Texas Water Code
Sec. § 63.171
Procedure for Bids


Any person desiring to bid on the construction of any work advertised shall, on application to the commission, be furnished at actual cost the survey, plans, and estimates for the work.


Bids for the work shall be in writing, sealed, and delivered to the chairman of the commission, together with a certified check for at least five percent of the total amount of the bid. A bid bond in the amount of at least five percent of the total amount of the bid executed by a corporate surety duly authorized to do business in this state and payable to the district may be substituted in lieu of the certified check.


If the bidder’s bid is accepted but he refuses to enter into a proper contract and give the performance and payment bond required by Chapter 2253, Government Code, the certified check or bid bond shall be forfeited to the district.


The commission may reject any and all bids.
Acts 1971, 62nd Leg., p. 110, ch. 58, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 30, 1971. Amended by Acts 1971, 62nd Leg., p. 1448, ch. 404, Sec. 1, eff. May 26, 1971; Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 5.95(19), eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
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