Purchases less than $2,500.00 do not require a Purchase Order (PO) and may be made through Procurement Cards (P-Cards), check requests, or vendor accounts.
Purchases between $2,500.00 and $4,999.99 must be obtained through an informal quote process. Informal quotes are those obtained via verbal communications, email, or fax.
Purchases between $5,000.00 and $29,999.99 are obtained through formal quote process. Quotes may be received via U.S. Mail, email, fax, or hand delivery.
Purchases between $30,000.00 and $89,999.99 are obtained through informal bids in accordance with N.C.G.S. § 143-131
Purchases of $90,000.00 and above are obtained through formal bids in accordance with N.C.G.S. § 143-129