Letter to the editor
July 2, 2020
You work hard you do the right thing and bam you get screwed!
Why even bid a contract if you are not going to take the bids seriously?
Really a bid is a good faith expectation by both parties, the bidder believes they will be given the bid if they are lower than their competitors, the Town bids to keep things fair and to be good stewards of the tax dollars they are spending.
So why is the highest bid accepted over a 10% lower bid? The reason is they had good references and were well-liked? That being the case let’s just give the work and money to people we like or who o...