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County re-opens bid process for communications system

by TSchmitt
Wed, Jun 29th 2011 09:00 am

After complaints from more than one company about transparency on the issue, county officials have decided to re-start the bidding process for a new county-wide emergency radio system.

Previously, a Motorola executive challenged the county's decision to award a contract to the Harris Corporation of Rochester for more than $13 million. He insisted Motorola could have done the job for less with newer equipment or significantly less with some used products.

Kenwood USA Corporation was the latest to question the contract with Harris, so lawmakers decided to start the process over ...


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