SENATE BILL 5816
State of Washington 52nd Legislature 1991 Regular Session
By Senator McCaslin.
Read first time February 22, 1991. Referred to Committee on Governmental Operations.
AN ACT Relating to counties; and adding a new section to chapter 36.32 RCW.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
NEW SECTION. Sec. 1. A new section is added to chapter 36.32 RCW to read as follows:
A county when calling for competitive bids for the procurement of road maintenance materials may award to multiple bidders for the same commodity when the bid specifications provide for the factors of haul distance to be included in the determination of which vendor is truly the lowest price to the county. The county may readvertise for additional bidders and vendors if it deems it necessary in the public interest.