Hi, I am currently doing contract work at a new 6 month old high security prison, a few issues I need some help with please... OK, 1 job I do is spray weeds around/under the big razor wire fences, 2 of and now they want me to go into the last one, just electric fence between me and crims, question is...should I charge more than my standard hourly rate when working in these locked in areas between razor wire fences? Next is, the new supervisor won't put work requests on paper, all verbal, then I quote, then he gets the finace approved, then I do the service, but on Friday evening he calls and says he wants more work done than what I quoted on doing, and as there is no written request from him he says my quote didn't state a limit so he is screwing me, I know next time to request everything on paper or no work and submit a very detailed quote, should I just cop it now and learn, or what? The incident is, the 25+ acre perimeter has only ever been mowed once, last April, now 8+ inch high couch (bermuda) he doesn't want it mowed as this will wake up the grass and require regular maintenance...duh But because of no maintenance young native weed trees are growing in the laid turf, I had to clean these up by the roads and major infested areas, end of quote, but as the quote says, cleaning up suckers around security fence road and major infested areas, he is being smart and saying now all, every weed is needed to be mowed over, now we are talking about driving around this area looking for single weeds before he pays! I did suggest strongly several times that if I mow the perimeter it will look good like all the other mowing I do there, and as well these suckers will be kept maintained, so the weed control is actually free...nup, this will make the grass grow....I have never come accross such an situation where someone who knows nothing about grounds maintenance get a position where he controls it, the guards want it cut as when they train the dogs they are slowed, bugger security, lets save the government a few bucks! Fuming....starting to wander if the tender is worth going for, should get forms next week, this supervisor is ex army and seems hell bent on screwing extra work out of me, others too probably, could make life hard when I'm tied to it, but not much work around these parts, 1000 scrubs for each contractor . Any feedback will be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Tony.