Facilities Management Purchasing Authority
- Inventory management personnel are authorized to purchase and sign purchase orders and invoices for all consumables, inventory, and fuel with additional approvals as indicated.
- Managers and first-line supervisors are authorized to purchase and sign purchase orders and invoices for maintenance and construction materials, and various non-capital items up to $2,500 per item with the additional authorization from the Business Manager and/or the Director of Facilities Management.
- Business Manager of Facilities Management is authorized to purchase and sign operations and maintenance purchase orders and invoices for items up to $5,000 per item. All operations and maintenance purchases over $5,000 per item require the approval of the Vice President for Facilities Planning & Operations.
- Director of Facilities Management is authorized to sign purchase orders and contracts for up to $100,000.
In an emergency, employees are authorized to purchase items required to deal with the immediate problem. After dealing with the immediate emergency, the employee will brief his/her supervisor and obtain the appropriate purchasing approval after the fact.