Ohio Public Construction Contracting 101

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 9:00am

Watch for on-line registration approximately 6 weeks out.

Provided by Bricker & Eckler LLP, 100 South Third Street, Columbus, Ohio

This program covers fundamentals of constructing local government improvements in Ohio, including pre-planning, selecting a project delivery method, hiring design professionals, bidding, and insurance and bonding.  The program will identify key statutory and common law concepts for Ohio public contracting and best practices for achieving a project that is on time and under budget.  We will identify common mistakes made by public owners and their designers and contractors and ways to avoid them.

Beginning a Project   - Identify key decisions and when they need to be made when an Ohio public owner is considering undertaking a construction project.  Topics will include selecting a project delivery method, hiring design professionals, and identifying key documents.

Bidding a Project  -Explain the different bidding standards for Ohio public owners, the statutory   requirements for bidding, and best practices for bidding.

Reviewing the Bids Explain the legal standards for reviewing and rejecting bids and best practices for implementing legal requirements and insulating owners from bad bidders.

Construction Manager at Risk / Design-Build DeliveryExplain the advantages and disadvantages of these new project delivery methods as well as the statutory requirements and best practices for implementing each.

Construction Insurance and BondsExplain these key but often misunderstood topics.

 

 

Faculty—  Bricker & Eckler LLP, 100 South Third Street, Columbus, Ohio




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