Claremore Daily Progress

Government

October 10, 2012

Helm splits $55,300 job, avoids statutory bidding

CanServ installs system on same day, but purchase orders show differently

(Continued)

CLAREMORE —

Two more purchase orders were submitted for payment in May and June, however both of the systems were installed in May.
Purchase order 209090 for $9,500 is dated June 6, yet the work was completed on May 21. Purchase order 208258 for $9,800 was completed on May 3.
Instead of filing one invoice for the work totally $19,300 the work was filed in two separate months.
The final installation submitted for payment was purchase order 301264 for $9,500. It was submitted on Aug. 13.
Helm said that the systems were installed as part of a maintenance and safety issue.

Text Only
Government