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Using County's Bid Prices in City

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Reviewed Date: June 19, 2017

Original Author: 
Chlarson, John
Date Created: 
May 13, 2005


Subjects:
Purchasing--Laws and regulations
Purchasing--Laws and regulations--Municipal ordinances
Purchasing--Policies and procedures
Streets--Pavement--Asphalt

Using County's Bid Prices in City

Summary: 
Letter on legality and procedure to use County's bid asphalt unit prices to buy asphalt for small projects in Parsons.

Knowledgebase-Using County's Bid Prices in City
2005 May 13

Ms. Judy Daugherty
City of Parsons
P.O. Box 128
Parsons, Tennessee
38363

Dear Judy:

This is in response to your questions about buying asphalt using the County's unit price contract. As we agreed, this is legitimate. I am enclosing copies of the relevant sections of the Tennessee Code Annotated, T.C.A. 12-3-1004 and T.C.A. 12-3-1009. The best manner in which to proceed would be if the County mentions in its bid documents that the City may purchase asphalt at the unit prices presented in the bid proposals after the bid is awarded.

Please let me know if MTAS can be of further assistance to Parsons in this or any other matter.


Sincerely,

Municpal Technical Advisory Service
University of Tennessee


John C. Chlarson, P.E.
Public Works/Engineering Consultant


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