Bids received in response to Competitive Sealed Bid (CSB) solicitations are opened publicly, at the time, date, and place designated in the Invitation for Bid (IFB). The name of each bidder, the bid price, and such other information as is deemed appropriate is read aloud or otherwise made available.
The bids are tabulated and made available for public inspection. The opened bids are made available for public inspection at a reasonable time after bid opening but in any case before vendor selection, except to the extent the bidder designates trade secrets or other proprietary data to be confidential.
|Name||Socrata field name||Column name in ||Data type||Description|
|Bid Item||bid_item||bid_item||Text||A description of the unit, or bid item, which is specified in a Competitive Sealed Bid (“CSB”) solicitation. A bid title may have more than one bid item which is distinguished from other items by its bid item number.|
|Bidder Name||bidder_name||bidder_name||Text||The name of the vendor that submitted a bid under a specified bid title. A vendor may submit a bid for one or more bid items specified in a Competitive Sealed Bid (“CSB”) solicitation.|
|Print Time||print_time||print_time||Text||The time that a bid item was printed under the specified title for a Competitive Sealed Bid (“CSB”) solicitation in H:MM format where “H” ranges from 0 – 23.|
|Bid Number||bid_number||bid_number||Number||The seven (7) digit bid number that corresponds to given bid title a Competitive Sealed Bid (“CSB”) solicitation.|
|Class Number||class_number||class_number||Number||"A bid can consists of one or more Classes where similar or related items (goods and services) can be grouped into a “Class”. If multiple like items are grouped into a class, awards will be made by class. Class numbers can range from a blank class (where there is no class or only one class) to two (2) – 99 classes. "|
|Bid Opening Date||bid_opening_date||bid_opening_date||Calendar date||The opening date for a Competitive Sealed Bid (“CSB”) solicitation in M/DD/YYYY format.|
|Bid Price||bid_price||bid_price||Text||The unit price, in dollars, for the corresponding bid item submitted by a vendor under the specified bid title.|
|Contact Name||contact_name||contact_name||Text||The name of the staff at the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (“DCAS”) who was listed as the point of contact on the original Competitive Sealed Bid (“CSB”) solicitation.|
|Print Date||print_date||print_date||Calendar date||The date that a bid item was printed under the specified title for a Competitive Sealed Bid (“CSB”) solicitation in M/DD/YYYY format.|
|Bid Title||bid_title||bid_title||Text||The title description for a bid solicitation that corresponds to a given bids number a Competitive Sealed Bid (“CSB”) solicitation. A bid title may have more than one (1) bid item associated with it and may be distinguished from other items by its bid item number.|
|Bid Item Number||bid_item_number||bid_item_number||Number||The item number associated with the type of good or service listed under a Bid Title. Bid items are assigned consecutive numbers that range from one (1) to 999.|