INVITATION FOR BIDS FOR ROAD WIDENING
Sealed Bids, for the above, will be received until 1:00 PM EST, Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at the Penn Township Municipal Building, 97 N. Penryn Rd., Manheim, PA 17545. Bids will be accepted for: North Penryn Road Widening, Newport Road to Oak Lane. Bids are anticipated to be awarded at the Board of Supervisors’ Meeting at 7:00 PM EST, Monday, May 24, 2021 at the township municipal building. Bid forms and specifications are on file at the Penn Township Municipal Office, 97 N. Penryn Road Manheim, Pennsylvania 17545. Additionally, the materials can be obtained via the internet at www.penntwplanco.org, 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 responsible bidder(s) at its discretion, if the best interests of the township are hereby served. This legal notice is to be advertised in the the Thursday, April 29, 2021, and the Thursday, May 6, 2021, editions of the Lititz Record Express. Mark Hiester, Township Manager and Secretary, 717-665-4508.
Bidding Thresholds Increase (Effective Jan. 1, 2021)
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry published the authority and municipal bidding thresholds for 2021. 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, 2020, is 1.4%. Beginning January 1, 2021, the bidding thresholds for municipal authorities will be as follows:
- Purchases and contracts below $11,500 require no formal bidding or written/telephonic quotations.
- Purchases and contracts between $11,500 and $21,300 require three written/telephonic quotations.
- Purchases and contracts over $21,300 require formal bidding.