Question: How does the Florida Sunshine Law or other legal restrictions apply to a condominium association board meeting that would permit or prohibit opening the meeting with a prayer? G.B. (via e-mail)
Pigs Do Fly: Bid Protest Challenging an Affirmative Determination of Responsibility is Sustained by GAO
In the world of GAO post-award bid protests, there are certain arguments that are particularly prevalent amongst sustained protests (such as the failure to follow the solicitation evaluation criteria, inadequate documentation of the source selection decision, unequal treatment of offerors, and unreasonable price or cost evaluation), and there are other arguments that while less prevalent are by no means uncommon amongst sustained protests (such as unreasonable consideration of affiliate experience/past performance, and lack of meaningful discussions).
Selecting a title company for a transaction is influenced by a number of factors, including the level of customer service, responsiveness and sophistication (particularly when dealing with complex commercial transactions).
Every Halloween, the cute traditional images re-emerge from our closets and the attics. Ghosts, gravestones, plastic pumpkins, and perhaps the most common of all – skeletons.
Proposed New Public Housing Demolition/disposition Rule Poses Dangers for Public Housing Appropriations and Flexibility
Public housing needs all the help it can get. Its 1.1 million units of deeply affordable housing have been grossly underfunded by Congress for so many years that current studies indicate it would take over 30 billion dollars of investment (yes, that is “billion” with a “b”) to bring these units up to modern standards.
The U.S. Green Building Council has announced that projects will still be able to register under the current LEED 2009 through October 31, 2016.
Question: Our condominium association has had the same management company for about five years. Our board seems content with their performance, but a number of us, primarily full-time residents, think that we are a low priority.
It is not uncommon for a FAR Part 15 negotiated procurement to include a round of “Oral Presentations” in the proposal/evaluation process.
Usually, when two parties settle a dispute, they agree to sign a Release, which states that one or both sides are no longer going to pursue their claims against the other.
This month, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a Final Rule establishing a minimum wage of $10.10 per hour for certain federal contractors beginning January 1, 2015.