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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 5.56 Supply Division

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Chapter 5.56
Supply Division

Sections:

5.56.010 Office of supply commissioner created.
5.56.020 Commissioner--Qualifications.
5.56.030 Commissioner--Bond.
5.56.040 Deputy commissioner--Employees.
5.56.050 Perpetual supply inventory.
5.56.060 Department supply reports.
5.56.070 Return lists of property--Contents.
5.56.080 Return lists of property--Recording.
5.56.090 Monthly requisitions.
5.56.100 Disposition of unfit property.

For purchasing supplies, see Chapter 5.58

5.56.010 Office of supply commissioner created.

There is created and established the office of supply commissioner, which shall be conducted by the officer known as the supply commissioner, to be appointed as provided in section 1 of article VIII of the Charter.
(1948 C. Ch. 23 103: 1960 C. 85.010.)

Charter:

Art. XV 27 Supply commissioner

Art. XV 28 Duty as member of board of standardization

Art. VIII 1 Appointment of supply commissioner by mayor

5.56.020 Commissioner--Qualifications.

In addition to the qualifications prescribed in Sections 2 and 3 of article VIII of the Charter, the supply commissioner shall have been a resident of this city for at least three years next preceding his appointment.
(1948 C. Ch. 23 104: 1960 C. 85.020.)

5.56.030 Commissioner--Bond.

The supply commissioner shall give a bond of twenty thousand dollars with not less than three good sureties, who shall be holders of unencumbered real estate within the city, or a responsible bonding company as surety, the bond to be approved by the comptroller. The condition of the bond shall be:

A. That the commissioner shall honestly and faithfully execute and perform the duties of his office as prescribed by law and ordinances;

B. That he will not, directly or indirectly, be in any manner interested in the sale of any article to the city; and

C. That he will not, directly or indirectly, receive any bribe, gift or consideration of any kind from any person who has been, is now, or is likely to be engaged through the department in furnishing any supplies or selling any article to the city or from any such persons.
(1948 C. Ch. 23 105: 1960 C. 85.030.)

5.56.040 Deputy commissioner--Employees.

The supply commissioner shall appoint a deputy. In the absence of the supply commissioner, the deputy shall perform his duties. The supply commissioner may also appoint clerks, bookkeepers and other assistants as necessary to perform the duties of his office. All appointments authorized by this section shall be made in accordance with the Charter and the ordinances of the city.
(1948 C. Ch. 23 106: 1960 C. 85.040.)

Charter:

Art. XV 26 Composition of supply division

5.56.050 Perpetual supply inventory.

It shall be the duty of the supply commissioner to maintain a perpetual inventory of supplies on hand in the various departments, boards and offices of the city.
(1948 C. Ch. 23 107: 1960 C. 85.050.)

5.56.060 Department supply reports.

It shall be the duty of the head of every department, board and office under the city government to cause to be made to the supply commissioner on forms to be provided by him, a weekly report of all supplies received and of all supplies issued or disposed of in each division, section, office, institution or other station under the jurisdiction of the officer whose duty it is to cause such report to be made.
(1948 C. Ch. 23 108: 1960 C. 85.060.)

City Counselor Ops.: 7785, 8686

5.56.070 Return lists of property--Contents.

On the first Mondays of April and October of each year the several elected and appointive officers, clerks, employees and all persons holding office in the corporation of the city, shall make a full and accurate return list of all property of whatever kind or nature in their office, or that may come into their possession, during their term of office, or that comes to them in any way after they have become qualified, and taken charge of their office. The return list shall embrace, in tabular form, the name, number, kind of article, for what purpose used, condition and full description and general remarks attached to each entry in order to render full satisfaction as regards the same. The return list shall embrace, in tabular form, the name, number, kind of article, for what purpose used, condition and full description and general remarks attached to each entry in order to render full satisfaction as regards the same. The return list shall embrace a statement of all condemned, surplus or refuse property that may have been had or reported during the preceding year in the department or office, and the disposition made thereof.
(1960 C. 85.070: 1948 C. Ch. 23 109.)

5.56.080 Return lists of property--Recording.

The return list when fully completed shall be returned to the office of the comptroller, whose duty it shall be to provide a book of proper size, regularly printed, ruled, indexed, paged, numbered, indorsed as "public property, record number--and year," in which shall be entered and written in a legible hand the contents of each and every list so returned, giving the name of the officer and his official position, the date and year the return was made, and such other facts connected with the same as necessary and of importance.
(1960 C. 85.080: 1948 C. Ch. 23 110.)

5.56.090 Monthly requisitions.

All officers requiring supplies shall, on or before the first of each month, make an estimate of what articles are required for use in their department for the coming month, and shall make but one requisition per month for any one article needed.
(1960 C. 85.090: 1948 C. Ch. 23 111.)

5.56.100 Disposition of unfit property.

Every officer before making requisition for any article needed, shall carefully examine all the articles he may have under his charge, and if the articles such as tools, furniture, etc., are unfit for service, they shall be turned over to the Comptroller on receipt of the new articles.
(1960 C. 85.100: 1948 C. Ch. 23 112.)

City Counselor Ops.: 7768

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