Lincoln (Neb.) School Contract Dispute Resolved

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Thursday, February 21, 2013

Construction on the Lincoln Elementary School is expected to continue after a judge ruled in favor of the Bismarck School Board in an electrical contract dispute.

In mid-January, the school board awarded the electrical package contract to Edling Electric Inc. for the new Lincoln school.

Skeels Electric Co. filed suit against the school board Feb. 1, alleging it should be awarded the contract because of a bid irregularity on the part of Edling Electric.

On the day of the bid, Edling submitted a bid that was labeled for one aspect of the electrical construction. Edling corrected the labeling to a combined bid the following morning, after the bid day had finished.

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