Guidelines for the Disbursement of Funds

Delegated Purchasing Authority

Unless the purchase is considered exempt, each department has been delegated the authority to make purchases up to $10,000. There are two exceptions to the delegated authority:

  • Printing*
  • Vehicle Purchase

These purchases must route through Procurement Services no matter the dollar amount.

* Printing is a means of graphic reproduction using a printing press. Do not confuse with copying which can be defined as high volume or complex reproduction of documents from a customer prepared original source material (e.g. printed document), which cannot effectively be produced using a departmental copier or printer. Copying follows the delegated authority.