The Superintendent or designee shall ensure that detailed specifications are prepared for any construction project for which competitive bids are sought.


All bids shall be submitted in sealed envelopes, plainly marked with the name of the bid and the time of the bid opening. Bids shall be opened at the time specified. All interested parties shall be invited to attend the bid opening.

Withdrawal and Late Bids

Any bid may be withdrawn prior to the scheduled time for opening. Bids received after the specified time shall not be considered.

Bid Acceptance

The administration may reject any and all bids up to a value of $25,000. The Board may reject any and all bids at or above a value of $25,000.

Safety Record

If the District considers the safety record of bidders in determining to whom to award a contract, the safety record shall be defined as a bidder's OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) inspection logs for the last three years, a loss analysis from the bidder's insurance carrier, and a loss history covering all lines of insurance coverage carried by the bidder.

Irving ISD



DATE ISSUED: 3/9/1998