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Assembly Bill 654

Relating To: Relating to: requiring local units of government to use the qualifications-based selection process for certain public works consulting contracts.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
American Council of Engineering Companies of Wisconsin (formerly Wis Assn of Consulting Engineers) Notified Date 1/15/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/15/2010

Supporting Documentation
20100115_144016_QBSFAQbooklet.pdf

www.qbswi.org
Association of Wisconsin School Administrators Notified Date 2/5/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/5/2010

Brown County Notified Date 2/17/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/17/2010

City of Madison Notified Date 2/10/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/12/2010

Comments
The legislation with the amendment satisfies the City of Madison's concerns
Against
Report Date
2/10/2010

City of Milwaukee Notified Date 2/5/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/5/2010

Dane County Notified Date 2/15/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/9/2010

Other
Report Date
2/15/2010

Dane County Cities & Villages Association Notified Date 2/17/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/17/2010

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 1/15/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/3/2010

Supporting Documentation
20100302_111701_AB 654 QBS Assembly.doc

Against
Report Date
1/15/2010

Madison Metropolitan School District Notified Date 2/18/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/18/2010

Milwaukee Public Schools Notified Date 3/3/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/3/2010

Comments
Cost and quality both matter. Severely limiting a school district's ability to make wise purchasing decisions is not in the best interest of those districts and runs counter to the basic value of local control.
Rock County Notified Date 2/2/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/2/2010

Waukesha County Notified Date 1/19/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/19/2010

Wisconsin Alliance of Cities Inc Notified Date 2/4/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/4/2010

Comments
Costs of the total project also matter!
Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials Notified Date 2/5/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/5/2010

Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators Notified Date 2/5/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/5/2010

Wisconsin Council for Administrators of Special Services Notified Date 2/5/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/5/2010

Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 2/5/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/5/2010

Wisconsin Society of Architects Notified Date 1/27/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/27/2010

Wisconsin Technical College District Boards Association Inc Notified Date 2/25/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/25/2010

Wisconsin Towns Association Notified Date 2/9/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/9/2010

Comments
Concerns about mandate to use QBS, WTA supports the voluntary use of QBS for selection of professionals
Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association Notified Date 2/21/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/21/2010

Lobbying Efforts

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
131.00
2010
July - December
Total 131.00
American Council of Engineering Companies of Wisconsin (formerly Wis Assn of Consulting Engineers) 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
75.00
2010
July - December
Total 75.00
Brown County 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2.00
2010
July - December
Total 2.00
Rock County 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2.00
2010
July - December
Total 2.00
Waukesha County 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
23.00
2010
July - December
Total 23.00
Wisconsin Society of Architects 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
29.00
2010
July - December
Total 29.00