Local Business Enterprise preference applies for:
* Any procurement valued at $10,000 or less*
* Any City contract procured by competitive sealed bid or Request for Proposal if the estimated contract value is over $10,000*
* LBE is not applicable if State or Federal guidelines prohibit or restrict local preferences of this kind.
"Local" is based on the Columbia-Newberry Combined Statistical Area (CSA). The CSA is defined by the US Office of Management & Budget and may be modified at any time.
The following counties are considered "local":
Contact Office of Business Opportunities at 803.545.3950