Ohio Public Construction Contracting 101

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 8:00am

DoubleTree Columbus Worthington
175 Hutchinson Avenue
Columbus, OH 43235
(614) 885-3334
OCCD Group Rate: $112.00
Group Rate Deadline:  April 2, 2019

 

Ohio Public Construction Contracting 101

Presented by Bricker & Eckler LLP, 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 ProjectIdentify 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 BidsExplain 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.

Registration Deadline:  April 12, 2019

AGENDA

8:00   Registration
9:00   Welcome
9:10   Beginning a Project
10:30   Break
10:45   Bidding a Project
12:00   Lunch (provided with registration)
1:00   Reviewing the Bids
2:00   Construction Manager at Risk / Design-Build Delivery
2:30   Break
2:45   Continue Construction Manager at Risk / Design-Build Delivery
3:45   Construction Insurance and Bonds
4:45   Wrap Up

 




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