Bid Thresholds

  • Public contract law requires formal bidding and advertising for public projects or purchases, services, and repairs equal to or exceeding the specified limits. 

     Calendar Year 2021

    Public Projects

    PCC Section 22002(c)

    Purchases, Services & Repairs

    PCC Section 20111(a)

    $15,000

    $96,700

    Alterations

    Custodial and security services

    Construction

    Equipment

    Demolition

    Fleet vehicle

    Improvements   

    Gardening/Landscaping

    Painting (major)

    Maintenance (routine, recurring, usual)

    Reconstruction

    Painting (minor)

    Renovation

    Repair work (not public projects)

    Repair work

    Resurfacing less than 1"

    Resurfacing greater than 1"

    Tools

    Service systems (e.g., air conditioning, telephone)

    Supplies

                                                                                       

    Please refer to the Accounts Payable Manual for more detailed information on contracts, bidding, audit documentation requirements, applicable code sections, and sample board resolutions.