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    Thursday, February 14, 2019
    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: E-Communication - Newsletter, Event Related, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Community, Education, Safety and Training, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, February 14, 2019
    Michael Wayne Jackson, Senior Real Estate Specialist will be receiving the prestigious Gala Award from Coldwell Banker the evening of  March 2nd, 2019 at the Westin Saint Francis Hotel in San Francisco. This award is given to top producing realtors who sell $120,000 or more in gross commission income in a year. Most of the homes Michael sold were n Marin County.  Sell or find your next home with ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Marin Home Resource Guide, Press Release, E-Communication - Newsletter, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Papers/Research
    Wednesday, February 13, 2019
    Thanks to Mario Ghilotti Family Foundation, High Schoolers Explore Construction Career Paths in Industry-Led Program  High school seniors from across Marin are convening at Terra Linda High School's Auto Shop for the North Bay Construction Corps' inaugural Class of Marin, which launched earlier this month. The five-month training program is introducing 24 seniors - eight of which are from SRCS - ...read more
    Categories: Community, Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, Fun Facts, General News Article, Green Building - Sustainability, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release
    Wednesday, January 30, 2019
    The California Legislature introduced more than 2637 bills in the second half of the 2017-2018 session that became law effective January 1, 2019, many of which address employment issues facing California employers in the construction industry.  Below we have summarized some of the more important laws (the summary titles are live links to the text of the new law), and employers are urged to protect ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, Community, Cornerstone Partner News, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release
    Thursday, January 24, 2019
    The College of Marin and The Gilbane Construction Co. are having an outreach workshops to discuss how to apply for upcoming construction related work at the college.     Sessions will be held this Friday and next Friday at the College of Marin.Friday, January 25, 2019                                     Friday, February 1, 2019 7:30am-9:00am                                                  ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, Event Related, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release, Community
    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: Advocacy and Legislation, Community, Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Advocacy, E-Communication - Newsletter, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release
    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, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release, Cornerstone Partner News, Economic, Fun Facts, Green Building - Sustainability, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    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
    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
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