The department shall reject any bid which
evidences any of the following conditions:
The base bid amount and alternate bid amounts as requested in the
specifications have not been entered on the bid form.
(b) The bid form has not been signed by the
(c) The bid guarantee has
not accompanied the bid form.
Receipt of an addendum applicable to the award of contract has not been
acknowledged on the bid form.
The bid form has been altered or changed in such a way that it incorporates
unsolicited material, either directly or by reference, which would alter any
essential provision of the contract documents or require consideration of the
unsolicited material in determining the award of contract.
The bid is submitted by a bidder whom,
through investigation, is found not to be qualified or responsible under s.
The department may reject any bid if the
included documents have any of the following informalities, unless such
informalities are waived by the department and corrected by the bidder within 3
business days from date and time of bidder notification:
(a) No bid bond was submitted.
(b) No power of attorney submitted with bid
(c) Date of power of attorney
precedes date of bid bond.
Bonding company is not licensed to do business in Wisconsin.
(e) Failure to submit an affidavit, affirming
that bidder is not guilty of collusion or fraud with regard to bid
(f) Failure to submit
any other document which is specifically requested in the specifications to be
submitted with the bid form, acceptance of which would not constitute a
correction or alteration of the bid.
(3)The department may reject all low bids
constituting the total lowest construction cost when such amount exceeds the
authorized funds available.
department may reject any or all bids if, in the opinion of the department, the
best interest of the state will be served.
(5)Rejection of either a combined bid or the
separate bids which correspond to the combined bid, as submitted by the bidder,
shall not invalidate the other.
(6)The reason or reasons for rejection of a
bid, if due to any of the conditions stated in this section shall be sent to
the bidder in writing within 30 days after the date of bid opening.
(7)If a bidder gives prompt written notice
that a contract will not be executed due to a mistake, error or omission in the
bid, which does not constitute gross negligence, the bid guarantee may be
returned by the department.