All City departments are required to follow the procedures outlined in Administrative Regulation 35.80. EP³ is specifically geared towards employees who:
- Identify or specify products or services for purchase by their department or division.
- Write bid specifications for products, equipment or services.
- Draft contracts for products or services.
- Use City Standard Purchase Orders, Citywide Open Blanket Purchase Orders, petty cash, City credit card, or other City purchasing methods.