Commissioners approved dollar amounts for two purchase orders that were completely different from the ones they were quoted the morning before, with no discussion: the County Attorney quoted the new figures, asked for approval, and immediately got it at the 9 July 2013 Regular Session of the Lowndes County Commission.
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Chairman Slaughter said they would “conjoin a and b together”.
What we have at this time are the work orders and what we would like to get at this time is a motion to approve and ratify the purchase orders.
County Attorney Walter G. Elliott asked to clarify:
The Commissioners have in front of them Purchase Order 13-12-545 which is with Carousel Industries in the amount of $26,612.07. I have the purchase order with all of the applicable attachments here. You have before you the purchase order. Most of the attachments were in your notebook behind 6.a.
The second Purchase Order you have 13-12-546, with Ballantine in the amount of $54,695. You have that purchase order. The relevant purchase orders were in your notebook behind tab 6.a. I have the entirety of the purchase order with all of the attachments.
It is these two purchase orders that are before them and I suggest a motion to approve, ratify, and authorize execution and issuance of these two purchase orders.
Those prices are completely different from the ones the County Manager quoted the previous morning in the Work Session. Nonetheless, the Commissioners rapidly did exactly what the Attorney told them to.
Video is here.