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Intro to L+I Audits & Investigations and more from the GA Committee

At the BIA Government Affairs Committee meeting on June 16, members were updated on City Council and City development services from the Department of Planning and Development, Streets Department, PWD, and L+I. Will Fernandez, the new Director of Audits and Investigations (AIU) at L+I, was also invited to provide an overview of the unit's goals and responsibilities. Mr. Fernandez announced the following priorities:

  • Increased focus on subcontractor practices
  • Expansion of unannounced jobsite inspection and license violation program
  • Aggressive investigation and discipline of contractors who engage in unsafe work or who exhibit a pattern of repeated or willful violations

Click here to download the presentation on AIU.

Members are strongly encouraged to view the recording using passcode 6.16.2020#BIAGA. The AIU discussion starts at roughly the 44-minute mark. Listen to the full recording to stay up-to-date on the policy work of this committee and to hear important information related to permitting and construction.

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