Archive | September, 2012

Interpretive Decision??

Email September 2012 I must say ***** I was surprised to learn that you were at a meeting where the new Category Lowering option was discussed. I know you said it was only a discussion and not set in concrete, but at some stage – it was. Again, the timing of this bothers me, but […]

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Comments on Draft Guidelines

MAPPING OF A RUN. (Updated Summary) Since our meeting I understand more the predicament on this subject but I still want to state my view here. At the bottom of these notes are the original ones I had at our meeting if you choose to read them. They are long and probably not necessary now […]

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Transparent Clauses

A “tongue in cheek” look at how Clearly Clarified and Consistent Contract Clauses should be written if done in the literal way they are, were or should be, to understood the new unilateral category sliding method and other typically inconsistent and Department favoured practices. (Plus notes on why these need to be clarified properly) Vehicle […]

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Mapping

Hi Simon, I just thought I would give you some examples of a glitch with Google in case you are unaware of this one. If unknown to those mapping the runs, it may explain some of the calls to the Department about inaccurate distances. It is how Google shows proposed roads as being an existing […]

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Member Update 22nd September 2012

22nd September 2012 Dear Members, It has been five weeks since my last update so by now many of you are probably wondering what, if anything has been accomplished. Well the answer is a bit yes and a bit no, but ‘work’ has not ceased. There was a slight delay in receiving the first draft […]

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Due Diligence –

St George Tender Briefing 2010 – Did these questions plant the seed? Is it legal to LIE at a Tender Brief? DUE DILIGENCE (Short Version) Wheelchair Vehicles. Lady – So what happens if you don’t give us kids that use the wheelchairs – what rate? Answer – The rate that you tendered for. The department […]

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