prevailing wage http://wkms.org en First Round of Madisonville Library Construction Workers to Get Paid In Coming Weeks http://wkms.org/post/first-round-madisonville-library-construction-workers-get-paid-coming-weeks <p></p><p>A Kentucky Department of Labor official says some workers involved in the Hopkins County-Madisonville Library prevailing wage case should be paid for their work within the next two weeks.</p><p>The renovation scope of a new library building&nbsp;requires the partially government funded organization to pay workers a prevailing wage, which is higher than the library initially contracted. Tue, 05 Nov 2013 18:53:30 +0000 Whitney Jones 36310 at http://wkms.org First Round of Madisonville Library Construction Workers to Get Paid In Coming Weeks Hopkins County-Madisonville Library Waits for Renovation Costs http://wkms.org/post/hopkins-county-madisonville-library-waits-renovation-costs <p></p><p>The Hopkins County-Madisonville Library board is waiting for renovation estimates for the library’s new home before asking for a loan to help pay off its prevailing wage debt.</p><p>Library Board President Carolyn Ferrell said Architect John Calhoun visited this week to hear suggestions from the library board of trustees, foundation and staff about the renovations and its cost. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 21:12:16 +0000 Whitney Jones 36185 at http://wkms.org Hopkins County-Madisonville Library Waits for Renovation Costs Madisonville Library Raising 97K in Prevailing Wage Penalties, Labor Spokesman Pledges Flexibility http://wkms.org/post/madisonville-library-raising-97k-prevailing-wage-penalties-labor-spokesman-pledges-flexibility <p></p><p>The Hopkins County-Madisonville Public Library is scrambling to come up with nearly $100,000 to settle a violation of the Kentucky prevailing wage law.</p><p>Library board president Carolyn Ferrell said the board misunderstood the prevailing wage requirements at the beginning of construction on what the board hopes to be a permanent home for the library.</p><p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 21:15:51 +0000 John Null 35140 at http://wkms.org Madisonville Library Raising 97K in Prevailing Wage Penalties, Labor Spokesman Pledges Flexibility Madisonville Library Board Works To Lower Prevailing Wage Bill http://wkms.org/post/madisonville-library-board-works-lower-prevailing-wage-bill <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>Madisonville<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Public Library Board is trying to cut a $98, 904 prevailing wage bill against them. The Kentucky Cabinet of Labor determined in May that the library’s renovation project is subject to prevailing wage and conducted an audit of what they believe the board owed to their contractors. &nbsp;Library board attorney Randall </span>Hardesty<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> said the board is now trying to get the Cabinet’s calculation lowered.</span></p><p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 17:56:28 +0000 Rob Canning 33792 at http://wkms.org Madisonville Library Board Works To Lower Prevailing Wage Bill