Contact Office of Business Opportunities at 803.545.3950
Email:  [email protected]  
or call:  803.545.3049 or 803.545.4185

Local Business Enterprise (LBE) 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":
* Calhoun
* Fairfield
* Kershaw
* Lexington
* Newberry
* Orangeburg
* Richland
* Saluda