A Milwaukee lobbyist is accusing the city of violating the spirit of a new state law that bans local bid preferences.Read More »
By James Briggs The Milwaukee attorney’s office Monday reported the state budget bill had rendered unenforceable a two-year-old local bid preference ordinance. The budget, which passed in June, includes language mandating that “except when necessary to secure federal aid, a ...Read More »
By James Briggs Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is considering whether to grant market dominance to a private insurance company in exchange for a portion of profit. An agreement approved Wednesday by the Milwaukee Common Council would let Utility Service Partners ...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 »
When Gov. Scott Walker signs the 2011-13 state budget into law Sunday in Green Bay, it may contain a repeal of Milwaukee’s law requiring prevailing wages on private projects that get financial support from the city. Milwaukee officials on Friday ...Read More »
By Marie Rohde A Milwaukee law favoring city-based contractors is among the targets of state and national construction associations trying to ban local preference ordinances. “If the idea catches on and spreads, you’ll have islands where only a few contractors ...
Tagged with: ABC Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin local preference Mielke Milwaukee MJ Construction ordinance Rawson Contractors Wisconsin Underground Contractors Association WUCA ZielinskiRead More »
By Marie Rohde Milwaukee has rejected at least one contractor’s request to appeal a project award based on an ordinance that gives 5 percent bid preferences to city-based companies. D.C. Burbach Inc., Waukesha, protested Aug. 6 after losing a bid ...Read More »
By Marie Rohde
It would seem that MJ Construction’s owner, Michael Tomasini, made a very smart decision when he moved at least part of his Menomonee Falls business to a building on Kaul Ave. that he owns with his wife.
It would seem that MJ Construction’s owner, Michael Tomasini, made a very smart decision when he moved at least part of his Menomonee Falls business to a building on Kaul Ave. that he owns with his wife.Read More »