2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:64-54 - Bid threshold.

18A:64-54 Bid threshold.

3. a. Any purchase, contract or agreement for the performance of any work or the furnishing or hiring of materials or supplies, the cost or price of which, together with any sums expended for the performance of any work or services in connection with the same project or the furnishing of similar materials or supplies during the same fiscal year, paid with or out of college funds, does not exceed the total sum of $26,200 or, commencing January 1, 2005, the amount determined pursuant to subsection b. of this section, in any fiscal year may be made, negotiated and awarded by a contracting agent, when so authorized by resolution of the board of trustees of the State college without public advertising for bids and bidding therefor.

b. Commencing January 1, 2005 and every two years thereafter, the Governor, in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, shall adjust the threshold amount set forth in subsection a. of this section in direct proportion to the rise or fall of the Consumer Price Index for all urban consumers in the New York and Northeastern New Jersey and the Philadelphia areas, as reported by the United States Department of Labor. The adjustment shall become effective on July 1 of the year in which it is reported.

c. Any purchase, contract or agreement made pursuant to this section may be awarded for a period of 36 consecutive months, notwithstanding that the 36 -month period does not coincide with the fiscal year.

L.1986,c.43,s.3; amended 1994, c.48, s.110; 1997, c.292, s.1; 2005, c.369, s.3.

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