This seminar is designed for attorneys, engineers, project managers, principals, procurement directors, contractors, subcontractors, presidents and vice presidents, contract managers, architects, administrators and managers of cities, counties, special districts, school districts and other public entities.
New Mexico public entities undertaking construction projects face comprehensive public contracting statutes and a contentious claims environment, which combine to pose legal and practice challenges unique to public construction.
This seminar will discuss the following topics:
• New Public Contract Documents
• Bid Protests
• Topics In Procurement And Construction
• Procurement Of Construction Through Competitive Sealed Proposals
• New Public Procurement Methods
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
I. New Public Contract Documents
A. Overview Of Public School Facilities Authority Contract Documents
1. Owner/Design Professional Agreement
2. General Conditions Of The Owner/Design Professional Agreement
3. Owner/Contractor Agreement
4. General Conditions Of The Contract For Construction
B. Overview Of University Of New Mexico General Conditions Of The Contract For Construction
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
I. New Public Contract Documents (Continued)
C. Pros And Cons Of The New Documents And Comparison With Standard American Institute Of Architects Documents – Panel Discussion
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
II. Bid Protests
D. Case Law And Procurement Code Update
III. Topics In Procurement And Construction
A. Subcontractors Fair Practices Act
B. Retainage Act
C. Construction Managers
D. Public Works Mediation Act
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
VI. Procurement Of Construction Through Competitive Sealed Proposals
3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
V. New Public Procurement Methods – Competitive Sealed Proposals
And Two Step Sealed Bids – Panel Discussion