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Senate Bill 374

Relating To: Relating to: alternative highway project delivery methods; prevailing wage for public works projects; municipal approval of highway roundabouts; local referendum imposing a wheel tax; funding for and audit of the Department of Transportation; granting rule-making authority; and making appropriations. (FE)
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 8/4/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
8/4/2017

Comments
ABC of WI opposes alternative public project delivery methods, and believes that design-bid-build, and "lowest responsible bidder" provides open competition and taxpayer savings.
Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 2/15/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/15/2018

City of Milwaukee Notified Date 8/17/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/17/2017

Hoffman Construction Co. Notified Date 8/7/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
8/7/2017

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 8/10/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
8/10/2017

Comments
We strongly support the alternatives to competitive bidding, such as design build, authorized by the bill. We strongly oppose the nee requirement in the bill that communities go to a referendum before enacting a local vehicle registration fee.
Milwaukee County Notified Date 8/22/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
8/22/2017

Comments
Milwaukee County Executive Chris supports the design-build project delivery method and opposes the restriction on local control and determination of transportation revenue.
Municipal Environmental Group - Water Division Notified Date 10/5/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/5/2017

Comments
MEG - Water support the alternatives to competitive bidding and are not taking a position on the other provisions of the bill.
SAS Institute Inc. Notified Date 8/15/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
8/15/2017

Wisconsin Society of Architects Notified Date 8/6/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
8/6/2017

Comments
Concerns with provisions that would allow use of certain alternative project delivery methods for county, municipal and technical college building projects

Lobbying Efforts

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
8.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
16.00
Total 24.00
Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Inc 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
16.00
Total 16.00
Hoffman Construction Co. 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 5.00
SAS Institute Inc. 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
3.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 3.00