Yes. Per the City’s Procurement Policy, section 4.2 Types of Procurement Methods and Dollar Thresholds, thresholds are as follows:
4.2.1 Unrestricted: $.01 to $2,999.99 - Departments are strongly encouraged to obtain the lowest cost through cost comparisons. This method requires approval as determined by the specific department.
4.2.2 Request for Quotations (RFQ): $3,000.00 to $9,999.99 – City staff shall secure a minimum of three (3) quotations (if possible) from vendors if the item being procured is not available on an existing contract and if a sufficient number of vendors are available. This method requires approval by the department director or designee.
4.2.3 Informal Bids/Solicitations: $10,000.00 to $49,999.99 – All informal solicitations within this dollar range shall be submitted to a pre-determined vendor list and may be broadcast on the Internet. This method requires approval of a contract by the city manager.
4.2.4 Formal Bids/Solicitations (IFB): $50,000.00 and over – All solicitations for this dollar range shall be appropriately advertised, broadcast and received either in hard copy or electronically via a City approved Electronic Bidding System as determined by the department unless state or federal law governing a specific procurement provides otherwise. This method requires approval of a contract by the City Council.