This seminar is designed for administrators and managers of cities, counties, special districts, school districts and other public entities, buyers, project managers, contractors, subcontractors, managers, presidents and vice presidents, principals, architects, engineers and attorneys involved in public works construction.
Attendees will learn about construction procurement procedures, contract performance, and resolution of contract controversies for projects governed by the Consultants Competitive Negotiation Act. This seminar is designed for design professionals, contractors, attorneys, and those involved in the public construction arena.
Topics to be discussed include:
State Statutory Requirements
Bid Protests And Administrative Remedies
Competitive Bidding With Various Project Delivery Systems Advantages And Disadvantages
Successful Public School Construction And EDA Funded Projects
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
I. Program Overview
9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
II. State Statutory Requirements
A. Contracts That Must Be Bid
1. F.S. 287
2. Public Buildings
3. Purchase, Sale Or Lease Of Real Estate
B. Entities Subject To Competitive Selection Requirements
C. Waivers Of Competitive Selection Requirements
D. How The Consultants Competitive Negotiation Act Operates
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
III. Bid Protests And Administrative Remedies
A. Applicability Of APA
1. Filing Of Protest
2. Effect Of Filing
3. Emergency Award
C. Grounds Of Protests Standards For Overturning Awards
1. Specifications Protest
2. Defects Waivable And Non-Waivable
5. Sunshine Law Violations
7. Other Matters Affecting Price
E. Local Protest Rules
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
IV. Competitive Bidding With Various Project Delivery Systems Advantages And
C. Construction Management
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
V. Successful Public School Construction And EDA Funded Projects
4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VI. Questions And Panel Discussion