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Commissioners rescind bid acceptance after contractor doubles price

 

Repairs to a section of the heating and air conditioning system at the Cheyenne County Courthouse will likely be postponed a year after the company approved to do the work said it miscalculated the bid and the actual cost would be twice as much.

The Cheyenne County Commissioners were visibly frustrated Monday as they discussed a request from Johnson Controls to rescind its bid in light of the new information.

Paul Schaub, county attorney, said Johnson Controls contacted the county shortly after commissioners approved its bid of $74,185 in March for the work.

"We received a call indicatin...



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guest01 writes:

I wish the city fathers would have asked for the originally specified hvac units and price, and then compared it to the new double priced units. It is easy enough to compare unit costs. It seems prudent to check the vendors story.

 
 
 

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