Daily Archives: April 24, 2012

Public Bidding Hall of Fame: Gaeta v. Ridley School District

April 24th, 2012 (No Comments)

This is one in a series of posts which will highlight significant Pennsylvania court decisions in the area of public bidding and contracts.  The first decision highlighted concerns waiver of bid defects. In Gaeta v. Ridley School District, 567 Pa. 500, 788 A.2d 363 (2002), the low bidder submitted as bid security a B-rated bid bond, […]

Public Bidding 101: A Level Playing Field

April 24th, 2012 (No Comments)

This post is the first in what will be a continuing series of posts on the basic tenets of public bidding and contracting in Pennsylvania. A cornerstone of public bidding is the concept of a “level playing field” which binds all of the bidders to a common standard which governs all bids that are received.  […]

Welcome to PA Public Contracts!

April 24th, 2012 (No Comments)

Welcome to PA Public Contracts, a legal blog focused on the issues of public bidding and contracting at the state and  local level in Pennsylvania. This blog will offer news, analysis, opinions, and commentary on public bidding and contracting in Pennsylvania, analysis and commentary on significant court decisions, legislative changes to public procurement law, ideas […]