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Procurement

New Laws Impact State and Local Public Works Projects

The most recent session of Georgia’s General Assembly produced several notable changes to state and local government procurement laws.  These laws apply to both state agencies and local governments.  They relate to bidding requirements and conditions, award selection, early completion incentives and liquidated damages for delayed completion, and immigration laws. Read More »New Laws Impact State and Local Public Works Projects

Effect of Municipalities’ Ultra Vires Contracts

In several prior blog posts, we discussed the effectiveness of implied-contract claims against public owners, such as counties, school boards, and municipalities.  For instance, prior posts have addressed:

This post will cover the success of a quantum-meruit claim against a municipality based on ultra vires contracts — or contracts that were executed without formal authority.Read More »Effect of Municipalities’ Ultra Vires Contracts