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    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: Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Advocacy, General News Article, Community, Economic, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release
    Friday, November 08, 2019
    *This is a summarized version of an article from www.mercer.com:  “Prepare now for new state minimum essential coverage individual health care mandate”   The California Minimum Essential Coverage Individual Mandate will take effect on January 1, 2020.  The federal individual mandate has been in effect since the beginning of 2019 and Governor Gavin Newsom recently committed to reinstating this ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Papers/Research, Community, Economic, Human Interest
    Wednesday, October 30, 2019
    Background: Hensel Phelps is a top 20 ENR General Contractor: One of their most recent projects is the $1.2B Design-Build Harvey Milk Terminal 1 at the San Francisco International Airport (SFIA Terminal 1). Challenge:  Hensel Phelps's past photo capturing process was problematic, it Involved manual processes that required one person to take full ownership of the documentation for the entire ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, Fun Facts, Human Interest, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Economic, General News Article, Papers/Research
    Wednesday, October 30, 2019
    Last year, we reported that the California Supreme Court in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court (2018) 4 Cal.5th 903 (“Dynamex”) adopted a new, pro-employment standard (the “ABC Standard”), which presumes a worker is an employee versus an independent contractor under California wage orders and regulations.   Assembly Bill 5 (“AB5”) has now been passed by the California Legislature ...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
    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
    Wednesday, August 21, 2019
    Cynthia Murray, Executive Director of the North Bay Leadership Council has been named as this year’s “Women of Industry” honoree by the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce. She will be honored at the 7th Annual Women of Industry Luncheon & Marketplace on November 15 at Embassy Suites in San Rafael. Among her many community contributions, Cynthia has served on the Marin Builders Association Scholarship ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Event Related, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 07, 2019
    BUILDERS: Have you been struggling to connect to the subs and vendors you need to make your project go smoothly?  HOME/PROPERTY OWNERS:  Have you been challenged to find an available contractor to help with a maintenance issue or renovation project? Marin Builders Association can help! In order to be efficient, we will need some accurate information to get started:A brief summary of your project ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, Economic, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Project Bid Requests
    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
    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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