Alternates. Unless otherwise stipulated, all alternate bids are deductive. It is in the best interest of the public, and the intent of the Owner is, that the entire Project be constructed within the funds allocated in the Project budget. The acceptance of any deductive alternate will be utilized as a last resort to accomplish the Project without requiring a redesign and rebidding of the Project. Any alternate, or alternates, if taken, will be taken in numerical sequence to the extent necessary.
Alternates. The ISO or a Participant or group of Participants may ---------- designate, by a written notice delivered to the Secretary of the Regional Transmission Operations Committee, an alternate for any member of the Regional Transmission Operations Committee appointed by the ISO or such Participant or group of Participants. In the absence of the member, the alternate shall have all of the powers of the member, including the power to vote.