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    Tuesday, April 13, 2021
    We would like to recognize and celebrate our wonderful REFERRAL PARTNERS!2021:Terrence Knoles, And Them Design, who referred Nick Knoles, Knoles Construction Company (Special thanks to Terrence for donating his bonus to our Scholarship and Workforce Development Fund!)Oliver Dibble, Dibble & Company, who referred Tim Salyers, Energy Efficient Services (Special thanks to Oliver for donating his ...read more
    Categories: Community, Marin Builders Association News
    Tuesday, March 30, 2021
    The Marin Builders Association supports efforts to address climate change.  We believe the best way to solve this crisis is through innovation, investment, and partnerships.   A ban on natural gas to residences will increase construction costs, decrease consumer choice, reduce energy availability for homeowners during Public Safety Power Shutdown periods, potentially cause unforeseen impacts to ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Member News, Marin Builders Association News, Advocacy and Legislation, Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, March 24, 2021
    We recognize the tremendous opportunity for trained professionals in the construction industry, now and in the future. All high school seniors pursuing a college, university, or trade school education are eligible to apply.   More information can be found here:  SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY CRITERIASCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION (DOWNLOAD and PRINT)FILLABLE PDF APPLICATION   Applications, including ...read more
    Categories: Scholarship, Construction Education & Training, Member News, Press Release, Event Related, Marin Builders Association News, Community
    Wednesday, March 24, 2021
    The Financial Impact of COVID-19 on Marin County BusinessesMarin Builders Joins Coalition Advocating for $2 million in Relief Grants for Local Businesses For Immediate Release:Executive Summary Marin County’s businesses have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact will have lasting effects on our local economy. Leading Business Associations at Keep Marin Working launched a survey ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Advocacy and Legislation, Marin Builders Association News, Member News, COVID-19 Resources, Builders Corner
    Monday, March 08, 2021
    The Marin Home Resource Guide is the only print and digital resource guide in the North Bay that devotes all content to our industry, trends, architecture, building, and our local community.  Reach over 50,000 Readers ~ More than ever! High Quality Glossy Magazine with Brilliant Color. Direct Mail Distribution to Leading Building Industry Professionals throughout Marin County. Targeted Email ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Marin Builders Association News, Community, Marin Home Resource Guide, Member News
    Wednesday, March 03, 2021
    On behalf of the Marin Builders Association Board of Directors, the following letter was recently sent to Marin County Health Officials to offer our support with essential construction worker vaccination:(Link to letter pdf.)Dear Dr. Willis and Dr. Santora:First and foremost, we want to thank you and your team for your work during these ever-changing times. Specifically, we would like to commend ...read more
    Categories: COVID-19 Resources, Marin Builders Association News, Community, Safety, Advocacy and Legislation, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 03, 2021
    UPDATE: Because of multiple letters on the item, the County pulled this item from the Board of Supervisors agenda to give additional time for consideration. We've reached out to the county to offer industry perspective going forward. Marin County Board of SupervisorsRE: Project Labor Agreement Policy GuidelinesVia email on March 1, 2021To BOS@marincounty.orgFull pdf. of letterDear ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, Marin Builders Association News, Press Release, Member News, Builders Corner
    Monday, March 01, 2021
    North Bay Construction Corps - Class of Marin addresses the high demand for construction workers in our community. This program enables students to explore a variety of construction related careers and prepares young adults for positions with local Marin Builders Association firms at the end of each class cycle. Made possible by the Mario Ghilotti Family Foundation, the program helps ...read more
    Categories: Scholarship, Construction Education & Training, Builders Corner, Member News, Community, Safety, Press Release, Cornerstone Partner News, Marin Builders Association News, Event Related
    Thursday, December 31, 2020
    Curative testing sites remain free in Marin, but appointments must be scheduled in advance through the Curative website (available in English and Spanish). Appointment slots open about 3-4 days in advance of each scheduled testing day. The updated schedule of Marin County based Curative test sites includes:Bolinas: Mondays, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM; Bolinas Fire Station (100 Mesa Road) Larkspur: ...read more
    Categories: COVID-19 Resources, Marin Builders Association News, Member News, Builders Corner, Press Release, Community, Safety
    Wednesday, December 23, 2020
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    Categories: Community, Press Release, Builders Corner, Member News, Marin Builders Association News, Business Tips
    Wednesday, December 09, 2020
    Please familiarize yourself with the following new regulations/guidelines:  Cal/OSHA has recently issued Cal/OSHA Emergency Regulations to Protect Workers from COVID-19, which are now in effect. There is a one-page fact sheetand FAQs which provide a summary of the regulations. Requirements include: A site-specific, written COVID-19 prevention (see model COVID-19 prevention program) to ...read more
    Categories: Safety, Community, Press Release, Builders Corner, Marin Builders Association News, COVID-19 Resources
    Monday, November 30, 2020
    AB 685 Creates Employer COVID-19 Notice Requirements and Expands Cal/OSHA Powers effective January 1, 2021 On November 20, 2020, the OSHA Board unanimously adopted proposed regulations that impose requirements on employers to promulgate written policies regarding COVID-19 Prevention Plans.  The new regulations will go into effect December 1, if approved by the Office of Administrative Law, and ...read more
    Categories: Business Tips, Member News, COVID-19 Resources, Builders Corner, Marin Builders Association News, Event Related, Press Release, Advocacy and Legislation
    Wednesday, October 28, 2020
     Lower credit card processing fees with level 2 and level 3 processing The cost of accepting credit cards is one of the biggest expenses a business faces. It is an unavoidable cost of doing business in a society that rarely carries cash anymore. For any business processing more than $100,000 a month in credit card transactions, the cost to process cards can approach $4,000 in fees alone. If your ...read more
    Categories: Community, Marin Builders Association News, Member News, Business Tips
    Tuesday, October 20, 2020
    Marin Builders Association and Marin Economic Forum to Evaluate the Permit Customer Experience for County of Marin    Take the Survey - San Rafael, CA - The Marin Builders Association is announcing a new partnership with the County of Marin and the Marin Economic Forum. The collaboration is designed to help improve the permit process for customers and decrease the amount of non-permitted ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, CEMIP Permit Simplicity Program, Marin Builders Association News, Advocacy and Legislation, Press Release
    Monday, October 12, 2020
    Mahalo to our members and guests for making the 44th Annual Marin Builders Association Golf Classic - Luau on the Links a tremendous success. We welcomed more than 70 players at Indian Valley Golf Club on Friday, October 9th for a fabulous day of golf, camaraderie, sportsmanship, delicious food & refreshments. Players and supporters celebrated our commitment to education as a portion of the ...read more
    Categories: Event Related, Marin Builders Association News, Cornerstone Partner News, Press Release, Community, Member News, Scholarship
    Monday, August 10, 2020
    With the way that the economy has changed throughout the past 10-15 years, it’s not surprising that people are rethinking about how they consider starting a career. Getting a college degree used to be a popular option that would secure a good job. Now, not so much. Instead, you might be thinking about learning a trade that offers you a lot of upward mobility. But how soon can you start? Here’s ...read more
    Categories: Community, Safety, Marin Builders Association News, Builders Corner, Member News
    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: Press Release, Marin Builders Association News, Advocacy and Legislation, Community
    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: Community, Safety, Marin Builders Association News, 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.Reviewed and Updated March 2021
    Categories: Community, 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.Reviewed and Updated March 2021
    Categories: Tax Liens and Completions, Marin Builders Association News, Community
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