What are the specific bidding requirements the agency must follow (dollar, thresholds, etc)?

FAQsBids, RFPs, Finance FAQs

  • A Request for Quotes (RFQ) $10,000 – $30,000:
    • The Parish purchasing policy requests that all supply and equipment purchases between $10,000 to $30,000 be made by formal request.
    • Fax or telephone quotes are made depending upon the nature of the item to be purchased.
  • Competitive Sealed Bids ($30,000 and Greater):
    • It is the policy of the parish to solicit competitive sealed bids for purchases exceeding $30,000.
    • A public notice to bidders is issued in the local newspaper and BidSync.
    • Awards are made to the lowest responsive bidder.