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Non-Performance Policy (Sample)

Reference Number: MTAS-1736
Tennessee Code Annotated
Reviewed Date: August 12, 2015
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Failure of a bidder to complete a contract, bid, or purchase order in the specified time agreed on, or failure to provide the service, materials, or supplies required by such contract, bid, or purchase order, or failure to honor a quoted price on services, materials, or supplies on a contract, bid, or purchase order may result in one or more of the following actions:

  • Removal of a vendor from bid list for a period to be determined by the governing body.
  • Allowing the vendor to find the needed item for the city from another supplier at no additional cost to the city.
  • Allowing the city to purchase the needed services, materials, or supplies from another source and charge the vendor for any difference in cost resulting from this purchase.
  • Allowing monetary settlement.
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