Tuesday, August 23, 2011

McLennan Court reverses no-bid award on cleaning

Waco – In a 4-1 vote, members of the McLennan County Commissioners' Court reversed an earlier intention to renew a cleaning services contract at the courthouse complex with an out of town company.

Following comments by Commissioner Ben Perry that he had received e-mails and phone calls from vendors and citizens asking why local contractors were not included in a request for proposals, Commissioner Kelly Snell made a motion that the present contract, which totals $133,000 per year at the rate of $.078 per square foot, be put out for competitive bids.
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The item was removed from the day's agenda for immediate action to renew the contract with James Enterprises of Cedar Hill and the purchasing department notified to prepare a request for qualifications and proposals on the services, for which the county presently pays about $12,000 per month.

1 comment:

  1. Something stinks in commie court!

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