[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Braintree 5-18-2010 by Ord. No. 09-053. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Mayor may appoint a Purchasing Agent, pursuant to MGL c. 41, § 103. The Purchasing Agent shall also serve as the Chief Procurement Officer for the Town. The Director of Municipal Finance may perform the duties of the Purchasing Agent, as directed by the Mayor.
The Purchasing Agent shall purchase all supplies for the Town and for every department, except in the case of an emergency, in which case the department may procure the necessary services or supplies, as approved by the Mayor. The Purchasing Agent shall ensure that all purchases for goods, services, materials, equipment, designers, construction, and public works projects comply with the provisions of MGL c. 7, 30, 30B and 149, as applicable. The Purchasing Agent shall maintain a record of each bid, solicitation, contract and invoice.