B-168055(2), NOV. 26, 1969

B-168055(2): Nov 26, 1969

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SIGNATURES WHERE PERMANENT RECEIVER WAS APPOINTED BY DISTRICT COURT FOR DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA IN UNITED DISPOSAL CORPORATION V BALDWIN TRASH COMPANY. BIDS ON GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS WERE SIGNED BY HORACE C. SUCH FAILURE COULD BE WAIVED FOR THREE CASES PRESENTLY INVOLVED BUT FUTURE BIDS BY COMPANY ON GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS WHILE COMPANY IS STILL IN RECEIVERSHIP. YOU WERE APPOINTED PERMANENT RECEIVER OF THE BALDWIN TRASH COMPANY. TO SIGN BIDS ON GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS HAS BEEN QUESTIONED BECAUSE THE COMPANY'S BIDS WERE NOT ACCOMPANIED BY EVIDENCE OF HIS AUTHORITY TO ACT AS YOUR AGENT IN THE MATTER. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT FUTURE BIDS BY THE COMPANY ON GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS. WHILE THE COMPANY IS STILL IN RECEIVERSHIP.

B-168055(2), NOV. 26, 1969

AGENTS--OF PRIVATE PARTIES--AUTHORITY--SIGNATURES WHERE PERMANENT RECEIVER WAS APPOINTED BY DISTRICT COURT FOR DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA IN UNITED DISPOSAL CORPORATION V BALDWIN TRASH COMPANY, INC; ET AL; CIVIL ACTION NO. 83-69, AND BIDS ON GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS WERE SIGNED BY HORACE C. BALDWIN, PRESIDENT OF COMPANY, WITHOUT EVIDENCE OF HIS AUTHORITY TO ACT FOR RECEIVER, SUCH FAILURE COULD BE WAIVED FOR THREE CASES PRESENTLY INVOLVED BUT FUTURE BIDS BY COMPANY ON GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS WHILE COMPANY IS STILL IN RECEIVERSHIP, MUST EITHER BE SIGNED BY RECEIVER OR BE ACCOMPANIED BY CURRENT EVIDENCE OF MR. BALDWIN'S AUTHORITY TO ACT FOR RECEIVER.

TO MR. ISADORE HANIN:

OUR RECORDS SHOW THAT ON JANUARY 31, 1969, BY ORDER OF THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, IN THE CASE OF UNITED DISPOSAL CORPORATION V BALDWIN TRASH COMPANY, INC., ET AL., CIVIL ACTION NO. 83-69, YOU WERE APPOINTED PERMANENT RECEIVER OF THE BALDWIN TRASH COMPANY, AND THAT IN AT LEAST THREE CASES BEFORE OUR OFFICE THE AUTHORITY OF MR. HORACE G. BALDWIN, PRESIDENT OF THE COMPANY, TO SIGN BIDS ON GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS HAS BEEN QUESTIONED BECAUSE THE COMPANY'S BIDS WERE NOT ACCOMPANIED BY EVIDENCE OF HIS AUTHORITY TO ACT AS YOUR AGENT IN THE MATTER.

THE MOST RECENT OF THE THREE CASES INVOLVES ADVERTISED SOLICITATION NO. S -58213/663, ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION, GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER, GREENBELT, MARYLAND. BOTH YOU AND MR. BALDWIN EXECUTED A REQUIRED PERFORMANCE BOND AND WE DETERMINED IN A DECISION OF TODAY TO AN ATTORNEY REPRESENTING SQUARE DEAL TRUCKING COMPANY, INCORPORATED (COPY ENCLOSED), THAT MR. BALDWIN'S FAILURE IN THAT CASE TO SUBMIT WITH HIS COMPANY'S BID EVIDENCE OF HIS AUTHORITY TO SIGN BIDS FOR THE COMPANY ON GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS COULD BE WAIVED IN THE PARTICULAR CIRCUMSTANCES. HOWEVER, YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT FUTURE BIDS BY THE COMPANY ON GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS, WHILE THE COMPANY IS STILL IN RECEIVERSHIP, MUST EITHER BE SIGNED BY THE RECEIVER OR, IF SIGNED BY MR. BALDWIN, BE ACCOMPANIED BY CURRENT EVIDENCE OF HIS AUTHORITY TO ACT FOR THE RECEIVER.