Proper grant administration cannot be overstressed. We ensure that our client communities have a successful, painless project closeout.
Provision provides the following grant administration services: (not limited to)
Provision’s team has experience with all aspect of public outreach. We often invite state and federal agency representatives to meetings, making them available to answer questions from citizens directly.
Provision's team of professionals is trained in: (not limited to)
Procurement and Contracting regulations set-forth by local, state, and federal government can be a downfall in audit findings.
It is crucial that our clients work hand in hand with Provision's team implementing internal policies and procedures.
Provision's procurement specialist, having years of experience in the grant administration/management industry is trained to identify potential weaknesses within the procurement and contractual procedures.
Provision team has developed check and balances to alleviate non-compliance issues: (not limited to)
Provision is a firm dedicated to serving clients long into the future. Focusing on our clients needs best interests, looking into future needs, and cost-effective solutions. It is through our professionalism, experience, technical abilities, and commitment to quality.
Utilizing Provision's resources, we offer superior expertise and leadership, with innovative solutions, and exceptional workmanship.
Provision providing services such as (not limited to)
Labor Standards Officer "LSO" is needed to guarantee that all subcontractors are following applicable laws.
Provision's LSO ensure that all grantees contractors/subcontractors are not taking "shortcuts."
Below are various labor laws and acts that LSO monitor: (not limited to)
1) The Davis-Bacon Act, as amended; 29 C.F.R. Part 5;
2) The Copeland "Anti-Kickback" Act; 29 C.F.R. Part 3;
3) The Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act, Sections 103 and 107;
4) Labor Standards Provisions Applicable to Contracts Covering Federally Financed and Assisted Construction Labor Standards Provisions Applicable to Non-Construction Contracts Subject to the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act: 29 C.F.R. Part 5;
5) Federal Executive Order 11246, as amended;
6) Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968: 24 C.F.R.§§ 135.3(a)(2) and (a)(3);
7) The Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974;
8) Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and,
9) Federal Executive Order 11246, as amended.
Classification of Workers, Wage Determinations, and Overtime Compliance.
The LSO duty is to periodically conduct job site interviews with the subcontractor's employees.
The purpose of the interviews is to observe work being performed and to get direct information from the laborers and mechanics. Such as the hours they are working as well the wages they are receiving.
Labor Standards Records:
The LSO's compliance documentation contain highly sensitive and confidential information. With the growing rise in identity theft and fraud, it is critical to carefully guard this sensitive information so that the person(s) for whom the information has been collected are not exposed to financial or personal risk.
Provision assures that all information collected is treated with such respect.
The Labor Standards Offices will report to the proper agencies. To name a few, Department of Labor/HUD/FEMA on all covered contracts awarded and on all enforcement actions taken at a minimum of every six month or individualized by agency following full compliance.