[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Medfield as Art. II, Secs. 3, 19, 20, 22, 24, 25 and 27, of the 1926 Bylaws. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Purchases of goods and services and contracts for professional services shall be administered in accordance with the provisions of MGL c. 30B, as may from time to time be amended.
[5-4-1981; amended 4-29-1991]
Every contract exceeding $10,000 shall be accompanied by a suitable bond for the performance of the same, or by the deposit of money or security to the amount of such a bond. Unless required by Massachusetts General Laws, the awarding authority may waive this requirement.
The Board of Selectmen may apply for and enter into contracts for grants or gifts of funds from the federal government, the state government, a charitable foundation, a private corporation, or an individual; provided, however, that no contract calling for expenditures of funds by the Town shall be entered into until such time as the funds have been appropriated by vote of the Town. The School Committee shall have the same powers as the Board of Selectmen regarding grants or gifts of funds for educational purposes.
[Adopted 1974 ATM by Art. 33]
The Town may join the Commonwealth in purchasing in quantity various items, materials, supplies, or equipment, or authorize the Commonwealth to make such purchase in its behalf, pursuant to the provisions of MGL c. 7, § 22A, as now or hereafter amended. Such purchases shall not be subject to the requirements of Chapter 30, Finances, § 30-6, and Chapter 40, Officers and Employees, § 40-2B, of the Bylaws of the Town of Medfield.
Town boards, committees, officers and departments, with the approval of the Board of Selectmen, may enter into contracts in excess of three years for the purchase of goods and services.
Whenever a decision of the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals or Conservation Commission provides for the conveyance of land, or any interest therein, to the Town for nominal consideration, the Board of Selectmen is authorized to accept said conveyance on behalf of the Town; the Board of Selectmen's acceptance of any such conveyance of land or any interest therein on behalf of the Town at any time prior to the effective date of this Bylaw is hereby ratified and affirmed.