Nebraska Revised Statute 31-120

Chapter 31 Section 120

31-120.

Drainage improvements; uncompleted contract; reletting; conditions.

Any contract not completed within the time specified shall be reestimated and relet to the lowest responsible bidder, but not for a sum greater than the estimate, nor a second time to the same party; Provided, the county board, may for a good cause, extend the time of any contractors not to exceed two years.

Source

  • Laws 1881, c. 51, § 20, p. 243;
  • Laws 1885, c. 94, § 1, p. 373;
  • Laws 1911, c. 140, § 20, p. 460;
  • R.S.1913, § 1737;
  • C.S.1922, § 1684;
  • C.S.1929, § 31-120;
  • R.S.1943, § 31-120.

Annotations

  • In absence of fraud, contract is valid though there was only one bid. Gutschow v. Washington County, 74 Neb. 378, 104 N.W. 602 (1905).

  • Section is directory, and is not exclusive means of ascertaining damages. McDonald v. Dodge County, 41 Neb. 905, 60 N.W. 366 (1894).