By Sean Ryan M.J. Construction Inc. fell $17 short of winning its seventh Milwaukee contract under the city‘s local preference law. The law requires Milwaukee give a 5 percent bid preference to city-based companies, and a sewer project bid by ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan A proposed federal ban on bid preferences for local companies could also prevent Milwaukee from forcing contractors to hire local residents on sewer projects. Wisconsin contractors’ concern over Milwaukee’s 5 percent local bid preference spurred the Clean ...
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By Sean Ryan American Sewer Services Inc. is facing the loss of a fifth contract to Milwaukee’s local business preference. American Sewer, Rubicon, on Wednesday morning submitted a low bid of $600,880 for a Milwaukee water main contract. But the ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan Milwaukee’s local bidder preference Monday withstood legal challenges filed by sewer contractors that lost projects because of the law. Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge William Pocan ruled the city of Milwaukee can apply the preference to sewer ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan The president of a sewer construction company near Milwaukee wants the city to spend more federal stimulus money on sewer construction. Dennis Biondich, president of American Sewer Services Inc., Rubicon, acknowledges the obvious beneficiary of such a ...Read More »