My post on the Statewide Uniform HUB Certification Program from two weeks ago prompted some follow-up questions through email. I thought it might be helpful to post those questions and my answers to those questions here.
NOTE: This post has been updated to reflect changes enacted by the General Assembly in 2015. Is your local government still using 10-year-old desktop computers? Do you need to buy new anti-spyware software? Or do you need to update your … Read more
On July 1, 2009, a new Statewide Uniform Certification Program for Historically Underutilized Businesses (commonly abbreviated as “HUBs” and formerly referred to as “minority- and women-owned businesses”) went into effect. North Carolina state agencies and local governments may now count … Read more
As anyone who has been involved in a construction project knows, construction almost always involves unexpected costs. The North Carolina General Statutes give local governments the flexibility to address these costs through change orders. G.S. 143-129(e)(4) says that the bidding … Read more