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2017 Bidding Thresholds Released

2016-12-12 08:52:04

The PA Department of Labor and Industry has announced an increase in the Borough Code bidding thresholds under Act 92 of 2011. The increase of the Consumer Price Index-Urban for the past 12 months was 1.5 percent. Therefore, the bidding thresholds effective Jan. 1, 2017 are as follows:

Any contract or purchase under $10,700 requires no formal bidding or telephonic quotations. 
 
Contracts or purchases in the amount of or greater than $10,700  and less than $19,700 require three telephonic or written/e-mail quotations. 
 
Any contract or purchase of or greater than $19,700 require the formal public bidding process as prescribed in Section 1402 of the Borough Code. 
 
More information can be found in the PA Bulletin. Click here.