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.
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