NYC Strikes Back At Low Bidders
May 18, 2000
a pilot program in New York City may identify contractors who provide
New York City Comptroller, Alan Hevisi, has been working on a pilot program to identify contractors who provide
questionable bids. There is a mandatory pre-award conference and labor breakdown review when apparent low-bidders
are 20 percent or more below the next lowest bid. In more than 37 percent of the cases reviewed under this procedure
the award was not given to the apparent low bidder.