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Requests for Formal Bids and Proposals

General Instructions
All formal bids and proposals must be signed by an authorized employee of the submitting company; and must be received, in a sealed envelope, by Purchasing at the following location prior to the due date and time noted on the bid or proposal: Minneapolis Public Schools
Purchasing Department
1250 W  Broadway Street
Minneapolis, MN 55411

SEALED BIDS AND PROPOSALS WILL BE RECEIVED AND TIME STAMPED  NO LATER THAN THE DATE AND TIME SPECIFIED. ALL BIDS AND PROPOSALS RECEIVED AFTER THAT TIME WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. THE VENDOR ASSUMES ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR HAVING THEIR BID OR PROPOSAL TIME STAMPED NO LATER THAN THE DATE AND TIME SPECIFIED.

The District will not accept faxed, emailed or late bids or proposals.

Sealed bids and proposals will be opened on the date and time specified at the location listed above. For formal bids, vendors are welcome to attend the bid opening. At the bid opening, bids are tabulated. The final bid tabulation is available to all bid participants upon request.

Prior to shipping goods or providing services, the awarded Vendor(s) will receive a Purchase Order or will be required to execute some other form of a formal Contract.

Goods shipped or services performed prior to a District issued Purchase Order or an executed (fully signed) Contract will be considered a donation.

Additional instructions will be provided with the formal request for bid or proposal.