by The Dickinson Press
December 14, 2010 at 6:00 pm in The Dickinson Press
After an Idaho contractor left a city project incomplete despite accepting payment, two suppliers are awaiting payment and a third was recently awarded a $27,000 judgment. Continue Reading
Tags: armory, Brian Kjerstad, construction, Tooz Construction, two rivers 2 Comments »
This is what happens when you don’t use local business for jobs that are done on county or city structures. I know it is tempting to give the job to the lowest bidder but sometimes the lowest bidder is not the best one for the job. I have not looked at the procurement laws recently but don’t we have the right to refuse any and all bids?
The city dropped the ball on this one. Guess part of my property tax increase will have to go to help the city pay off the local vendors that supplied product for this job.
I hope the city learned a valuable lesson here. BUY LOCAL.
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Something smells about that city official signing off on the payments.
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