601. County Preference.

When the combinations of price, quality, terms and conditions of sale are substantially equal, the county shall give preference to vendors located within the County of El Dorado for the purchase of goods and supplies.

602. Contract Administration.

The Board of Supervisors shall not authorize the payment of money or other compensation for the performance of any service or function by a private entity except pursuant to a written contract meeting all legal requirements for county contracts as established by the Board of Supervisors. Each contract shall identify the county officer or employee with responsibility for administering the contract. The Board of Supervisors, by ordinance, may allow the procurement of services or functions costing less than $10.000.00 without having a written contract. Such ordinance shall specify alternate procedures for processing and documenting such purchases.