If the agency is closed for any reason, including but not limited to
acts of God, strikes,
lockouts, riots, acts o
war, epidemics, governmental regulations superimposed after the fact,
fire, earthquakes, floods, or other natural disasters (the “Force Majeure Events”), which
closure prevents the opening of bids at the advertised date and time, all bids received shall
e publicly opened and read aloud on the next
day that the agency shall be open
and at the previously advertised time. The new date and time of
bid opening, as
determined in accordance with this paragraph, shall not be advertised, and all
submission of a bid proposal, shall be deemed to have knowledge of and shall have agreed
to the provisions of this paragraph.
ids shall be received by the agency until the new date
and time of the bid opening as set forth herein.
e agency shall not be held responsible
for the receipt of any bids for which the delivery was attempted and failed due to the
closure of the agency as a result of a Force Majeure Event.
shall be required
to ensure the delivery and r
eceipt of its bid by the agency prior to the
date and time of