Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Transit in Minnesota

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Other than full and open competition

Normally, the recipient must provide for full and open competition when soliciting bids or proposals.  The Common Grant Rule for governmental recipients, however, acknowledges that under certain circumstances, a recipient may conduct procurements without providing for full and open competition.

Specific considerations

When appropriate

  • Adequate completion
  • Sole source
    • If one of four conditions are present
    • Single bid or single proposal

When prohibited

  • Failure to plan
  • Limited availability of federal assistance