2.33.140 – Encumbrance of funds

Except in cases of emergency, the Purchasing Manager shall not issue any order for delivery on a contract or open market purchase until the Finance Director has certified, after pre-audit, that there is to the credit of the using agencies concerned a sufficient budgeted balance, in excess of all unpaid obligations, to defray the amount of such order.

(2008-M-1: § 6; 1985-M-42: § 1; 1979-M-37: § 6)