The 2020 contract thresholds for public bidding have been released and are detailed below:

  • Contracts or purchases between $11,300 and $21,000 require 3 written or telephone price quotations to be documented and retained for three years
  • Contracts or purchases in excess of $21,000 require compliance with the formal public notice and bidding process outlined in section 1402 of the Borough Code.

These thresholds are adjusted annually by the PA Department of Labor and Industry based on the consumer price index. For more information on how the Department of Labor and Industry calculated 2020’s purchasing thresholds, click here.