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    Friday, April 19, 2019
    Special thanks to our gracious hosts John and Michele Pope and their team at Old Town Glass in Novato! We had an excellent member turnout for our first -ever partnership mixer with the Novato Chamber and Hispanic Chamber of Marin. We welcomed nearly 100 guests, representing the fantastic diversity of our organizations. Here's what our guests had to say:"Great turnout! I made several good ...read more
    Categories: Event Related, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release, Community, Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter
    Friday, April 19, 2019
    By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc.   We begin at ‘zero’ with our first contractor Q/A. Another contractor adds ‘one’ to our active look at licensing law.  I will ‘second’ the motion suggested for a NV question, while our last inquiry needs ‘three’ trades to be successful, ‘generally’…   Q:  I am an attorney and my client is purchasing a construction business.  He has never ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Education, Safety and Training
    Tuesday, April 16, 2019
    We would like to recognize and celebrate our wonderful REFERRAL PARTNERS!    Ann Gusiff, Gusiff Markerting Group who referred Andrea Shukis, Vivant Marketing GroupMatthew Quinn, Golden Gate Builders who referred Cook ConstructionTarmo Taht, Elex Solutions, who referred c4 StudiosandPina PlumbingMichael Wayne Jackson, Broker/Realtor, Coldwell Banker, who referred Amy Brayton, Green Hauling and ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Fun Facts, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Tuesday, April 16, 2019
    General Contractor BHM Construction, Inc. invites certified and qualified contractors to submit sub bids for the San Marin High School New Stem Building and Performing Arts Building located in San Marin, CA.  This is a lease-leaseback project and is valued at $16,000,000 to 18,000,000.  To be considered a responsive bidder, a project questionnaire for best value scoring must be submitted no later ...read more
    Categories: Project Bid Requests
    Monday, April 15, 2019
    Objective: To assure that your organization is prepared for an active shooter incident and is taking proactive steps to minimize the chances or effectiveness of a shooter on the premises. No workplace is immune to the risks of an active shooter incident. However, there are steps that you can take to assure that your organization is prepared for the worst.Click here to download the complete ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Education, Safety and Training
    Wednesday, April 10, 2019
    General Contractor BHM Construction, Inc. invites certified and qualified contractors to submit sub bids for the Harder Elementary School Campus Replacement project located in Hayward, CA. This is a Lease-Leaseback project and is valued at $35,000,000 to $45,000,000. Bidders for work requiring C-4, C-7, C-10, C-16, C-20, C-34, C-36, C-38, C-42, C-43, or C-46 must be pre-qualified per their ...read more
    Categories: Project Bid Requests
    Wednesday, April 10, 2019
    The San Rafael City Schools is requesting proposals from Moving Service companies to provide relocation services including all labor and supervision, materials, supplies, equipment, loading and unloading, trucking and delivery, setup, and clean-up for the following school sites:San Pedro Elementary School 498 Point San Pedro Road. San Rafael, CA 94901Venetia Valley K-8 177 N. San Pedro Road. San ...read more
    Categories: Project Bid Requests
    Tuesday, April 09, 2019
    Bidding as single project - two (2) new buildings - New 22,000 SF Center for the Arts Building (Performing Arts) and New 20,000 SF Center for the Sciences Building.  Project Information: Both projects scheduled to start construction at the same time, however District is requiring pricing to be separated for the two buildings. Intent is to award both buildings to same subcontractor. MEP ...read more
    Categories: Project Bid Requests, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Thursday, April 04, 2019
    Objective: To assure that employees know how potential maintenance issues are identified before serious damage or breakdown occurs Fleet safety directors have many concerns: How familiar are drivers with their equipment?How often do they check their vehicles for signs of trouble?Do they check their gauges and instrument panels?Do they recognize the symptoms leading to mechanical failure and ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training
    Thursday, April 04, 2019
    By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc.   Sorry to say, but sometimes the ‘parts’ don’t add up to the whole ‘experience’. Confused? No wonder its contractor license regulation we are talking about…   Q:  I would like to explain what my company does and see if you have any advice or an opinion.  I own a business that contracts with vacation home owners to come in after their ...read more
    Categories: Education, Safety and Training, General News Article
    Wednesday, April 03, 2019
    NOTICE TO BIDDERSNotice is hereby given that the governing board (“Board”) of the San Rafael City Schools (“District”) will receive sealed bids for the following project, Bid No. 19-01                                      Electric Vehicle Charging Stations The Project consists of:                                Purchase and Installation of Electric Vehicle                                          ...read more
    Categories: Project Bid Requests
    Tuesday, April 02, 2019
    Marin Builders Newsletter has been rebuilt into Marin Builders NOW! Tailored to save you time while keeping you up-to-date with all the latest information, Marin Builders NOW is the most interactive and valuable email newsletter in the North Bay building industry. As part of the new format, our newsletter will be delivered twice monthly. Limited new sponsorship opportunities are available! Marin ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Fun Facts, Human Interest, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Friday, March 29, 2019
    Objective: To help employees fight fatigue in order to minimize safety and health risks. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 15 million Americans work irregular schedules, including full-time evening shifts, night shifts, and rotating shifts (where workers alternate between working nights and days in a given week). These kinds of shifts have been associated ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Cornerstone Partner News, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Education, Safety and Training
    Monday, March 25, 2019
    Objective: To create awareness of the process of job hazard analyses and their importance to Behavior-Based SafetyBehavior-Based Safety (BBS) includes observing employees' behaviors, coaching, and re-focusing behavior so that safer practices are followed. In order for BBS to be effective, organizations must conduct job hazard analyses (JHAs) for each job. JHAs allow employers to eliminate or ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, Human Interest
    Friday, March 22, 2019
    Deconstruction is the process of carefully dismantling a structure, or parts of a structure, and salvaging the materials for reuse. Deconstruction is not demolition; in fact, deconstruction is a form of waste reduction that creates the opportunity for building materials to be repurposed and reused. Deconstruction has the potential to open new markets, create job opportunities and foster a more ...read more
    Categories: Marin Builders Association NEWS, Permits, Community, Green Building - Sustainability, Education, Safety and Training, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Permits - Marin County
    Thursday, March 21, 2019
    You’ve found a team that fits your needs and have proven to be a strong fit: great! But now you’re wondering how you can keep those same workers coming back to your job site day after day. We understand the importance of having the key people for your operations and that looking for those same skills can be time consuming. We also understand the expense that goes into continually training new ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Advocacy, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Thursday, March 21, 2019
    By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc.   Any test taken is always a bet you hope to win. Sometimes passing it is the only way to ‘win, place or show’ as our first contractor discovers. There are times when the label placed on something is almost ‘self-explanatory’, but not always as we learn in a ‘liability’ question followed by another on restoring a revoked license…   Q:  We ...read more
    Categories: Education, Safety and Training, General News Article
    Tuesday, March 05, 2019
    We Now Deliver to Your Work Site Stay productive - let us bring supplies to you! The Urban Farmer Store now offers FREE delivery of all of our products for our professional customers for orders over $1,000.   Let us help you avoid wasted time in traffic.  Call now to get your delivery on our schedule.   We will be in your area! Click here to view our daily delivery zone and our mobile order ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Green Building - Sustainability, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Home Resource Guide
    Monday, March 04, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — March 2019 Media Contact: Kendall Burger, kendall@encoreeventsrentals.com Cal-West Rentals, Inc. Expands and Opens New Store in San Rafael at 240 Francisco Blvd West! San Rafael, California: Cal-West Rentals, Inc (CalWestRentals.com) announces their expansion and business opening in San Rafael, CA. Cal-West Rentals, Inc. established in 1958, is a family owned and ...read more
    Categories: Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release, Community, Event Related, General News Article, Marin Home Resource Guide, E-Communication - Newsletter, Fun Facts, Human Interest
    Friday, February 01, 2019
    Click the links below to view a current list of permit reports published and provided by the County of Marin and the individual cities/towns including Corte Madera, Larkspur, Mill Valley, Novato, San Anselmo, San Rafael, Sausalito and Tiburon. If what you're looking for is not listed below, please don't hesitate to call our offices directly at 415.462.1220 or contact Gabriela Shea at ...read more
    Categories: Permits, Permits - Marin County
    Friday, February 01, 2019
    Click the links below to view a current list of Tax Liens & Completions published and provided by the County of Marin. If what you're looking for is not listed below, please don't hesitate to call our offices directly at 415.462.1220 or contact Paula Krause at paula@marinbuilders.com.01.11.19 ​01.18.19 ​01.25.19 ​02.01.19 ​02.08.19 ​02.22.19 ​03.01.19 ​03.15.19 ​03.22.19 ​03.29.19 ​  
    Categories: Tax Liens and Completions
    Wednesday, January 23, 2019
    Tom Barr has been selected by the Marin Builders Association as the inaugural recipient of the Peter Arrigoni Building Community Leadership Award. The award was recently established in 2019 in honor of the late Peter Arrigoni who served as General Manager of the Marin Builders Association from 1977 to 2003 and served on the Marin County Board of Supervisors from 1968-1976. The award recognizes an ...read more
    Categories: Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Cornerstone Partner News, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 22, 2019
    In an effort to improve the experience of their permit customers, the City of San Rafael recently partnered with the Marin Builders Association and the Marin Economic Forum on a pilot program to gather and analyze permit customer feedback.  The Customer Satisfaction Assessment Program is a pilot program managed by the Marin Builders Association aimed at helping improve the permit process across ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Advocacy, E-Communication - Newsletter, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release, Advocacy and Legislation, Community
    Monday, November 05, 2018
    Introducing the North Bay Construction Corps Class of MarinSponsored by the Mario Ghilotti Family Foundation This program aims to place twenty well trained and prepared high school seniors directly into the construction industry with local Marin Builders Association firms at the end of each class cycle.We are recruiting students now to take part in Marin's first class cohort beginning in January ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter, Economic, Education, Safety and Training, Green Building - Sustainability, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release
    Tuesday, October 09, 2018
    PRESS RELEASE  CONTACT: Rick Wells Chief Executive Officer  415.462.1220 rick@marinbuilders.com   CONTACT: Don Jeppson Chief Building Official     415.485.3357 Don.Jeppson@cityofsanrafael.org  City of San Rafael to Publish Report from Marin Builders Association on Permit Customer Satisfaction   In partnership with the Marin Builders Association and the Marin Economic Forum, the City ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Advocacy, Economic, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release, Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Papers/Research
    Friday, March 23, 2018
    Marin Clean Energy (MCE), a California Joint Powers Authority, is requesting qualifications from interested contractors for heat pump installations as part of its Low-Income Families and Tenants (LIFT) Program. Qualified contractors will be placed on the MCE Heat Pump Participating Contractors List. LIFT participants will be required to use a contractor off the list when installing heat pumps ...read more
    Categories: Green Building - Sustainability, Project Bid Requests, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, November 10, 2017
    Wagstaff + Rogers Architects are passionate about relationships with our clients. As professionals we have a responsibility to coach our clients about the architect's role and responsibility as well as the design and construction process. Cultivating an environment of education fosters trust, creates good communication, relieves frustration, and builds successful relationships with our clients. A ...read more
    Categories: Community, Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Home Resource Guide
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017
    Marin Builders working behind the scenes for our members.SB 1254 – Unlicensed ContractorsProperty owners can be held liable for injuries to uninsured workers and the Contractors' License Board (CSLB) has no direct authority to intervene. This bill gives the CSLB the tools they need to fight unlicensed contractors by providing the Registrar with the authority to issue administrative Stop Work ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Advocacy, Economic, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Click here for Subcontractor Lien Protection Checklist to protect your Lien rights provided by the Marin Builders Association and Dan McLennon of Smith, Currie & Hancock, LLP.
    Categories: Tax Liens and Completions, General News Article, Community, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Click here for General Contractors Lien Rights Protection Checklist to protect your Lien rights provided by the Marin Builders  Association and Board member Dan McLennon.
    Categories: Marin Builders Association NEWS, Community, General News Article, Tax Liens and Completions
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