New Mexico school district rescinds $24M contract

November 9, 2013 • State News

LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) — The Los Lunas school district has rescinded a $24 million contract from an out-of-state construction company after learning the firm paid an entry fee for one of the school’s bid evaluators to enter a shooting competition.

Another bidder reported seeing the school district’s construction supervisor, Antonio Sedillo, participating with a team from McCarthy Building Cos. at a skeet shooting match in Albuquerque, the Albuquerque Journal reported ( ) in a story published Saturday.

School Superintendent Bernard Saiz told the newspaper it was a “clear violation” of procurement rules.

Saiz said Sedillo was a member of the district’s team that was evaluating competitive bid Login to read more

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