Proposals, Bids, & Quotes

North Penryn Road Widening Bids Welcome

Sealed Bids, for the above, will be received until 1:00 PM EST, Tuesday, June 6, 2023, at the Penn Township Municipal Building, 97 North Penryn Road, Manheim, Pennsylvania 17545. Bids will be accepted for: Road Widening. Bids are anticipated to be awarded at the Board of Supervisors’ Meeting on Monday, June 12, 2023, at 7:00 PM EST.

Bid forms and specifications are on file at the Penn Township Municipal Building. Additionally, the materials can be obtained via the internet at , under the bids section. 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 qualified bidder(s) at its discretion, if the best interests of the township are hereby served.

Penn Township, Board of Supervisors

Click to access Bid-Proposal-Contract-N.-Penryn-Road-1.pdf

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.