Instructions to Bidders
Bidders are requested to study carefully and conform to these instructions in order that
their proposals be regular, complete, and acceptable.
1. Basis of Bids -- All bids submitted must be based on the following:
A. On the terms of the invitation to bid.
B. On the enumerated drawings and specifications.
C. On the conditions of the contract form attached to these instructions.
D. On the terms of the general conditions.
2. Form of Bids
A. Bids must be executed and submitted on the form of proposal attached to
these instructions, enclosed in a sealed envelope clearly identified with the name
of the bidder, his or her address, and the title of the project, and delivered
to (e.g., owner; architect; engineer) at (street address, city, state, zip code).
B. Proposal must be correctly filled out and submitted in duplicate. By
submitting a bid, bidder understands and agrees that if he or she fails to enter
into a contract promptly after such bid is accepted, he or she shall be liable to
owner for any damages owner may suffer as a result of such failure.
C. Bidder must return with his or her proposal the plans and specifications
attached to these instructions.
3. Rejection of Proposals
Owner reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, to waive any technical
or formal defect in such proposals, to accept or reject any part of any proposal, to make
one award of each branch heading or on any two or more of the branch headings of the
specifications, and to award the contract to other than the low bidder, according to
owner's own judgment of his or her best interests.