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Requests for Proposals and Bids

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                   

Procurement Threshold Limits

 

 

Below are the threshold limits and purchasing rules to be followed by Southwestern staff

 

Community College Rules of Procurement

 

Process                                           Threshold Cost

 

SMALL PROCUREMENT/DIRECT AWARD FOR GOODS/SERVICES:   $10,000 or less

Where feasible, obtain competitive quotes.

If unable to obtain three quotes, document why.

 

INTERMEDIATE PROCUREMENT/COMPETITIVE QUOTES:               $10,000 - $100,000

Requires a minimum of three informally solicited competitive quotes.

If three quotes are not available, a lesser number will suffice provided

that efforts to obtain three competitive quotes are documented.

 

FORMAL SOLICITATION*:

Invitation to Bid, Request for Proposal                                                  $100,000 or more

 

*Oregon Procurement Information Network (ORPIN) Procurements         $150,000 or more

 

BOARD APPROVAL OF CONTRACTS:

The College requests Board approval for contracts prior to award           Board approval for contracts ≥$50,000