Milwaukee would perform some lead water-lines replacements itself as part of a 2019 budget proposal that would put more cash toward dismantling the city’s vast network of lead-ridden infrastructure.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 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 ...
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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 »
By Marie Rohde The Wisconsin Underground Contractors Association will ask Congress to ban bid preferences by amending the Clean Water Act, the association’s top official says. Richard Wanta, WUCA’s executive director, said the Milwaukee city ordinance has cost taxpayers an ...
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By Caley Clinton Two sewer contractors lost appeals Wednesday to overturn a project award based on Milwaukee’s local preference law. American Sewer Services Inc., Rubicon, and United Sewer & Water Inc., Menomonee Falls, filed appeals last week protesting the Milwaukee ...Read More »
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 »