|DATE ADOPTED||NOVEMBER 2009|
|DATE REVIEWED||SEPTEMBER 2017|
|TO BE REVIEWED||SEPTEMBER 2018|
To provide a framework and a consistent approach to Procurement across Council.
This policy applies to all Procurement activities undertaken for or on behalf of Council.
Council’s Procurement Procedures and Practices will:-
- Comply with all Legislative Requirements
- Be aimed at achieving Best Value procurement for Council and the Community
- Consider the local benefit and effect on the local economy and the municipality
- Treat all potential suppliers who respond to quotations or tenders in a fair manner
- Be administratively efficient
- Be clearly documented and, subject to the need for confidentiality, available for inspection
- In assessing Best Value for major purchases give preference to Suppliers and products which will enhance achievement of Council objectives such as sustainable and socially responsible procurement; provide bottom-line cost savings, support the Municipal economy and achieve innovation.
Employees are to exercise appropriate care in the expenditure of Council funds in consideration of budget allocations and this Policy.
- Tendering Directive (Corp 217)
- Delegations of Financial Authority Directive (DIR/CORP 206)
- Risk Management Policy (Corp 216)
- Occupational Health and Safety Directive (DIR/STAFF 107)
- Fraud Control Policy (POL/CORP 226)
- Financial Investments Policy (POL/CORP 227)
- Corporate Credit Card Directive (DIR/CORP 203)
- Local Government Act 1989
- National Competition & Competitive Neutrality Policy
- Trade Practices Act 1974
- Goods and Services Tax (GST)
Signed: Les McPhee