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Old 02-28-2019, 09:27 AM   #41
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Cobble to be placed under direction of landscape architect: "No, I think that one should go here--no, wait, put the bigger one next to that one and let me see how that looks, hold on, no, no, no it's all wrong"
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Old 02-28-2019, 10:32 AM   #42
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Cobble to be placed under direction of landscape architect: "No, I think that one should go here--no, wait, put the bigger one next to that one and let me see how that looks, hold on, no, no, no it's all wrong"


I'm going to tell them the landscaper needs to do that. My company doesn't do it.


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Old 02-28-2019, 05:12 PM   #43
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Those plans are correct ones the existing the other is what they want me to do.


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The most important thing YOU need to do is follow all the local rules involved in these smaller projects. Find out what the minimum amount they can spend without bidding it out, and if you need carpenter apprentices, if you donít need any employees on the job you should be OK.

Remember that no one who works for any public agency is going to put their job on the line for your company.

Itís much better if you sign a maintenance contract then a construction contract for this particular scope.

I do small jobs like this all the time because we work very closely with the cities we work for as well as the coastal commission, everyone just wants things to go easy and smoothly in the beginning.

Until another contractor protests or a union starts calling the labor board or osha. Itís up to you to keep your business on the up and up and stay legal, once you venture outside of what is legal your on your own.

Get a DIR# before you give them a price, without it anyone could protest and youíd loose the job and be drug through the mud.

We are currently waiting for over 1 million dollars of extras and extended overhead from the County of LA for over a year now. Congratulations, welcome to the world of public works in so cal...


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So I haven't heard anything since I gave them a price. Lol! Hell I'm too high for them!


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Im in the midst of Public project and it started last July 4th. Politics, changes.....delays...they meet 1 time a month if they get to the docket that night.

Its money in the bank so to speak but Ive had enough already
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I just got the sign graphic for a project we were awarded last August. It wasn't the right size.... It's going to be 8 months from start to completion for two kiosks that will take us 1 day to install.
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She did mention a budget should I ask her what it is?


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So I haven't heard anything since I gave them a price. Lol! Hell I'm too high for them!


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Gee I didn't even get to this post yet but I could have told you that.

Here almost any public entity will go with the lowest bid....always and if they don't there's some sweetheart kickback or nepotism deal

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