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Public Contracts and Procurement Regulations

Discover how to navigate the minefields of public contracting and procurement code with ease. Do you want to know how to minimize the looming pitfalls inherent in public contracting? Now you can - purchase these reference materials and enhance your knowledge of the complex and always changing system of laws and regulations involved in public contracting and procurement. You'll find out not only how to effectively coordinate the public procurement process for construction services, but also how to make strategic decisions concerning bid protests and contractual disputes. These reference materials will show you how public works projects are awarded and what you should do if you encounter a problem along the way. Presented from both legal and practical perspectives, this reference set will give you the tools you need to face the changing landscape in this often daunting field. Benefits for You •Enhance your understanding of the legal framework for local government procurements •Take the guesswork out of bid challenge procedures •Survival techniques for handling competitive bidding requirements and exceptions •Expert advice on how to comply with bonding and insurance requirements •Understand how to use alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration Learning Objectives •You will be able to discuss the procurement of goods, services, materials and equipment. •You will be able to review public works and competitive bidding law. •You will be able to explain retention and prompt payment rules. •You will be able to identify competitive bidding requirements and exceptions.
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Agenda

This seminar will be presented by André K. Campbell, Esq., Benjamin T. Reyes II, Esq. and Tyson M. Shower, Esq.
Overview
Procurement of Goods, Services, Materials and Equipment
  • Legal Framework for Local Government Procurements
    • Procurement Policies
    • Request for Quotes and Proposals
  • Special Procurement Law Issues
    • Local Preferences
    • Consulting Contracts
    • Emergency and Disaster Procurements
    • Joint Agency and Piggyback Procurements
    • Indemnity Issues for Design Professionals
Public Works and Competitive Bidding Law
  • Statutory Framework and Law Regarding Competitive Bidding
  • Competitive Bidding Requirements and Exceptions
    • Overview of Competitive Bidding
    • Steps for Competitive Bidding
    • Exceptions to Competitive Bidding
Awards of Bids
  • Determining Responsive Bids
  • Determining Responsible Bidders And Prequalification
  • Rules Relating to Subcontractors
  • Withdrawal of Bids
  • Bid Protests
Claims, Conflicts, Closeout
(Break 2:30 pm – 2:45 pm)
  • Progress Payments
  • Retention
  • Waivers and Releases
  • Prompt Payment Rules
  • Stop Notices
  • Payment Bonds
  • Default and Termination Issues
  • Liquidated Damages and Early Completion Bonuses
  • Delay and Disruption Issues
  • How to Handle Claims
    • Contractual Requirements
    • Claims Under $375,000 (Public Contract Code Section 20104, et. seq.)
    • Government Code Claims Requirements
    • Practical Considerations
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution and Litigation
Wrap-Up, Evaluations, and Questions and Answers
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Faculty

Benjamin T. Reyes II, Esq.

Benjamin T. Reyes II, Esq. – Moderator

Meyers Nave

  • Principal of Meyers Nave and city attorney for Pinole and Union City, California
  • 20 years of experience as legal counsel to several public agencies
  • Chair of Public Contract Group
  • Represents California public agencies in municipal law, elections, construction and procurement issues
  • J.D. degree, University of San Francisco School of Law; B.A. degree, with honors, U.C. Berkeley
  • Can be contacted at 510-808-2000 or www.meyersnave.com
André K. Campbell, Esq.

André K. Campbell, Esq.

Hanson Bridgett LLP

  • Partner at Hanson Bridgett LLP
  • Practices in construction law includes bidding and protest issues, government contract law, drafting and negotiating contracts, counseling clients as issues arise during projects; and the litigation, arbitration and mediation of disputes
  • Speaker on construction law topics for a variety of organizations
  • J.D. degree, Loyola Law School; M.S. degree in management, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; B.S. degree in behavioral science, U.S. Air Force Academy
  • Can be contacted at 916-491-3014 or [email protected]
Tyson M. Shower, Esq.

Tyson M. Shower, Esq.

Hanson Bridgett LLP

  • Partner at Hanson Bridgett LLP
  • Concentrates in construction law
  • Practice focuses on all areas of public and private contracting, mechanics liens, public and private stop notices, and surety disputes
  • Experience in drafting and negotiating complex construction-related documents and construction litigation
  • J.D. degree, University of California, Davis, School of Law; B.S. degree in business administration, University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business
  • Can be contacted at 916-491-3015 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 385948
Published 2011, 2017
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