B-232956, Nov 10, 1988, 68 Comp.Gen. 79
B-232956: Nov 10, 1988
Procurement - Sealed Bidding - Bids - Responsiveness - Signatures - Omission Bidder's failure to sign a telecopied bid modification may not be waived as a minor informality where the only evidence in the modification of the bidder's intent to be bound is the corporate letterhead and no other document signed by the bidder accompanied the modification. Specified that bids were to be received by 11 a.m. on September 27. The bid was received by the agency at 9:57 a.m. on September 27. Jennings telecopied a three page modification of its bid which was received by the agency at 9:47 a.m. Bids were to be evaluated on the basis of the base bid prices and two work additives if they were within available funding.