On the Bid Comparison table, the items highlighted in yellow represent the lowest bid per item which were originally awarded to the lowest bidder. The items highlighted in blue represent the 2nd lowest bid for the three items that had previously been awarded to Quality Standard Petroleum. The recommendation is to award the three items to the next lowest bidder, Sun Coast Resources, Inc. Annual increase is $466.50.
The user departments use their budgets for the items purchased as the need arises.