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(a) Before date and time for receipt of bids or proposals. Bids or proposals that contain mistakes discovered by a bidder or proposer before the date and time for receipt of bids or proposals may be modified or withdrawn by written notice to the employee designated for the receipt of bids or proposals received prior to the deadline for receipt of bids or proposals. Any modification shall be filed under seal with the employee designated for receipt of bids and proposals.
(b) After date and time for receipt of bids or proposals. A bidder or proposer may not change its bid or proposal after the date and time set for the receipt of bids or proposals, except that the bidder or proposer may seek the city’s consent to the substitution of a subcontractor where the bidder can demonstrate in accordance with California law, including Section 4107.5 of the California Public Contract Code, that the name of the a substituted subcontractor was listed as a result of an inadvertent clerical error.
(c) Withdrawal of Bids or Proposals. A bidder or proposer alleging a mistake in a bid or proposal may be permitted to withdraw its bid or proposal only in conformance with California law, including Section 5100, et seq., of the California Public Contract Code.
(Ord. 5387 § 1 (part), 2016: Ord. 4827 § 1 (part), 2004)