FTR’s letter indicated that the company could not only lose their current contract, but they could also lose the right of “bidding, contracting, subcontracting or performing any work on any District project” for five years due to “misrepresentation” and “substandard work” at Los Angeles Valley College’s Allied Heath and Science Building. The also requested payment of an incomplete job, according to the press release.
FTR’s hearing is scheduled for Dec. 6 and GSE’s is scheduled for Dec. 1, according to Coby King, LACCD’s media contact.
Construction by both firms will continue as usual until the hearings begin.
Taxpayers previously approved three bond measures, Proposition A (2001), Proposition AA (2003), and Measure J (2008) to help fund the $6 million and 14-year building program across the LACCD.
At Pierce, the passing of the measures have translated into the Student Services Building, Center for the Sciences and Child Development Center among many other projects.
“[The actions] are the latest and most significant we have taken yet in our drive to reform our Building Program,” said LaVista.