The agency may enter into negotiations exclusively with the apparent successful bidder for the purpose of, but not limited to:
(1) Determining if the bid may be improved;
(2) Clarifying elements of the bid that are not sufficiently precise or direct; or
(3) Securing better terms and conditions for the agency.
[Statutory Authority: 2011 c 43. 11-23-093, recodified as WAC 200-320-605, filed 11/17/11, effective 11/17/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 41.06.142. 04-07-104, § 236-51-605, filed 3/17/04, effective 7/1/05.]