Thursday, April 28, 2011

Contractor Bonding 101 Class

This just in from Cook County Higher Ed---

Contractors in Cook County will soon have the opportunity to bid on the upcoming Library renovation project and later the new Community Center. Within those contracts are certain contractor bond requirements. To give contractors a better understanding of the bonding process and options, Cook County Higher Education is pleased to offer "Contractor Bonding 101" at the Cook County Courthouse on May 11.

Chris James, CIC, and Vice President of Liscomb Hood Mason Company in Duluth will present information on contract surety bonds. More specifically, Mr. James will cover performance and payment bonds, the bonding process and requirements, and various bond options.  Chris James, CIC has over 20 years experience in contractor bonding. He specializes in construction, contract surety, small business and professional liability. Liscomb Hood Mason Company is an independent Insurance Company located in Duluth and has been in business for 84 years.

The information session is being held Wednesday, May 11 at 1:30 pm in the Cook County Courthouse Commissioner’s room. This session is being offered prior to the pre-bid meeting scheduled for 3:00pm May 11 at the Library. There is no charge for this information session and all contractors interested in learning more about the bonding process are welcome to attend.

For more information please contact Cook County Higher Education by email or call 387-3411. Thank you!