What is a Multi-Step Bid?
The Multi-Step bid process may be utilized as a procurement method when it is determined that factors other than price must be considered in making a contract award. These factors may include the ability of the product to meet performance or design specifications and/or the vendor’s capabilities and qualifications for providing the required services or product. Bidders whose technical submissions have been found to be acceptable under the criteria set forth in the bid shall have their prices considered. Final award is based on the lowest responsible responsive responsible bid price.