Paving and competitive bidding

This time of year, the legal division always receives an increase in questions about whether paving projects must be competitively bid.

Competitive bids for emergency conservation measures

Recently, we’ve received questions about whether a school district is required to seek bids for purchasing or installing energy conservation measures on installment payment or shared-savings contracts. Pursuant to RC 3313.372 and RC 3313.373, the short answer is no, school boards of education are not required to seek competitive bids.

The laws stipulate that a: