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The City of Portland, Oregon

Office of Management & Finance

Bureau of Revenue and Financial Services

Phone: 503-823-5288

Fax: 503-823-5384

1120 SW 5th Avenue, Rm 1040, Portland, OR 97204

Dollar Thresholds


 Goods and Services Including Minor Alteration, Ordinary Repair or Maintenance  on a Public Improvement

$10,000 or less

$10,001 - $50,000*

$50,001 - $150,000*


P-Card or DPO

Intermediate Selection Process – Oral or Written Quotes**

Intermediate Selection Process – Written Quotes

Formal Bid or RFP


*Contracts may be awarded based on criteria other than low bid

 **For Minor Alteration, Ordinary Repair or Maintenance quotes exceeding $50,000 must be Written if Prevailing Wage is required


 Public Improvements, Including Transportation Projects

$5,000 or less

> $5,000 - $100,000



Informal Written Quotes

Formal bids

 Professional, Technical, and Expert (PTE) Services

$5,000 or less

$5,000.01 - $100,000


Oral or Written Quotes

Intermediate Solicitation Process - Intermediate RFP

Formal Solicitation Process - Formal RFP