• News for General News Article

    Thursday, February 27, 2020
     By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc. There is no ‘blanket’ answer to cover all the rules as some contractors are ‘exceptional’ as we learn from our first inquiry. I will also dig deep into a question on ‘splitting off’ a special class in ‘general’ terms and I have a happy surprise for a stressed-out question involving a list of license classes that sounds like a quarterback’s ...read more
    Categories: Education, Safety and Training, General News Article
    Tuesday, February 25, 2020
    Learn about upcoming vendor opportunities! Measure B outreach workshops are open to all vendors interested in working with the district. The Measure B team will present upcoming opportunities, respond to project and document related questions regarding upcoming RFPs, and guide interested vendors through the ins-and-outs of the District's procurement process. Thursday, March 5, ...read more
    Categories: Event Related, Human Interest, Fun Facts, General News Article, Community
    Monday, February 24, 2020
    We would like to recognize and celebrate our wonderful REFERRAL PARTNERS!2020:Kerri Schultze, Ray Morgan Company who referred Dr. Sydne Pomin, D.C. and Dr. Andrea Cavalla, D.C., Tam ChiropracticBernard St. Croix, St. Croix Interiors who referred Earthwise EnergyLindsay Moon, Green Galaxy Builders, who referred MurphyMcKenna ConstructionSultan Nabkel, Jack London Kitchen & Bath, who referred Kwam ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, E-Communication - Newsletter, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest
    Monday, February 17, 2020
    By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc.   There’s no changing the name, even to protect the innocent, when it comes to contractor’s advertising. Another license applicant learns ‘that was then, and this is now’ in seeking a place for the license exam, and a question from the frozen north gets a ‘chilly’ response…   Q:  We have hundreds of work trucks throughout California and the ...read more
    Categories: Education, Safety and Training, General News Article
    Thursday, February 13, 2020
    Marin Builders Association members, Heather Brock and Jennifer Wundrow of Nest Design Co., Inc. have been chosen to design the Laundry Room of this year's San Francisco Showcase House! This year, the San Francisco Decorator Showcase house will be 22 22nd Avenue and will be open from April 25 - May 25, 2020.  Each room will be designed by a different designer / company, showing off many different ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Event Related, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 12, 2020
    Now through March 12th for an effective date of April 1, 2020   Please join us on "Open Enrollment Day" to meet with our Health Insurance Program representatives. Wednesday, February 26th, 2020 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Marin Builders Association 660 Las Gallinas Avenue San Rafael, CA 94903Are you interested in joining our group medical, dental, vision and/or life insurance coverage offered ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, E-Communication - Newsletter, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Wednesday, February 05, 2020
    Objective: To explain the importance of housekeeping in preventing slips, trips, and falls and to give an overview of housekeeping principles, including spill response. Housekeeping is one of the most important practices for preventing slips, trips, and falls. Obstacles and clutter are a major cause of trips, and floor wetness and contaminants are major causes of slips.Click here to download the ...read more
    Categories: E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Papers/Research, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, Cornerstone Partner News, General News Article
    Tuesday, February 04, 2020
    High school seniors pursuing a college, university or trade school education are eligible to apply for a scholarship award.  While we emphasize the need for trained professionals in the construction industry, scholarship applicants may choose an advanced course of education in any field. Though the Selection Committee may view academic achievement as an accomplishment, it is not the basis for ...read more
    Categories: Education, Safety and Training, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Community, E-Communication - Newsletter
    Thursday, January 30, 2020
    By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc.   Does experience gained with a foreign ‘accent’ count here at home? My expert second opinion rights an inadvertent ‘wrong’ and helps prevent another mistake. While some questions are easy to learn from, sometimes more information or space to answer may be required so I always welcome your call or call back! …   Q:  I currently live in Spain, ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Education, Safety and Training
    Thursday, January 30, 2020
    On Friday night, over 260 members and supporters celebrated our commitment to education, scholarships, workforce development, and community at the 2020 Marin Builders Association Crab Fest. Special thanks to the Event Sponsors that made it a true celebration: Ghilotti Construction Company, Ghilotti Bros., Inc., Jackson's Hardware, Miele, Ferguson, Alten Construction , Inc., Cal-West Rentals, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, Event Related, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release
    Friday, January 10, 2020
      San Rafael, CA (January 9, 2020) – The Mario Ghilotti Family Foundation has made a $300,000 commitment to the Career Technical Education Foundation and Marin Builders Association to support expansion of a successful local youth training program called the North Bay Construction Corps (NBCC).                                 The North Bay Construction Corps, launched in Sonoma County in 2017 ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Thursday, January 02, 2020
    This week, two construction education programs supported by the Marin Builders Association will begin new classes with over 50 total students exploring the benefits of construction and the built environment as a career path.Your membership support of the Marin Builders Association helps to make these programs possible. Thank you! If you would like more information about how you can help these ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, E-Communication - Newsletter, Fun Facts, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release
    Wednesday, January 01, 2020
    North Bay Construction Corps - Class of Marin addresses the high demand for construction workers in our community. This program places over 20 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.  Cohorts begin in January and conclude in June with a 2 week boot camp. Students will then ...read more
    Categories: Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Event Related, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Cornerstone Partner News, Education, Safety and Training, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, November 21, 2019
    The Marin Builders Association Board of Directors recently welcomed State Senator Mike McGuire. Senator McGuire addressed highlights about the economy, housing, insurance, energy, and permit process reform in Marin County. Senator McGuire plans to meet again with the Marin Builders Association Permit Simplicity Initiative Team to further discuss the work they are conducting with regard to permit ...read more
    Categories: Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release, Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Advocacy, Economic, Human Interest, Permits - Marin County
    Monday, November 11, 2019
     Marin Builders Association, Town of Tiburon and Marin Economic Forum Collaborate to Measure and Improve the Permit Customer Experience  The Town of Tiburon has announced a new partnership with the Marin Builders Association and Marin Economic Forum to help improve the experience for the permit customers. The Customer Satisfaction Assessment is a program designed to measure and ultimately improve ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Advocacy, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, September 16, 2019
    Beginning January 1, 2020, the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) Truck and Bus Regulation will be enforced through a new automatic process. Senate Bill 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017 (SB 1), was signed into law on April 28, 2017. This bill states that the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) must check that vehicles are compliant with, or exempt from, CARB’s Truck ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, Community, Economic, General News Article, Papers/Research, E-Communication - Newsletter, Human Interest
    Friday, June 21, 2019
    Inspiration. Expertise. Professionals. 500+ Local Resources for your Home. The most recognized and respected name in local Building meets the most recognized and respected name in local News. Marin Builders Association is back, with help from Marin Independent Journal and San Rafael based design studio, And Them, with the latest edition of the incomparable go-to resource guide for homeowners in ...read more
    Categories: Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Marin Home Resource Guide, Press Release
    Sunday, June 16, 2019
    Construction Training Program Tackles Shortage in Building Industry     In response to the North Bay’s high demand for skilled construction workers, the Marin Builders Association has again partnered with College of Marin, Canal Alliance, and CareerPoint Marin to bring construction training and job opportunities to students Marin.    The Education to Career (e2c) construction training program ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Community, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, 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: Community, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Tax Liens and Completions
    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: Community, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Tax Liens and Completions
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