Ordinance 1337 requires purchases over $5,000 and less than $10,000 to have at least two phone quotes. Purchases over $10,000 and less than $20,000 must have at least two written quotes. Purchases over $20,000 must be advertised for bids.
The city advertises bids in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette newspaper and on the city's website two weeks prior to the scheduled bid opening. Addendums are posted on the website as received, so please check the website prior to submitting a bid.