One at One: Electronic Bid Submission

Posted April 22, 2020

  • One at One: Electronic Bid Submission

Today’s Issue:

Is electronic bid submission permitted?

Answer:

No. Legislation was adopted in October 2019 to authorize electronic bidding on the municipal level, but regulations have NOT been adopted. The AG’s office is reviewing this matter. There needs to be a technical equivalent to filing sealed bids that cannot be opened until the bid date. For now, you must only accept bid submissions by sealed bids either mailed or left in a physical drop box.

Resources:

See LFN 2020-06 at: https://www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/dlgs/lfns/20/2020-06.pdf

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This post is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice.

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