Contractors Can't Halt Cincinnati Bidding Rules For Now

Law360, Los Angeles (February 8, 2013, 8:19 PM EST) -- A Ohio federal judge on Friday refused to issue a temporary restraining order suspending the city of Cincinnati's bidding procedures for municipal contracts, which Rack & Ballauer Excavating Co. Inc. and RB South Inc. claim are discriminatory and unconstitutional.

The water and sewer piping companies’ motion for a temporary restraining order was filed last month in tandem with a complaint for injunctive and declaratory relief in which the companies claim they cannot compete on an equal footing for bids on city waterworks projects because portions of...
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Case Information

Case Title

Rack & Ballauer Excavating Co., Inc. et al v. Cincinnati City of et al

Case Number



Ohio Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other


Timothy S. Black

Date Filed

January 15, 2013

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