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Sandfort v. City of Atlantic City

Decided: June 5, 1946.

JOHN SANDFORT AND HENRY SANDFORT, JR., T/A SANDFORT BROTHERS, PROSECUTORS,
v.
CITY OF ATLANTIC CITY, A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY, AND LAWRENCE B. HAINES, OF WESTVILLE, NEW JERSEY, RESPONDENTS



On certiorari.

For the prosecutors, Morgan E. Thomas.

For Atlantic City, Leon Leonard and Chaim H. Sandler.

For Lawrence B. Haines, Emerson L. Richards.

Before Justices Bodine, Perskie and Wachenfeld.

Bodine

The opinion of the court was delivered by

BODINE, J. The award of the garbage collection contract to Lawrence B. Haines is challenged in this proceeding. The City of Atlantic City advertised for bids and bids were received. A hearing upon the following bids was held November 27th, 1945. The bidders and the amount of the bids were as follows:

Lawrence B. Haines $14,499.00

Roy Branca and Charles Engelhardt 11,500.00

Sandfort Brothers 3,999.99

Steve Waszen & Sons 6,000.00

The governing body in asking bids for the performance of the contract, which had been prepared pursuant to R.S. 40:66-4, was controlled in the award of the contract by the provisions of R.S. 40:50-1, which requires that the contract shall be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder. After the hearing, the contract was awarded to Haines who happens to have been the high bidder. It was the contention ...


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