Bond FAQs

How do I find out about bid/proposal opportunities?

What are the quote thresholds?

  • $2,500-$49,999: A minimum of 3 written quotes will be requested
  • $50,000+: Formal Competitive Bidding Process, Local newspaper notice (for any item over $100,000), Board of Trustee approval

How can I get on your vendor list?

What are the most common methods of procurement for goods and services?

The two most common methods of procurement are as follows:

  • Invitation For Bid: Most familiar method. Award given to lowest responsive and responsible vendor. Price is a factor.
  • Request For Proposals: Award given to vendor that provides the best overall value, service, reliability, resources and price are factors considered for the award.