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Lorman Public Works Teleconferences

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Last Build Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:30:02 GMT


Bidder Preference Law

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 02:00:26 America/Chicago

January 24, 2018


• Public vs. Private Owner

• Public Works Project

• Competitive Sealed Bids

• Exceptions

Standards of Award

• In General

• Different Lowest, Responsible, Responsive Bid

• Policy

Lowest Bidder

• Base Bid vs. Alternate

• Preferences

• Basis

Constitutional Limitations

• Protected Classes

Richmond v. J. a. Croson Co.

• Post-Croson

State Preference Statutes

• Policy

• Resident Bidder Preference

• Resident Worker Preference

• Local Goods

• Societal Preference

• Reciprocal Preference

Local Government Preference Statutes

• Policy

• Local Preference

Bid Protests

Construction Claims on Public Projects

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 02:00:33 America/Chicago

November 29, 2017

Ground Rules

Basis of Claims

• Cause of Claims

Claims by Party

• By Owner

• By Contractor

• By Subcontractor

Claims Relating to Contract Types

Types of Claim

• Delay/Acceleration

• Impact/Disruption

• Defective Work

• Nonpayment

Types of Damage

Classic Contract Issues

Interpreting Government Contracts

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 02:00:08 America/Chicago

December 18, 2017

Parties Involved in Contract Interpretation

• The Government Contractor

• The Contracting Officer

• Delegated Authority

• Subcontractors

Contracting Fundamentals

• Contract Basics (Private vs. Public)

• Principles of Federal Procurement

• Contract Types

Contract Formation Principles

• Acquisition Planning

• Contractor Qualifications and Responsibility

• Sealed Bidding

• Negotiation Procedures

Dispute Resolution

• Interpretation Disputes

• Changes

• Resolution (REAs, Claims, and More)

• Protests

Problem Birds in Public Spaces: Bird Droppings and Beyond

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 02:00:19 America/Chicago

November 27, 2017

Legal Issues With Bird Control

• Unprotected Birds

• Protected Birds

Problems Caused by Birds

• Nesting

• Noise

• Droppings (Slip and Falls; Disease)

Control Methods

• Habitat Modification

• Frightening Devices and Repellents

• Lethal Controls: Shooting, Trapping, Toxicants

• Biological Control: Falconry and Birth Control

Depredation Permit Process (Control of Protected Birds)

Contractors: Identifying Qualified Ones

Politics of Bird Control

Sources of Information

• Revised CDC Booklet

• Structural Pest Control Program Bird Management Manual - Http://Www.Dph.Illinois.Gov/Sites/Default/Files/Publications/Bird-Control-Manual-05212014-041116.Pdf


Storm Water Site Design: Integrating Landscape Architecture

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 02:00:19 America/Chicago

December 13, 2017

Integrating Landscape Architecture Into Your Storm Water Site Design

• Benefits of Integration of Storm Water Into Site Design

• LEED and Sustainable Sites Credits

• State and Federal Regulations That Encourage the Integration of Storm Water in Site Design

Techniques in the Integration of Storm Water in Your Site Designs

• Standard Techniques

• Pervious Pavements

• Rain Gardens and Biofiltration Swales

Case Studies

• Sherwood Island State Park

• Stepping Stones Museum

• Other Examples Schools, Streetscapes and Corporate Projects