ONVIA.COM, INC.

                       2000 DIRECTORS' STOCK OPTION PLAN


     1.   Purposes of the Plan.  The purposes of this Directors' Stock Option
Plan are to attract and retain the best available personnel for service as
Directors of the Company, to provide additional incentive to the Outside
Directors of the Company to serve as Directors, and to encourage their continued
service on the Board.

          All options granted hereunder shall be nonstatutory stock options.

     2.   Definitions.  As used herein, the following definitions shall apply:

          (a)  "Board" means the Board of Directors of the Company.

          (b)  "Change of Control" means a sale of all or substantially all of
the Company's assets, or any merger or consolidation of the Company with or into
another corporation other than a merger or consolidation in which the holders of
more than 50% of the shares of capital stock of the Company outstanding
immediately prior to such transaction continue to hold (either by the voting
securities remaining outstanding or by their being converted into voting
securities of the surviving entity) more than 50% of the total voting power
represented by the voting securities of the Company, or such surviving entity,
outstanding immediately after such transaction.

          (c)  "Code" means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.

          (d)  "Common Stock" means the Common Stock of the Company.

          (e)  "Company" means Onvia.com, Inc., a Delaware corporation.

          (f)  "Continuous Status as a Director" means the absence of any
interruption or termination of service as a Director.

          (g)  "Corporate Transaction" means a dissolution or liquidation of the
Company, a sale of all or substantially all of the Company's assets, or a
merger, consolidation or other capital reorganization of the Company with or
into another corporation.

          (h)  "Director" means a member of the Board.

          (i)  "Employee" means any person, including any officer or Director,
employed by the Company or any Parent or Subsidiary of the Company.  The payment
of a director's fee by the Company shall not be sufficient in and of itself to
constitute "employment" by the Company.

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          (j)  "Exchange Act" means the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as
amended.

          (k)  "Option" means a stock option granted pursuant to the Plan.  All
options shall be nonstatutory stock options (i.e., options that are not intended
to qualify as incentive stock options under Section 422 of the Code).

          (l)  "Optioned Stock" means the Common Stock subject to an Option.

          (m)  "Optionee" means an Outside Director who receives an Option.

          (n)  "Outside Director" means a Director who is not an Employee.

          (o)  "Parent" means a "parent corporation," whether now or hereafter
existing, as defined in Section 424(e) of the Code.

          (p)  "Plan" means this 2000 Directors' Stock Option Plan.

          (q)  "Share" means a share of the Common Stock, as adjusted in
accordance with Section 11 of the Plan.

          (r)  "Subsidiary" means a "subsidiary corporation," whether now or
hereafter existing, as defined in Section 424(f) of the Code.

     3.   Stock Subject to the Plan.  Subject to the provisions of Section 11 of
the Plan, the maximum aggregate number of Shares which may be optioned and sold
under the Plan is 600,000 Shares of Common Stock (on a post-split basis) (the
"Pool"). The Shares may be authorized, but unissued, or reacquired Common
Stock.

     If an Option should expire or become unexercisable for any reason without
having been exercised in full, the unpurchased Shares which were subject thereto
shall, unless the Plan has been terminated, become available for future grant
under the Plan.  In addition, any Shares of Common Stock that are retained by
the Company upon exercise of an Option in order to satisfy the exercise price
for such Option, or any withholding taxes due with respect to such exercise,
shall be treated as not issued and shall continue to be available under the
Plan.  If Shares that were acquired upon exercise of an Option are subsequently
repurchased by the Company, such Shares shall not in any event be returned to
the Plan and shall not become available for future grant under the Plan.

     4.   Administration of and Grants of Options under the Plan.

          (a)  Administrator.  Except as otherwise required herein, the Plan
shall be administered by the Board.

          (b)  Procedure for Grants.  All grants of Options hereunder shall be
automatic and nondiscretionary and shall be made strictly in accordance with the
following provisions:

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               (i)    No person shall have any discretion to select which
Outside Directors shall be granted Options or to determine the number of Shares
to be covered by Options granted to Outside Directors.

               (ii)   Each Outside Director shall be automatically granted an
Option to purchase Shares (the "First Option") as follows: (A) with respect to
persons who are Outside Directors on the effective date of this Plan, as
determined in accordance with Section 6 hereof, 40,000 Shares (on a post-split
basis) on such effective date, and (B) with respect to any person who becomes an
Outside Director after the effective date of this Plan, 40,000 Shares (on a
post-split basis) on the date on which such person first becomes an Outside
Director, whether through election by the shareholders of the Company or
appointment by the Board of Directors to fill a vacancy.

               (iii)  Each Outside Director shall thereafter be automatically
granted an Option to purchase 10,000 Shares (the "Subsequent Option") on the
date of each Annual Meeting of the Company's stockholders immediately following
which such Outside Director is serving on the Board, provided that, on such
date, he or she shall have served on the Board for at least six (6) months prior
to the date of such Annual Meeting.

               (iv)   Notwithstanding the provisions of subsections (ii) and
(iii) hereof, in the event that a grant would cause the number of Shares subject
to outstanding Options plus the number of Shares previously purchased upon
exercise of Options to exceed the Pool, then each such automatic grant shall be
for that number of Shares determined by dividing the total number of Shares
remaining available for grant by the number of Outside Directors receiving an
Option on the automatic grant date. Any further grants shall then be deferred
until such time, if any, as additional Shares become available for grant under
the Plan through action of the stockholders to increase the number of Shares
which may be issued under the Plan or through cancellation or expiration of
Options previously granted hereunder.

               (v)    Notwithstanding the provisions of subsections (ii) and
(iii) hereof, any grant of an Option made before the Company has obtained
stockholder approval of the Plan in accordance with Section 17 hereof shall be
conditioned upon obtaining such stockholder approval of the Plan in accordance
with Section 17 hereof.

               (vii)  The terms of each First Option granted hereunder shall be
as follows:

                      (1)  each First Option shall be exercisable only while the
Outside Director remains a Director of the Company, except as set forth in
Section 9 below;

                      (2)  the exercise price per Share shall be 100% of the
fair market value per Share on the date of grant of each option, determined in
accordance with Section 8 hereof;

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                      (3)  each First Option shall become exercisable in
installments cumulatively as to 25% of the Shares subject to the option on each
of the first, second, third and fourth anniversaries of the date of grant of the
option.

               (vii)  The terms of each Annual Option granted hereunder shall be
as follows:

                      (1)  each Annual Option shall be exercisable only while
the Outside Director remains a Director of the Company, except as set forth in
Section 9 below;

                      (2)  the exercise price per Share shall be 100% of the
fair market value per Share on the date of grant of each option, determined in
accordance with Section 8 hereof;

                      (3)  each Annual Option shall become exercisable as to
100% of the Shares subject to the option on the day preceding the first
anniversary of the date of grant of the option.

          (c)  Powers of the Board.  Subject to the provisions and restrictions
of the Plan, the Board shall have the authority, in its discretion:  (i) to
determine, upon review of relevant information and in accordance with Section
8(b) of the Plan, the fair market value of the Common Stock; (ii) to determine
the exercise price per Share of Options to be granted, which exercise price
shall be determined in accordance with Section 8 of the Plan; (iii) to interpret
the Plan; (iv) to prescribe, amend and rescind rules and regulations relating to
the Plan; (v) to authorize any person to execute on behalf of the Company any
instrument required to effectuate the grant of an Option previously granted
hereunder; and (vi) to make all other determinations deemed necessary or
advisable for the administration of the Plan.

          (d)  Effect of Board's Decision.  All decisions, determinations and
interpretations of the Board shall be final and binding on all Optionees and any
other holders of any Options granted under the Plan.

          (e)  Suspension or Termination of Option.  If the Chief Executive
Officer or his or her designee reasonably believes that an Optionee has
committed an act of misconduct, such officer may suspend the Optionee's right to
exercise any option pending a determination by the Board (excluding the Outside
Director accused of such misconduct).  If the Board (excluding the Outside
Director accused of such misconduct) determines an Optionee has committed an act
of embezzlement, fraud, dishonesty, nonpayment of an obligation owed to the
Company, breach of fiduciary duty or deliberate disregard of the Company rules
resulting in loss, damage or injury to the Company, or if an Optionee makes an
unauthorized disclosure of any Company trade secret or confidential information,
engages in any conduct constituting unfair competition, induces any Company
customer to breach a contract with the Company or induces any principal for whom
the Company acts as agent to terminate such agency relationship, neither the
Optionee nor his or her estate shall be entitled to exercise any Option
whatsoever.  In making such determination, the Board of Directors (excluding the
Outside Director accused of such

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misconduct) shall act fairly and shall give the Optionee an opportunity to
appear and present evidence on Optionee's behalf at a hearing before the Board
or a committee of the Board.

     5.   Eligibility.  Options may be granted only to Outside Directors.  All
Options shall be automatically granted in accordance with the terms set forth in
Section 4(b) above.  An Outside Director who has been granted an Option may, if
he or she is otherwise eligible, be granted an additional Option or Options in
accordance with such provisions.

          The Plan shall not confer upon any Optionee any right with respect to
continuation of service as a Director or nomination to serve as a Director, nor
shall it interfere in any way with any rights which the Director or the Company
may have to terminate his or her directorship at any time.

     6.   Term of Plan; Effective Date.  The Plan shall become effective on the
effectiveness of the registration statement under the Securities Act of 1933, as
amended, relating to the Company's initial public offering of securities.  It
shall continue in effect for a term of ten (10) years unless sooner terminated
under Section 13 of the Plan.

     7.   Term of Options.  The term of each Option shall be ten (10) years from
the date of grant thereof unless an Option terminates sooner pursuant to Section
9 below.

     8.   Exercise Price and Consideration.

          (a)  Exercise Price.  The per Share exercise price for the Shares to
be issued pursuant to exercise of an Option shall be 100% of the fair market
value per Share on the date of grant of the Option.

          (b)  Fair Market Value.  The fair market value shall be determined by
the Board; provided however that in the event the Common Stock is traded on the
Nasdaq National Market or listed on a stock exchange, the fair market value per
Share shall be the closing sales price on such system or exchange on the date of
grant of the Option (or, in the event that the Common Stock is not traded on
such date, on the immediately preceding trading date), as reported in The Wall
Street Journal, or if there is a public market for the Common Stock but the
Common Stock is not traded on the Nasdaq National Market or listed on a stock
exchange, the fair market value per Share shall be the mean of the bid and asked
prices of the Common Stock in the over-the-counter market on the date of grant,
as reported in The Wall Street Journal (or, if not so reported, as otherwise
reported by the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation
("Nasdaq") System). For purposes of the First Options granted on the effective
date of this Plan, the fair market value per Share shall be the Price to Public
as set forth in the final prospectus filed with the Securities Exchange
Commission pursuant to Rule 424 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

          (c)  Form of Consideration.  The consideration to be paid for the
Shares to be issued upon exercise of an Option shall consist entirely of cash,
check, other Shares of Common Stock having a fair market value on the date of
surrender equal to the aggregate exercise price of the Shares as to which the
Option shall be exercised (which, if acquired from the Company, shall

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have been held for at least six months), or any combination of such methods of
payment and/or any other consideration or method of payment as shall be
permitted under applicable corporate law.

     9.   Exercise of Option.

          (a)  Procedure for Exercise; Rights as a Stockholder.  Any Option
granted hereunder shall be exercisable at such times as are set forth in Section
4(b) above; provided however that no Options shall be exercisable prior to
stockholder approval of the Plan in accordance with Section 17 below has been
obtained.

               An Option may not be exercised for a fraction of a Share.

               An Option shall be deemed to be exercised when written notice of
such exercise has been given to the Company in accordance with the terms of the
Option by the person entitled to exercise the Option and full payment for the
Shares with respect to which the Option is exercised has been received by the
Company. Full payment may consist of any consideration and method of payment
allowable under Section 8(c) of the Plan. Until the issuance (as evidenced by
the appropriate entry on the books of the Company or of a duly authorized
transfer agent of the Company) of the stock certificate evidencing such Shares,
no right to vote or receive dividends or any other rights as a stockholder shall
exist with respect to the Optioned Stock, notwithstanding the exercise of the
Option. A share certificate for the number of Shares so acquired shall be issued
to the Optionee as soon as practicable after exercise of the Option. No
adjustment will be made for a dividend or other right for which the record date
is prior to the date the stock certificate is issued, except as provided in
Section 11 of the Plan.

               Exercise of an Option in any manner shall result in a decrease in
the number of Shares which thereafter may be available, both for purposes of the
Plan and for sale under the Option, by the number of Shares as to which the
Option is exercised.

          (b)  Termination of Continuous Status as a Director.  If an Outside
Director ceases to serve as a Director, he or she may, but only within ninety
(90) days after the date he or she ceases to be a Director of the Company,
exercise his or her Option to the extent that he or she was entitled to exercise
it at the date of such termination.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, in no event
may the Option be exercised after its term set forth in Section 7 has expired.
To the extent that such Outside Director was not entitled to exercise an Option
at the date of such termination, or does not exercise such Option (to the extent
he or she was entitled to exercise) within the time specified above, the Option
shall terminate and the Shares underlying the unexercised portion of the Option
shall revert to the Plan.

          (c)  Disability of Optionee.  Notwithstanding Section 9(b) above, in
the event a Director is unable to continue his or her service as a Director with
the Company as a result of his or her total and permanent disability (as defined
in Section 22(e)(3) of the Code), he or she may, but only within twelve (12)
months from the date of such termination, exercise his or her Option to the
extent he or she was entitled to exercise it at the date of such termination.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, in no event may the Option be exercised after its
term set forth in

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Section 7 has expired. To the extent that he or she was not entitled to exercise
the Option at the date of termination, or if he or she does not exercise such
Option (to the extent he or she was entitled to exercise) within the time
specified above, the Option shall terminate and the Shares underlying the
unexercised portion of the Option shall revert to the Plan.

          (d)  Death of Optionee.  In the event of the death of an Optionee: (A)
during the term of the Option who is, at the time of his or her death, a
Director of the Company and who shall have been in Continuous Status as a
Director since the date of grant of the Option, or (B) three (3) months after
the termination of Continuous Status as a Director, the Option may be exercised,
at any time within twelve (12) months following the date of death, by the
Optionee's estate or by a person who acquired the right to exercise the Option
by bequest or inheritance, but only to the extent of the right to exercise that
had accrued at the date of death or the date of termination, as applicable.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, in no event may the Option be exercised after its
term set forth in Section 7 has expired. To the extent that an Optionee was not
entitled to exercise the Option at the date of death or termination or if he or
she does not exercise such Option (to the extent he or she was entitled to
exercise) within the time specified above, the Option shall terminate and the
Shares underlying the unexercised portion of the Option shall revert to the
Plan.

     10.  Nontransferability of Options.  The Option may not be sold, pledged,
assigned, hypothecated, transferred or disposed of in any manner other than by
will or by the laws of descent or distribution or pursuant to a qualified
domestic relations order (as defined by the Code or the rules thereunder).  The
designation of a beneficiary by an Optionee does not constitute a transfer.  An
Option may be exercised during the lifetime of an Optionee only by the Optionee
or a transferee permitted by this Section.

     11.  Adjustments Upon Changes in Capitalization; Corporate Transactions.

          (a)  Adjustment.  Subject to any required action by the stockholders
of the Company, the number of shares of Common Stock covered by each outstanding
Option, the number of Shares of Common Stock set forth in Sections 4(b)(ii)
and(iii) above, and the number of Shares of Common Stock which have been
authorized for issuance under the Plan but as to which no Options have yet been
granted or which have been returned to the Plan upon cancellation or expiration
of an Option, as well as the price per Share of Common Stock covered by each
such outstanding Option, shall be proportionately adjusted for any increase or
decrease in the number of issued Shares of Common Stock resulting from a stock
split, reverse stock split, stock dividend, combination or reclassification of
the Common Stock (including any such change in the number of Shares of Common
Stock effected in connection with a change in domicile of the Company) or any
other increase or decrease in the number of issued Shares of Common Stock
effected without receipt of consideration by the Company; provided however that
conversion of any convertible securities of the Company shall not be deemed to
have been "effected without receipt of consideration." Such adjustment shall be
made by the Board, whose determination in that respect shall be final, binding
and conclusive. Except as expressly provided herein, no issuance by the Company
of shares of stock of any class, or securities convertible into shares of stock
of any class, shall affect, and no adjustment by reason thereof shall be made
with respect to, the number or price of shares of Common Stock subject to an
Option.

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          (b)  Corporate Transactions; Change of Control.  In the event of a
Corporate Transaction, each outstanding Option shall be assumed or an equivalent
option shall be substituted by the successor corporation or a Parent or
Subsidiary of such successor corporation, unless the successor corporation does
not agree to assume the outstanding Options or to substitute equivalent options,
in which case the Options shall terminate upon the consummation of the
transaction; provided however that in the event of a Change of Control, each
optionee shall have the right to exercise all of his or her options to purchase
Shares, immediately prior to the consummation of the transaction.

          For purposes of this Section 11(b), an Option shall be considered
assumed, without limitation, if, at the time of issuance of the stock or other
consideration upon such Corporate Transaction or Change of Control, each
Optionee would be entitled to receive upon exercise of an Option the same number
and kind of shares of stock or the same amount of property, cash or securities
as the Optionee would have been entitled to receive upon the occurrence of such
transaction if the Optionee had been, immediately prior to such transaction, the
holder of the number of Shares of Common Stock covered by the Option at such
time (after giving effect to any adjustments in the number of Shares covered by
the Option as provided for in this Section 11); provided however that if such
consideration received in the transaction was not solely common stock of the
successor corporation or its Parent, the Administrator may, with the consent of
the successor corporation, provide for the consideration to be received upon
exercise of the Option to be solely common stock of the successor corporation or
its Parent equal to the Fair Market Value of the per Share consideration
received by holders of Common Stock in the transaction.

          (c)  Certain Distributions.  In the event of any distribution to the
Company's stockholders of securities of any other entity or other assets (other
than dividends payable in cash or stock of the Company) without receipt of
consideration by the Company, the Administrator may, in its discretion,
appropriately adjust the price per Share of Common Stock covered by each
outstanding Option to reflect the effect of such distribution.

     12.  Time of Granting Options.  The date of grant of an Option shall, for
all purposes, be the date determined in accordance with Section 4(b) hereof.
Notice of the determination shall be given to each Outside Director to whom an
Option is so granted within a reasonable time after the date of such grant.

     13.  Amendment and Termination of the Plan.

          (a)  Amendment and Termination.  The Board may amend or terminate the
Plan from time to time in such respects as the Board may deem advisable;
provided that, to the extent necessary and desirable to comply with Rule 16b-3
under the Exchange Act (or any other applicable law or regulation), the Company
shall obtain approval of the stockholders of the Company to Plan amendments to
the extent and in the manner required by such law or regulation.

          (b)  Effect of Amendment or Termination.  Any such amendment or
termination of the Plan that would impair the rights of any Optionee shall not
affect Options

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already granted to such Optionee and such Options shall remain in full force and
effect as if this Plan had not been amended or terminated, unless mutually
agreed otherwise between the Optionee and the Board, which agreement must be in
writing and signed by the Optionee and the Company.

     14.  Conditions Upon Issuance of Shares.  Notwithstanding any other
provision of the Plan or any agreement entered into by the Company pursuant to
the Plan, the Company shall not be obligated, and shall have no liability for
failure, to issue or deliver any Shares under the Plan unless such issuance or
delivery would comply with the legal requirements relating to the administration
of stock option plans under applicable U.S. state corporate laws, U.S. federal
and applicable state securities laws, the Code, any stock exchange or Nasdaq
rules or regulations to which the Company may be subject and the applicable laws
of any other country or jurisdiction where Options are granted under the Plan,
as such laws, rules, regulations and requirements shall be in place from time to
time (the "Applicable Laws").  Such compliance shall be determined by the
Company in consultation with its legal counsel.

          As a condition to the exercise of an Option, the Company may require
the person exercising such Option to represent and warrant at the time of any
such exercise that the Shares are being purchased only for investment and
without any present intention to sell or distribute such Shares if, in the
opinion of counsel for the Company, such a representation is required by law.

     15.  Reservation of Shares.  The Company, during the term of this Plan,
will at all times reserve and keep available such number of Shares as shall be
sufficient to satisfy the requirements of the Plan.

     16.  Option Agreement.  Options shall be evidenced by written option
agreements in such form as the Board shall approve.

     17.  Stockholder Approval.  If required by the Applicable Laws, continuance
of the Plan shall be subject to approval by the stockholders of the Company.
Such stockholder approval shall be obtained in the manner and to the degree
required under the Applicable Laws.

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                                ONVIA.COM, INC.

                       2000 DIRECTORS' STOCK OPTION PLAN

                         NOTICE OF STOCK OPTION GRANT


[Optionee]
[OptioneeAddress1]
[OptioneeAddress2]

     You have been granted an option to purchase Common Stock of Onvia.com, Inc.
(the "Company") as follows:

     Date of Grant                         [GrantDate]

     Vesting Commencement Date             [VestingStartDate]

     Exercise Price per Share              [ExercisePrice]

     Total Number of Shares Granted        [SharesGranted]

     Total Exercise Price                  [TotalExercisePrice]

     Expiration Date                       [ExpirDate]

     Vesting Schedule                      This Option may be exercised, in
                                           whole or in part, in accordance with
                                           the following schedule:

     Termination Period                    This Option may be exercised for 90
                                           days after termination of Optionee's
                                           Continuous Status as a Director, or
                                           such longer period as may be
                                           applicable upon death or Disability
                                           of Optionee as provided in the Plan,
                                           but in no event later than the
                                           Expiration Date as provided above.
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     By your signature and the signature of the Company's representative below,
you and the Company agree that this option is granted under and governed by the
terms and conditions of the 2000 Directors' Stock Option Plan and the
Nonstatutory Stock Option Agreement, all of which are attached and made a part
of this document.

OPTIONEE:                             ONVIA.COM, INC.



________________________________      By:____________________________________
Signature
                                      Title:_________________________________
________________________________
Print Name

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                                ONVIA.COM, INC.

                      NONSTATUTORY STOCK OPTION AGREEMENT



     1.   Grant of Option.  The Board of Directors of the Company hereby grants
to the Optionee named in the Notice of Stock Option Grant attached as Part I of
this Agreement (the "Optionee"), an option (the "Option") to purchase a number
of Shares, as set forth in the Notice of Stock Option Grant, at the exercise
price per share set forth in the Notice of Stock Option Grant (the "Exercise
Price"'), subject to the terms and conditions of the 2000 Directors' Stock
Option Plan (the "Plan"), which is incorporated herein by reference.
(Capitalized terms not defined herein shall have the meanings ascribed to such
terms in the Plan.) In the event of a conflict between the terms and conditions
of the Plan and the terms and conditions of this Nonstatutory Stock Option
Agreement, the terms and conditions of the Plan shall prevail.

     2.   Exercise of Option.

          (a)  Right to Exercise.  This Option is exercisable during its term in
accordance with the Vesting Schedule set out in the Notice of Stock Option Grant
and the applicable provisions of the Plan and this Nonstatutory Stock Option
Agreement.  In the event of Optionee's death, disability or other termination of
Optionee's employment or consulting relationship, the exercisability of the
Option is governed by the applicable provisions of the Plan and this
Nonstatutory Stock Option Agreement.

          (b)  Method of Exercise.  This Option is exercisable by delivery of an
exercise notice, in the form attached as Exhibit A (the "Exercise Notice"),
which shall state the election to exercise the Option, the number of Shares in
respect of which the Option is being exercised (the "Exercised Shares"), and
such other representations and agreements as may be required by the Company
pursuant to the provisions of the Plan.  The Exercise Notice shall be signed by
the Optionee and shall be delivered in person or by certified mail to the
Secretary of the Company.  The Exercise Notice shall be accompanied by payment
of the aggregate Exercise Price as to all Exercised Shares.  This Option shall
be deemed to be exercised upon receipt by the Company of such fully executed
Exercise Notice accompanied by such aggregate Exercise Price.

          No Shares shall be issued pursuant to the exercise of this Option
unless such issuance and exercise complies with all relevant provisions of law
and the requirements of any stock exchange or quotation service upon which the
Shares are then listed.  Assuming such compliance, for income tax purposes the
Exercised Shares shall be considered transferred to the Optionee on the date the
Option is exercised with respect to such Exercised Shares.

     3.   Method of Payment.  Payment of the aggregate Exercise Price shall be
by any of the following, or a combination thereof, at the election of the
Optionee:

          (a)  cash;

          (b)  check;
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          (c)  delivery of a properly executed exercise notice together with
such other documentation as the Administrator and the broker, if applicable,
shall require to effect an exercise of the Option and delivery to the Company of
the sale or loan proceeds required to pay the exercise price; or

          (d)  surrender of other Shares which (i) in the case of Shares
acquired upon exercise of an option, have been owned by the Optionee for more
than six (6) months on the date of surrender, and (ii) have a Fair Market Value
on the date of surrender equal to the aggregate Exercise Price of the Exercised
Shares.

     4.   Non-Transferability of Option.  This Option may not be transferred in
any manner otherwise than by will or by the laws of descent or distribution or
pursuant to a domestic relations order (as defined by the Code or the rules
thereunder) and may be exercised during the lifetime of Optionee only by the
Optionee or a transferee permitted by Section 10 of the Plan.  The terms of the
Plan and this Nonstatutory Stock Option Agreement shall be binding upon the
executors, administrators, heirs, successors and assigns of the Optionee.

     5.   Term of Option.  This Option may be exercised only within the term set
out in the Notice of Stock Option Grant, and may be exercised during such term
only in accordance with the Plan and the terms of this Nonstatutory Stock Option
Agreement.

     6.   Tax Consequences.  Set forth below is a brief summary of certain
federal tax consequences relating to this Option under the law in effect as of
the date of grant.  THIS SUMMARY IS NECESSARILY INCOMPLETE, AND THE TAX LAWS AND
REGULATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.  OPTIONEE SHOULD CONSULT HIS OR HER OWN TAX
ADVISER BEFORE EXERCISING THIS OPTION OR DISPOSING OF THE SHARES.

          (a)  Exercising the Option.  Since this Option does not qualify as an
incentive stock option under Section 422 of the Code, the Optionee may incur
regular federal income tax liability upon exercise.  The Optionee will be
treated as having received compensation income (taxable at ordinary income tax
rates) equal to the excess, if any, of the fair market value of the Exercised
Shares on the date of exercise over their aggregate Exercise Price.

          (b)  Disposition of Shares.  If the Optionee holds the Option Shares
for more than one year, gain realized on disposition of the Shares will be
treated as long-term capital gain for federal income tax purposes.  The long-
term capital gain will be taxed for federal income tax purposes as a maximum
rate of  20 percent.

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     By your signature and the signature of the Company's representative below,
you and the Company agree that this Option is granted under and governed by the
terms and conditions of the Plan and this Nonstatutory Stock Option Agreement.
Optionee has reviewed the Plan and this Nonstatutory Stock Option Agreement in
their entirety, has had an opportunity to obtain the advice of counsel prior to
executing this Nonstatutory Stock Option Agreement and fully understands all
provisions of the Plan and Nonstatutory Stock Option Agreement.  Optionee hereby
agrees to accept as binding, conclusive and final all decisions or
interpretations of the Administrator upon any questions relating to the Plan and
Nonstatutory Stock Option Agreement.

                                       ONVIA.COM, INC.


__________________________________     By:____________________________________
[Optionee]
                                       Title:_________________________________

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                               CONSENT OF SPOUSE


     The undersigned spouse of Optionee has read and hereby approves the terms
and conditions of the Plan and this Nonstatutory Stock Option Agreement.  In
consideration of the Company's granting his or her spouse the right to purchase
Shares as set forth in the Plan and this Nonstatutory Stock  Option Agreement,
the undersigned hereby agrees to be irrevocably bound by the terms and
conditions of the Plan and this Nonstatutory Stock Option Agreement and further
agrees that any community property interest shall be similarly bound.  The
undersigned hereby appoints the undersigned's spouse as attorney-in-fact for the
undersigned with respect to any amendment or exercise of rights under the Plan
or this Nonstatutory Stock Option Agreement.


                                       _______________________________________
                                       Spouse of Optionee
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                                   EXHIBIT A

                              NOTICE OF EXERCISE



To:       Onvia.com, Inc.

Attn:     Stock Option Administrator

Subject:  Notice of Intention to Exercise Stock Option


     This is official notice that the undersigned ("Optionee") intends to
exercise Optionee's option to purchase __________ shares of Onvia.com, Inc.
Common Stock, under and pursuant to the Company's 2000 Directors' Stock Option
Plan and the Nonstatutory Stock Option Agreement dated _______________, as
follows:

     Grant Number:                 ______________________________________

     Date of Purchase:             ______________________________________

     Number of Shares:             ______________________________________

     Purchase Price:               ______________________________________

     Method of Payment of
     Purchase Price:               ______________________________________

     Social Security No.:          ______________________________________

     The shares should be issued as follows:

          Name:      _______________________________

          Address:   _______________________________

                     _______________________________

                     _______________________________

          Signed:    _______________________________

          Date:      _______________________________

Source: OneCLE Business Contracts.