New Jersey Revised Statutes § 40:68-48 - District Contracts

40:68-48. District contracts
a. The district shall award no contract or agreement for the purposes provided for in this act exceeding in amount the sum of $7,500.00 or the amount determined pursuant to subsection b. of this section, without advertisement for bids, which shall be opened publicly and and an award made to the lowest responsible bidder, with power in the district to reject any or all bids.

b. The Governor, in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, shall, no later than March 1 of each odd-numbered year, adjust the threshold amount set forth in subsection a. of this section, or subsequent to 1985 the threshold amount resulting from any adjustment under this subsection or section 17 of P.L. 1985, c. 469, in direct proportion to the rise or fall of the Consumer Price Index for all urban consumers in the New York City and the Philadelphia areas as reported by the United States Department of Labor. The Governor shall, no later than June 1 of each odd-numbered year, notify the authority of the adjustment. The adjustment shall become effective on July 1 of each odd-numbered year.

L. 1967, c. 184, s. 22, eff. July 27, 1967. Amended by L. 1985, c. 469, s. 12, eff. Jan. 16, 1986.

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