Lawmakers are looking to amend a bill to ensure that, in seeking to protect homeowners from unscrupulous roofers, they don’t take away from protections from honest contractors.
Published: April 18, 2013
Tags: AGC, Jeff Beiriger, Jeff Gaecke, Jim Boullion, Mechanical Contractors Association, Mortenson Construction, multiple-prime contracting, project delivery, single-prime contracting, Specialty Contractors of Wisconsin
The Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin has withdrawn its opposition to the system of single-prime project delivery contained in Gov. Scott Walker’s 2013-15 proposed budget.
Tiffany Staffert says it happens every time there is a big hail storm: “Fly-by-night” roofing contractors blow into Wisconsin, undercutting bids from her employer and other local companies and making groundless promises.
Published: February 21, 2013
Tags: AGC, Building Commission, construction manager at risk, Gordon Hintz, Jeff Beiriger, Jim Boullion, multiple prime, project delivery, single prime, Specialty Contractors of Wisconsin
Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed project-delivery reform would give general contractors near total responsibility for a state project’s outcome while preventing them from choosing their subcontractors.
Published: February 20, 2013
Tags: ABC, AGC, Carmen Fosick, Elmstar Electric, Jeff Beiriger, Jim Boullion, John Mielke, multiple prime, project delivery, Scott Walker, single prime, Specialty Contractors of Wisconsin
Carmen Fosick says her electrical company often is among the multiple contractors that now contract directly with the state on its construction projects.
It was a couple of months ago that the American Subcontractors Association of Wisconsin was renamed Specialty Contractors of Wisconsin.
The decision to split from the American Subcontractors Association Inc. boils down to money for the Wisconsin chapter.