Lawriter - OAC - 3344-65-21 Approval of purchase orders and change orders.

3344-65-21 Approval of purchase orders and change orders.

(A) Purchase orders are evaluated and approved by project, by vendor. Purchases over the bid threshold require a competitive bidding or selection process pursuant to rule 3344-65-16 of the Administrative Code.

(B) Purchase orders, including modifications, require the following approvals:

$50,000 or less

associate director of purchasing operations

$50,001- $100,000

controller

$100,001 - $349,999

vice president for business affairs and finance

$350,000 - $499,999

university president

$500,000 or more

board of trustees

(C) Approval authority is based on the total purchase order value by project, including modifications.

(D) Execution of contracts for purchases are governed by rule 3344-66-01 of the Administrative Code.

Effective: 1/28/2017
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 111.15
Rule Amplifies: 3344
Prior Effective Dates: 11/12/13, 10/10/2016