INVITATION FOR BIDS
Public Park/Township Facilities Mowing and Maintenance Contract
PENN TOWNSHIP, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
Sealed Bids for the above service will be received until 11:00 AM EST, Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at the Penn Township Municipal Building, Manheim PA. Bids will be accepted for: Contract Public Park/Township Facilities Mowing and Maintenance and Contract. Bids are anticipated to be awarded at the Board of Supervisors’ Meeting on Monday, October 23, 2023 at 7:00 PM EST. The successful bidder shall be required to post a performance bond in the amount of 10% of the contract price.
Bid forms and specifications are on file at the Penn Township Municipal Office, 97 N. Penryn Road, Manheim, PA, 17545, and (717) 665-4508. Additionally, the materials can be obtained via the internet at www.penntwplanco.org.
Penn Township reserves the right to reject any and all proposals as authorized by law and to award the contract to a party(ies) other than the lowest bidder(s) at its discretion, if the best interests of the Township are hereby served.
Board of Supervisors
Bidding Thresholds Increase (Effective Jan. 1, 2023)
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry published the authority and municipal bidding thresholds for 2023. Under Act 90 of 2011, the bidding thresholds provide for an annual inflation adjustment based on the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers.
The percentage change for the 12-month period ending September 30, 2022, is 8.2%. PLEASE NOTE: The law (Act 90 of 2011) caps an increase at a maximum of 3%.
Beginning January 1, 2023, the bidding thresholds for municipal authorities will be as follows:
- Purchases and contracts below $12,200 require no formal bidding or written/telephonic quotations.
- Purchases and contracts between $12,200 and $22,500 require three written/telephonic quotations.
- Purchases and contracts over $22,500 require formal bidding.