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All formal bids (over $50,000) are advertised in the Legal Section of the Wichita Falls Times and Record News twice beginning 14 days prior to the bid opening. The upcoming bids will be posted on this web site and on Channel 1300. A listing of the items that are bid annually can be obtained by clicking here.
Protests After Bid Opening:• Must be submitted in writing no later than seven (7) working days prior to scheduled bid award.• Contents of protest - name of protester, bid # or description; statement of grounds for protest.• Protests shall be filed at the office of the City Purchasing Agent.• Protests shall be reviewed by the Director of the user department, Finance Director, Purchasing Agent, a representative of the City Manager’s Office and a representative of the City Attorney’s Office.• The decision of the protest committee and the documented record sustaining their decision will be submitted to the City Council and the protesting bidder at least three (3) days prior to the scheduled council meeting. The protesting bidder will have an opportunity to discuss his/her concerns at the appropriate time during the City Council meeting.• The decision of the City Council shall be final.