continuation of my email
about the Blackhorse Road paving project, I now move to the next
meeting of 26 October, 2015.
It is pointed out that the same equipment is on the Blackhorse Road job
the contract was found to be void, using the same people as the company
L Construction uses. Furthermore, there is no such company named D
Paving and Excavating. The conversation was then held until Township
Steve Siana arrived. Here is the video: https://youtu.be/maUPqmB8KyA?t=70
Now it comes time to approve the bills for payment. On the bills list,
being paid for the roadwork? D & L Construction. That's right,
is paying one company for a “different” company's work, that is for the
performed by D & L Paving and Excavating. How is this possible?
how the contract maneuvering by the Township allows a contractor to get
for work without exceeding the maximum amount set by LAW simply by
different name. I would question the legality of this action.
D & L Paving and Excavating is not registered with the State,
thorough search was performed. Steve Siana offered that perhaps they
are a DBA
(doing business as), but the insurance certificate provided by the
a resident doesn't say that. As a matter a fact, it is an insurance
from D&L Construction LLC. If something happens on that job,
really believe that the insurance company is going to cover a company
not contracted to be there, and in fact doesn't really exist? Here is
video. Watch it and be astounded by the conversation. Listen to
Siana talk like a snake oil salesman to try to mask what is happening.
This is a train wreck you won't be able to stop watching.
The conversation is then followed by an Attorney defense against the
that the Township is “piecemealing” the job, an illegal practice used
circumvent bidding requirements (the LAW) since the 1930's. Supervisor
Brown (and attorney) then defends the phantom name of D & L
Excavating by claiming that fictitious names do NOT have to be
Pennsylvania so it may not be listed with the Department of State. Not
open a bank account any business must show a business registration with
Secretary of State, even if it is simply a fictitious name
Without a bank account, how does the company being paid cash the check
Township? It can't, UNLESS it has the check written to a different
as D & L Construction. One last thing to note. In my last
e-mail I pointed
out that Township Manager Jim Wendelgass stated that D & L
Excavating is a different company than D & L Construction LLC.
it sound like that to you?
It must be pointed out the township meeting minutes once again are
Here is what they say:
A question arose about the D & L Construction payment and the
to D & L Construction Paving and Excavating. Mr. Miller made
the motion to
approve the payment to D & L Construction but to hold payment
Solicitor evaluates the bill to make sure the appropriate party is paid
it matches the bidding party.
The award went to a company called D & L Paving and
was nothing about "Construction" in the name which would give the
impression there was a "division" or sub-company to D & L
Construction. Inaccurate minutes are now a permanent history for West
This situation gets worse but will have to wait until my next email.
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