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County chews over purchasing policy


Justin Tubbs


Ellis County commissioners had a lengthy discussion Tuesday about a proposed

purchasing policy.

County Auditor Mike Navarro said there isn’t a major problem per se with how the

city currently conducts it’s purchasing business but that the use of more than 200

county credit cards for day-to-day purchases with only around 400 employees can

sometimes create some confusion, especially when those purchases aren’t recorded

correctly with the county.

“I am seeing in my office departments and offices using the card as a method of

payment. It is easy for them to make their purchases and go on with their business

instead of sending those requisitions to our office. So the backside of that entry is

line item based,” County Purchasing Agent Jodi Platt told the commissioners court.

“The majority of what we see is people trying to take care of their day-to-day



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