Posted by Sara Clark on 2/26/2016

The Ohio Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of a public entity in a construction contract dispute where OSBA’s Legal Assistance Fund (LAF) provided amicus support. The decision is a good one for school districts and other public entities, especially those interested in putting in place penalties for a construction company’s failure to complete work in a timely manner.

In 2007, the Village of Piketon solicited bids to install a traffic signal. The contract with the winning bidder, Boone Coleman…