Delaware Questions

All Status
All Topics
Delaware
We are a supplier sold to a sub who is not paying for materials....Read More
Vicki Lee
1 answerAdd commentApr 26, 2021
Delaware
The cathedral will have an auditorium capable of seating 5,000 as well as the requisite chapels, and a baptistery. The site will also house a music school, an art gallery, and a museum dedicated to the Bible. The design of the cathedral reflects the art and culture of Ghanaian ethnic groups; the high pitched and staggered roof is reminiscent of Akan inspired architecture and the facade will be concave and decorated with timber in imitation of Ashanti royal stools. The architect for the project is the British-Ghanaian architect David Adjaye, who also designed the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Drawing reference from both Christian symbolism and traditional Ghanaian heritage such as the nation’s seat of power the Stool, as well as the shade of celestial authority -the Boaman ceremonial canopies and the Tabernacle. The new cathedral takes these symbols of royal and religious veneration and democratises them from the individual to the people. The cathedral will be situated within 14 acres of newly landscaped gardens adjacent to Osu Cemetery. It will house a series of impressive chapels, a baptistery, a 5000-seat two-level auditorium, a grand central hall, music school, choir rehearsal, art gallery, shop and multi-use spaces. It will also be home to Africa’s first Bible Museum and Documentation Centre, dedicated to Christianity and nation-building in Ghana. For the interiors Adjaye Associates will collaborate with some of the most celebrated and progressive Ghanaian and African artists to create the cathedral’s religious adornment and furnishings. A new ceremonial route and landscape will be linking the Cathedral site to Ghana’s prominent, celebratory landmarks – Independence Square, Osu Cemetery, the State House and Africa Unity Circle. It will be an inter-denominational house of worship and prayer, as well as serve as the venue for formal state occasions of a religious nature, such as presidential inaugurations, state funerals and national thanksgiving services. Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance has disclosed that the proposed National Cathedral will cost $100m. He said the government will be financing 20 percent of the proposed cost. The government will be committing $20 million to the project. The key clients’ success criteria for the project are as follows: ❖ General specification – highest specification required in transforming the station to be fit for the 21st Century and a place that its passengers deserve; one that reflects modern and forward thinking architecture and people. ❖ Time scale – very tight with considerable financial loss if delayed. Your task: Your Contract Management Consultancy firm has been approached by the Client, The Board of Trustees National Cathedral Ghana, to provide them with advice on the realization of this project. Critically examine the PAYMENT STRATEGY; PROCUREMENT METHOD and DISPUTES RESOLUTION STRATEGY advice you will give to the Client. Your discussion should include a suitable process for identification, short-listing, assessment, and selecting of a suitable contractor for this project presenting an overview of the tasks that will be involved in your chosen procurement strategy from design to completion and how issues should be settled among the parties during the subsistence of the project implementation. You should provide an indication of some of the advantages and disadvantages associated with your chosen procurement option as well as ADR system over the formal court settlement (draft arbitration/mediation clause if any). Your report should provide an outline of the key players the client must employ, including a reflection on the role of Contracts Manager to deliver this project in line with your chosen procurement, highlighting (e.g. using diagrams) the contractual relationships amongst the proposed project team....Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentApr 27, 2021
DelawareConstruction Contract
I am looking for a lawyer that deals with contractors for a homeowners case? I am the homeowner and have had nothing but problems with my contractor with leaving unfinished work. Not completing work and demanding me to pay and if i don't he is threatening me by taking me to court and suing me. I am not looking to sue him rather just to have my case heard and in need of a lawyer in case the contractor takes me to court? Disputes between the (Contractor) and myself being the (homeowner.)...Read More
Anonymous Property Owner
1 answerAdd commentMar 22, 2021
DelawareMechanics Lien
We provide HVAC products/services (heating & cooling coils, chillers, air purification systems). We're sub-subcontractor to mechanical subcontractor. Public entity is City of Rehoboth (DE). Job is Waste Water Treatment Plant. ...Read More
Anonymous Sub-Subcontractor
3 answersAdd commentJan 4, 2021
Delaware
Customer brought the car in for repair. Customer made aware of diagnostic fee and signed initial contract. After finding out the cost of the repair ie replacing the transmission customer could not afford repair. Numerous attempts to contact customer have been to no avail. Contacted the finance company who has a current lien. Finance company initially was in favor of repair. Finance company came back to say they would not pay for repair due to the age and value of the vehicle. I informed them of the impending fees I.e diagnostic fee and storage fees as the vehicle is still on the premises and mounting daily. Currently no repairs have been made just diagnostic and storage fees. Finance company refuses to pay those fees. Still no contact from the owner....Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentJan 28, 2021
DelawareMechanics Lien
I place a lien on a property in Delaware county in November of 2020 and it as not been recorded maybe sometime in January 2021. The house was sold in December 2020, owner got paid but I’m yet to get my money owed. What is my next move when the lien is finally place on the property to get my money?...Read More
Anonymous General Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJan 6, 2021
Delaware
We provide HVAC products/services (heating & cooling coils, chillers, air purification systems, etc.). We're a sub-subcontractor to a mechanical contractor. Public entity is City of Rehoboth (DE). Project is Waste Water Treatment Plant. ...Read More
Anonymous Sub-Subcontractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentJan 4, 2021
Delaware
What is the maximum allowable late fee percentage for overdue invoices? And for how long can these fees accrue? For example 25% late fee for invoices 30 days or more past due, then 25% per month on open balances thereafter?...Read More
Anonymous General Contractor
1 answerAdd commentNov 18, 2020
DelawareCollections
We have written a demand letter for past due invoices and the time window has expired. What are next steps?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentSep 14, 2020
DelawareLawsuit
Can my home be foreclosed on if I don't satisfy a Mechanics lien in the state of Delawate ...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentAug 12, 2020
DelawareLien ForeclosureMechanics Lien
i have a question regarding adding applcation NO2 after app 1 has been billed...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
Waiting for answerAdd commentAug 17, 2020
DelawareConstruction Accounting
Painted a patio. Did not cover stains and us now threatening a mechanics lien...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJul 30, 2020
DelawareRight to Lien
We’re a tree company in DE that removed a storm damaged tree and trimmed an additional tree on a residential property. Is tree work protected under a mechanics lien?...Read More
Anonymous General Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJul 20, 2020
DelawareRecovery OptionsRight to Lien
Is a contractor able to put a mechanics lien on our home if he never completed the work? The contractor was paid his 4 draws and never completed the work he was paid to do....Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentJun 25, 2020
DelawareMechanics LienRight to Lien
I have a question. Say I’ve written change orders the company signs then decided they were not going to pay what do I do next? When they sign the ticket are they obligated to pay ?...Read More
Anonymous Contractor
1 answerAdd commentMay 21, 2020
DelawareChange Orders