The Firehouse Lawyer Newsletter

Results for newsletters with the topic “Public Bid Laws ” and the subtopic “Small Works Rosters

We now consider a myriad of issues, or “traps for the unwary”, under the public bidding laws, including confusions about the definition of “public work”, electronic data processing and telecommunications systems, small works rosters, prevailing wage laws, and many more; we also encourage a “pooling of resources” to further planning and professionalism in the fire service. 02-0619986v02n06jun1998.pdf
This issue discusses what "tax increment financing" is and how it may impact your agency. We also discuss our upcoming Municipal Roundtable on financing mechanisms, and the small works and vendor-list rules. 20-11202211November2022FINAL.pdf
Today the newsletter addresses a case involving the community caretaking exception to the warrant requirements; we also discuss a tax-increment financing issue, a new law on the use of cannabis drug-test results in hiring, and some bid-law issues with respect to used equipment and bid quantities.21-0620236June2023FINAL.pdf
In this issue, we discuss some upcoming training opportunities in April that are related to the OPMA and procurement laws; we also discuss upcoming changes to the small-works-roster laws and an important First Amendment case from the US Supreme Court. 22-0320243March2024FINAL.pdf
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