[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Vineland 8-24-1976 by Ord. No. 1030 (Ch. 105 of the 1990 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby created a Purchasing Board of the City of Vineland consisting of five members, namely, the Purchasing Agent, the City Clerk and the Business Administrator or their designated alternates, one member of the City Council and one member of the Legal Department.
The Purchasing Board shall be authorized to receive such bids as may be presented and immediately proceed to unseal them and publicly announce the contents in the presence of the parties bidding or their agents, if they choose to be then and there present, and shall also make proper record of the prices and terms upon the minutes of the body.
The Purchasing Board shall keep full, complete and accurate minutes on all bids received and shall comply with the applicable provisions of state law.
All advertisements for bids under N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1 et seq. shall designate the time and place of the meeting at which the Board shall receive bids. Whenever possible, the advertisement for bids shall designate an hour for receiving bids between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. from Monday through Friday, and no bids shall be opened previous to the hour designated in the advertisement, and none shall be received thereafter.
After the bids are received, read and recorded, they shall be turned over to the Business Administrator for tabulation and recommendation to the City Council.
The Purchasing Board herein established shall not be authorized to purchase materials and supplies pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-9 but shall exercise only those powers hereinbefore enumerated.