Milwaukee Water Works wants state approval for a rate increase that would raise $10 million, enough to start to catch up on water main replacements.Read More »
Construction lobbyists are looking forward to a quieter state Capitol that doesn't force them to push their agendas to the drumbeat rhythm of a guy pounding a 5-gallon pail.
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By James Briggs A Milwaukee lobbyist is preparing to ask for financial help — on behalf of the city — to pay for sewer projects and to train new workers. Dick Wanta, executive director for the Wisconsin Underground Contractors Association, ...Read More »
By James Briggs The 2011-13 state budget has cast uncertainty over Milwaukee ordinances that subject some public works projects to prevailing wage and geographical bid preference requirements. The budget, signed into law Sunday by Gov. Scott Walker, includes language that ...Read More »
By Marie Rohde For nearly three years, the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District has operated under an expired permit while quietly debating new water quality standards that federal and state regulators want to impose. Under the law, the district operates without ...
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Dustin Block [email protected] A contractor lost a $480,000 job with the city of Racine because the company did not follow bidding instructions. Highland Hills Landscape Contractors Inc., Racine, submitted the low bid for the spring project but was bypassed because ...Read More »