Wis. Admin. Code Department of Natural Resources § NR 736.13 - Bid opening

Current through March 28, 2022

(1) A representative of the department shall preside at the bid opening as the bidding officer. At the date and time for bid opening, the bidding officer shall announce to those in attendance that bidding is officially closed and public opening and reading of bids will commence.
(2) All of the following rules shall be observed when reading the bids:
(a) Following identification of each bid to be read, it shall be publicly stated whether a bid guarantee has or has not accompanied the bid. If a bid guarantee has not accompanied the bid, the remainder of the bid contents may not be read.
(b) Where both written word and numerical dollar amounts are requested on the bid form, the written word amount is the amount that controls and that shall be publicly read.
(3) The bidding officer shall identify the project title for which the bid shall be read.
(4) All of the following bid information shall be publicly read aloud by the bidding officer and recorded in the official bid tabulation form as bids are read:
(a) The name of bidder whose bid is being read.
(b) The written word price quotation for the base bid and any alternate bids.
(c) If offered, the written word price quotation of a combined bid and identification of the base bids, which constitute the work proposed under the combined bid submitted.
(5) Upon completing the public reading of bids, the bidding officer shall announce that the bid opening for the specific project is officially closed and the results of the bid opening shall be available at a later date after bidding information has been checked and validated.


Wis. Admin. Code Department of Natural Resources § NR 736.13
Cr. Register, April, 1994, No. 460, eff. 5-1-94.

Any informalities, omissions, errors or mistakes will be evaluated by the department during the validation of bids.

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