Contractor Sues Fla. County Over Sewer Project Solicitation

Law360, Miami (July 10, 2013, 8:00 PM EDT) -- A Florida-based engineering and consulting firm has asked a court to force Miami-Dade County to consider whether proposed contractors are minority-owned when seeking a firm to help complete $1.6 billion in upgrades to its sewer system under a settlement with federal and state environmental agencies.

In a suit filed July 3 in Florida state court, Curtoom Cos. Inc. says Miami-Dade County, in its search for consultants to help on the sewer upgrades, is not using whether a company is owned by a minority as one of...
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