REQUESTED BY: Tim O'Neill, Attorney, on behalf of Jerry Prange, LaVern Goens, and J & L Consulting, Inc.
QUESTION: (1) Can a state agency enter into a contract with a company owned and operated by the spouses of employees of the agency? (2) Can the such a contract be entered into using the agency's current procedure?
As to question #1, yes, but see analysis. As to question #2, see analysis.