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Sarasota News Leader February 1, 2013 county projects. He pointed out that some may lack the necessary bonding and others simply may be too busy. In some cases, he noted, a firm might not bid on work because its owners know another company has specialized equipment that will make its bid more competitive. Page 29 have not had confidence in the work of staff members. "I think in time both sides are going to get more comfort level on this," Moore said, pointing out, for example, that Procurement Official Ted Coyman still is relatively new in In cases when the county receives only one the job. (Reid appointed Coyman to the post qualified bid and brings that to the commis- in July 2012.) sion for approval, Moore told Robinson, the "He will learn what to expect," Moore said. board members should not shy away from asking Procurement staff to call other vendors "Ted is going to start anticipating your queswith which it is familiar to ask why they did tions." not bid. In summarizing the consulting team's findings, "I'm glad you said that," Robinson told him. Moore told the commissioners, "The staff here "It's not a criticism when we ask that to be has done a phenomenal job in a short period done." of time. … I'm just amazed that they're able Nonetheless, she said, the word has gotten to get this much done, and I think that bodes back to commissioners that it appears they well for the future." % SARASOTA'S HAIR COLOR SPECIALIST John-Norman Tuck (941) 928-1203 John-Norman Tuck is Sarasota and Bradenton's premier hairstylist and hair color artist. Getting his customer's hair to look and feel it's best is his passion. John-Norman started fulfilling his customers' hair dreams in his Pasadena, CA salon and now has brought his talents to Sarasota. Full Service Salon 3 6 9 S t . A r m a n d s C i r c l e • S a r a s o t a • J o h n - N o r m a n Tu c k . c o m QUICK TIP For the best viewing experience on a computer click the the menubar to zoom to fullscreen mode. icon in

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