Ohio Revised Code § 6131.48 - Extra Compensation - Pro Rata Reductions.

If in the progress of the work upon any improvement there occurs bed rock, flowing sand, or other items not noted in the engineer's report that must be removed or controlled in completion of the required work or causes another function to be performed and that will require additional cost or, if in the progress of the work nonbid material or labor, or both, is needed, the board of county commissioners may, by an order entered on its journal, order the nonbid work to be done by the contractor under the direction and supervision of the county engineer. The actual expense thereof shall be paid as extra compensation, on the certificate of the engineer and the allowance thereof by the board, as a part of the cost of the improvement.

If after the contract is let a change is made in the construction of the work that in any manner will materially lessen the cost of the construction or the cost of material or labor, or both, the engineer shall certify that fact to the board, and the board shall make a reduction pro rata in the amount of the contract price.

Effective Date: 04-09-1981

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