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5.34.620 Negotiation With Bidders Prohibited.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 185898, effective February 20, 2013.)

A.  Bids. Except as permitted by ORS 279C.340 and Section 5.34.640, when all Bids exceed the Cost Estimate, the City shall not negotiate with any Bidder prior to Contract Award. After Award of the Contract, the City and Contractor may modify the Contract only by change order or amendment to the Contract in accordance with  these rules, or any applicable Contract provisions or ordinance.

B.  Requests for Proposals. The City may conduct discussions or negotiations with Proposers only in accordance with the applicable requirements of Section 5.34.850.