NON-COLLUSIVE BIDDING CERTIFICATION In accordance with Section 139-d of the State Finance Law, if this contract was awarded based upon the submission of bids, Contractor affirms, under penalty of perjury, that its bid was arrived at independently and without collusion aimed at restricting competition. Contractor further affirms that, at the time Contractor submitted its bid, an authorized and responsible person executed and delivered to the State a non-collusive bidding certification on Contractor's behalf.
Competitive Bidding The Design Professional shall ensure that any plans and specifications prepared, required, or recommended under this Agreement allow for competitive bidding. The Design Professional shall design such plans or specifications so that procurement of services, labor or materials are not available from only one source, and shall not design plans and specifications around a single or specific product, piece of major equipment or machinery, a specific patented design, or a proprietary process, unless required by principles of sound engineering practice and supported by a written justification that has been approved in writing by the City. The Design Professional shall submit this written justification to the City prior to beginning work on such plans or specifications. Whenever the Design Professional recommends a specific product or equipment for competitive procurement, such recommendation shall include at least two brand names of products that are capable of meeting the functional requirements applicable to the Project.
NON-COLLUSIVE BIDDING CERTIFICATE By submission of this bid or proposal, the Bidder certifies that: 1) This bid or proposal has been independently arrived at without collusion with any other Bidder or with any Competitor; 2) This bid or proposal has not been knowingly disclosed and will not be knowingly disclosed, prior to the opening of bids, or proposals for this project, to any other Bidder, Competitor or potential competitor: 3) No attempt has been or will be made to induce any other person, partnership or corporation to submit or not to submit a bid or proposal; 4) The person signing this bid or proposal certifies that he has fully informed himself regarding the accuracy of the statements contained in this certification, and under the penalties being applicable to the Bidder as well as to the person signing in its behalf. Not a negotiable term. Failure to agree will render your proposal non-responsive and it will not be considered. You may find the Blank CIQ form on our website at: Copy and Paste the following link into a new browser or tab: https://www.tips-usa.com/assets/documents/docs/CIQ.pdf There is an optional upload for this form provided if you have a conflict and must file the form. If you have a conflict of interest as described in this form or the Local Government Code Chapter 176, cited therein- you are required to complete and file with TIPS. CONFLICT OF INTEREST QUESTIONNAIRE - FORM CIQ - Do you have any CONFLICT OF INTEREST TO REPORT OR DISCLOSE under this statutory requirement? Do you have any CONFLICT OF INTEREST TO REPORT OR DISCLOSE under this statutory requirement? YES or NO 5 No Filing of Form CIQ If yes (above), have you filed a form CIQ by uploading the form to this RFP as directed above? 6
LATE BIDS Bids must be received at the location designated in the Solicitation at or before the date and time established in the Solicitation for the Bid opening or receipt of Bids. Any Bid received at the designated location after the established time will be considered a Late Bid. A Late Bid may be rejected and disqualified from award. Notwithstanding the foregoing, a Late Bid may be accepted in the Commissioner’s sole discretion where (i) no timely Bids meeting the requirements of the Solicitation are received,
Competitive Bid Quote Request When the Borrower wishes to request offers to make Competitive Bid Loans under this Section 2.16, it shall transmit to the Administrative Agent by telecopy a Competitive Bid Quote Request substantially in the form of Exhibit C-1 hereto so as to be received no later than (i) 10:00 a.m. (Chicago time) at least five Business Days prior to the Borrowing Date proposed therein, in the case of a request for a Competitive LIBOR Margin or (ii) 9:00 a.m. (Chicago time) at least one Business Day prior to the Borrowing Date proposed therein, in the case of a request for an Absolute Rate specifying:
NON-COLLUSIVE BIDDING REQUIREMENT In accordance with Section 2878 of the Public Authorities Law, if this Agreement was awarded based upon the submission of bids, Contractor warrants, under penalty of perjury, that its bid was arrived at independently and without collusion aimed at restricting competition. Contractor further warrants that, at the time Contractor submitted its bid, an authorized and responsible person executed and delivered to NYSERDA a non-collusive bidding certification on Contractor’s behalf.
Auction Agent (i) The Bank of New York is hereby appointed as Initial Auction Agent to serve as agent for the Issuer in connection with Auctions. The Indenture Trustee and the Issuer will, and the Indenture Trustee is hereby directed to, enter into the Initial Auction Agent Agreement with The Bank of New York, as the Initial Auction Agent. Any Substitute Auction Agent shall be (A) a bank, national banking association or trust company duly organized under the laws of the United States of America or any state or territory thereof having its principal place of business in the Borough of Manhattan, New York, or such other location as approved by the Indenture Trustee in writing and having a combined capital stock or surplus of at least $50,000,000, or (B) a member of the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc., having a capitalization of at least $50,000,000, and, in either case, authorized by law to perform all the duties imposed upon it hereunder and under the Auction Agent Agreement. The Auction Agent may at any time resign and be discharged of the duties and obligations created by this APPENDIX A-2 by giving at least 90 days' notice to the Indenture Trustee, each Broker-Dealer and the Issuer. The Auction Agent may be removed at any time by the Indenture Trustee upon the written direction of an Authorized Officer or by the holders of a majority of the aggregate principal amount of the Auction Rate Notes then Outstanding, and if by such Noteholders, by an instrument signed by such Noteholders or their attorneys and filed with the Auction Agent, the Issuer and the Indenture Trustee upon at least 90 days' written notice. Neither resignation nor removal of the Auction Agent pursuant to the preceding two sentences shall be effective until and unless a Substitute Auction Agent has been appointed and has accepted such appointment. If required by the Issuer, a Substitute Auction Agent Agreement shall be entered into with a Substitute Auction Agent. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Auction Agent may terminate the Auction Agent Agreement if, within 25 days after notifying the Indenture Trustee, each Broker-Dealer and the Issuer in writing that it has not received payment of any Auction Agent Fee due it in accordance with the terms of the Auction Agent Agreement, the Auction Agent does not receive such payment.
Competitive Bid Loans Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, a Borrower may, from time to time, during the period from the Closing Date until the date occurring seven days prior to the Maturity Date, request and each Lender may, in its sole discretion, agree to make Competitive Bid Loans to such Borrower; provided, however, that (A) the sum of the aggregate amount of Revolving Loans outstanding plus the aggregate amount of Competitive Bid Loans outstanding to the Borrowers on any day shall not exceed the Revolving Loan Commitment and (B) if a Lender makes a Competitive Bid Loan, such Lender’s obligation to make its pro rata share of any Revolving Loan shall not be reduced thereby.
Rate Quotes Not later than 5 Business Days after the Company shall have given PIM a Request for Purchase pursuant to Section 2B(3), PIM may, but shall be under no obligation to, provide to the Company by telephone interest rate quotes for the several principal amounts, maturities and principal prepayment schedules, and interest payment periods of Shelf Notes specified in such Request for Purchase. Each quote shall represent the interest rate per annum payable on the outstanding principal balance of such Shelf Notes at which PIM or a Prudential Affiliate would be willing to purchase such Shelf Notes at 100% of the principal amount thereof.
Competitive Bid Procedure (a) Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, from time to time during the Availability Period any Borrower may request Competitive Bids for Competitive Loans in US Dollars and may (but shall not have any obligation to) accept Competitive Bids and borrow Competitive Loans; provided that the aggregate Exposures at any time shall not exceed the aggregate Commitments. To request Competitive Bids, the Company or the applicable Borrower shall notify the Administrative Agent of such request by telephone (i) in the case of a Eurocurrency Competitive Borrowing, not later than 10:00 a.m., New York City time, four Business Days before the date of the proposed Competitive Borrowing and (ii) in the case of a Fixed Rate Borrowing, not later than 12:00 noon, New York City time, one Business Day before the date of the proposed Competitive Borrowing. Not more than three Competitive Bid Requests may be submitted on the same day. Each telephonic Competitive Bid Request shall be confirmed promptly by hand delivery or telecopy to the Administrative Agent of a written Competitive Bid Request in a form approved by the Administrative Agent and signed by the Company. Each such telephonic and written Competitive Bid Request shall specify the following information in compliance with Section 2.02: