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Wood BOE approves stadium demolition bid

April 20, 2013

PARKERSBURG — Members of the Wood County Board of Education unanimously approved the demolition contract for the Stadium Field bleachers Frida....

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Apr-20-13 5:48 AM

So much for local people getting a get what you pay for

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Apr-20-13 6:54 AM

There is a reason for one bidder to be that far under the others. Don't pay one cent to them that work has not been done and wages have not been paid. $216,900 dollars is also a significant amount of money.

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Apr-20-13 7:56 AM

Board members asked if the bid specified prevailing wage and the use of local labor

Taylor said prevailing wage was specified. Local labor was not. Mondo is based in Marietta.

"I can't tell contractors who to use," he said. {A representative of Mondo was at the meeting to answer questions.} {Board members asked him no questions.}

If a representative of Mondo was at the meeting to answer questions, why didn't the Board members ask the representative of Mondo instead of Ryan Taylor?

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Apr-20-13 5:35 PM

Nothing wrong with saving the taxpayers some money. Perhaps the higher bids were inflated??

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Apr-20-13 8:09 PM

If they're paying prevailing wage, they won't have a problem attracting local labor. The board should not let them off the hook on this point.

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