Assembly approves rise in purchasing power for manager and department heads
August 11, 2022
During its meeting on August 1, the Petersburg Borough Assembly approved an ordinance in its first reading which would increase the purchasing power authorization limits to $10,000 for administrative officers of the borough and $75,000 for the borough manager.
All five assembly members present voted in favor of the ordinance while Mayor Mark Jensen and Assembly Member Thomas Fine-Walsh were excused.
The current limits, put in place by the City of Petersburg in March 2004, allow department heads to approve purchases up to $5,000 and allow the borough manager to approve purchases over $5,000...