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Old 08-01-2013, 05:57 PM
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Keeping up with employee hrs

Hey guys my world has been flipped upside down. We where evicted by the city where ive been for 8 years on my land that I own. Zoning issues. Beside the point they gave me 15 days to move all of our Equitment. So I found a spot for temporary use. It has no power which leaves me no time clock. So I just got doing my payroll and it was a night mare. How do you guys keep up with employes hours. Little back ground I have 5 crews and 16 employes.
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Old 08-01-2013, 08:04 PM
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I have electricity....you need it or purchase a battery powered time clock
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Old 08-01-2013, 08:39 PM
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I thought about the batterie powered clock but what could I store it in to keep out of the elements. We are staying in a half acre field. It's not even close to being right but its free until I find land to purchase or lease. So looking for a temporary solution
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Old 08-01-2013, 08:41 PM
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ok - your land. You own it. Why the eviction? Zoning? such as ................ I guess what I am thinking is be creative.
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Old 08-01-2013, 08:53 PM
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I'm mor descriptive in other post. I purchased the land 8 years ago. It's zoned agriculture. It also was unincorporated. Then it was annexed into a city. Well now they re zoned me and everyone on the street residual. They did this to raise the value of the property. Not just mine but everyone. Soon as that was passed the said I can't run a business or store commercial vehicles or Equitment on a residential lot. Which Is true and stated in the city bi laws. A lawyer also showed me I could be a commercial lot and if the city deemed appropriate they could remove me. I have to zoned industrial 1. We presented that to city hall where I was denied.
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Old 08-01-2013, 09:00 PM
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I have four guys. I have been using a weekly work sheet that I had made up. It includes the employees names, time in and out, description of work done, and total hours for the day. The mowing crew also has the mowing list on the backside of their weekly work log.
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Old 08-01-2013, 09:01 PM
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Get a shipping container for the time being. Dry and secure, fairly cheap and u can always use it at the next facility
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Old 08-01-2013, 09:01 PM
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This totally blows at least your property is up in value but then so are your property taxes. Time to invest in industrial property....
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Old 08-01-2013, 09:12 PM
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What kind of crew tracking sheets do you use? Could their clock in/out times be placed on the tracking sheets? Even with time clocks, every place I've worked has double records of employee times.
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Old 08-01-2013, 09:17 PM
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Get a shipping container for the time being. Dry and secure, fairly cheap and u can always use it at the next facility
That's a great idea. Ill find one tomorrow.

As for the industrial land. I agree. My banker does not hahaah. I have realized in the last 2 weeks buying industrial land is a heck of a lot harder and more expensive then buying residential. It averages $100k a acre for just dirt. I looked at 3 acres with a 100x100 building the. Office building. 3 acres
1.2 mil. To rich for my blood this year.
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