the Chief

Procurement Officer from entering into agreements or contracts in the best interest of the City

and School Department.

File: DJE

[Adopted: 10/26/98]

[Revised: December 2002]

[Revised:  June 2015]

LEGAL REFS: M.G.L. 7:22A; 7:22B; 30B

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