§ 449.5. Failure to receive bids.
If a purchase or contract over $10,000 is advertised and no bids are received, the municipality may not proceed with the purchase or contract unless it is again advertised for bids. If again no bids are received, the municipality may negotiate the purchase or contract on the best terms available within 45 days of the second advertisement if no substantial changes are made in the terms, conditions and specifications contained in the bid proposal. If substantial changes must be made to procure the purchase or contract, the purchase or contract shall be re-advertised and bid on the basis of the changes.
The provisions of this § 449.5 issued under The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. § § 511.3, 512 and 513); and act of June 1, 1956 (P. L. (1955) 1944, No. 655) (72 P. S. § § 2615.12615.10); amended under the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S. § § 6103 and 9511; and sections 110 of the act of June 1, 1956 (P. L. (1955) 1944, No. 655) (72 P. S. § § 2615.12615.10).
The provisions of this § 449.5 amended through August 20, 1982, effective August 21, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 2802; amended May 16, 2003, effective May 17, 2003, 33 Pa.B. 2378. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (240960).
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