Ohio 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.
- Preparation of bidding documents and construction documents
- Public competitive bidding statutes
- Bid protests
- The attendee will be able to discuss creation of bid and construction documents.
- The attendee will be able to identify changes to documents.
- The attendee will be able to review bidding statutes.
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
1. Project Planning
A. Defining Scope
B. Defining Schedule
C. Selecting The Project Delivery Method
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (Break 10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.)
II. Construction Documents
A. Bidding Requirements – An Overview
B. General Conditions
C. Supplementary And Special Conditions
D. Technical Specifications
E. Facilities Maintenance/Warranties
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
III. Changes To Bidding/Pricing Documents
B. Pre-Bid Substitutions
C. Post-Bid Substitutions
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
IV. Public Competitive Bidding Statutes
A. Statutory Overview
B. Notice Requirements
C. Bid Forms
D. Bid Guaranties
E. Bid Review And Contract Award
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
V. Bid Protests
A. Complaint Letter
B. Protest Meetings
C. Temporary Restraining Order
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VI. Contract Administration – Overview
A. Owner's Representative
B. Truth Or Consequences
C. Changes Order Chaos
D. Next Time