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Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Tell Us What You Think! A group of local community members, in collaboration with the County of Marin and the San Francisco Estuary Partnership, is coordinating this survey in order to understand more about Marin residents' gardening/yard care practices and product use. Your input is important and will inform our work. Thank you. English Survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YSM1 Spanish ...read more
Categories: Education and Training, Human Interest, Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Press Release, Safety
Monday, August 14, 2017
As a contractor… are you finding that your business is taking over your life? Attend this FREE workshop presented by The Contractors Coach and learn how to: Ø Develop a business that runs without your daily involvement Ø Create financial security for yourself and your employees Ø Leave a legacy! Pass on the business or generate passive income for retirement. Learn how ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Fun Facts, Papers/Research, Event Related, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Education and Training, Human Interest
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Capitol Connection Q&A for Contractors By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc. Unlike Johnny Cash, Nevada contractors can’t ‘walk the line’ outside of an original contract limit. Further ‘study’ is required for an aspiring applicant and I find a ‘concrete’ way another licensed contractor can likely double his business opportunities… ...read more
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Friday, August 04, 2017
Capitol Connection Q&A for Contractors By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc. They don’t just grow legs and walk away so the Contractor’s Board is warning contractors to watch their tools as we report in this issue. Technology has raised the ‘ante’ and the ‘stakes’ are high as thieves know how to ‘cash’ them in. What can you do? ...read more
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Thursday, July 27, 2017
Capitol Connection Q&A for Contractors By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc. Law can cut a very fine line. That’s why experts discuss interpretation of the rules which can change as written law meets the real world. This distinction in regulation ‘sinks’ in for a Masonry contractor. Some ‘grass roots’ advice for a General before ‘tearing ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education and Training
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Risks Evolve, Create Unique Challenges for Construction Firms If you already operate a construction firm, you know that there is a labor shortage that has affected the makeup of your workforce, and that hiring entities are asking builders to take on more of the design function, as well. Your liability picture has also likely changed with the increasing use of wrap-ups and, if you're using ...read more
Categories: E-Communication - E-BID Newsletter, General News Article, Safety, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Fun Facts, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Education and Training, Human Interest, Community
Monday, July 24, 2017
$895 Value $1,145 View Class ICC-IRC: RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CODE Concord, CA Our ICC residential inspector exam prep course teaches you everything you need to know to pass your test and become B-1 certified. You won't just learn the most up-to-date code standards, but also important regulations surrounding construction materials, the best methods and practices, and even the requirements for ...read more
Categories: Marin Builders Association NEWS, Education and Training
Monday, July 24, 2017
TIME magazine July 10-17, 2017 President Trump talks about deporting hardened criminals. His policy makes all undocumented immigrants vulnerable. 88,000 - the number of undocumented immigrants who have been removed from the U.S. since January 2017. 39% increase in immigration arrests in the first 5 months of the Trump Administration over the same period in 2016. 27% of those arrested between ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Human Interest, Education and Training
Monday, July 24, 2017
Capitol Connection Q&A for Contractors By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc. He is likely a gentleman, but isn’t an ‘Officer’! I ‘break down’ the issues on ‘General’ mold removal, while correcting another contractor that reaches an incorrect conclusion about having your cake and eating it too. I will ‘waive’ off his mistaken ...read more
Categories: Education and Training, General News Article
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Marin IJ Editorial: Congratulations to COM for passing grade College of Marin in Kentfield. (Alan Dep/Marin Independent Journal) 2015 Congratulations to the College of Marin. After years of less-than-stallar accreditation surveys, including being placed on suspension, Marin’s community college had relatively smooth sailing through this year’s process. The Accrediting Commission for ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, Cornerstone Partner News, Education and Training, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
Thursday, July 13, 2017
INTRODUCING OUR NEW AND IMPROVED ONLINE PLAN SERVICE We are excited to report that the Marin Builders Association has joined forces with 16 of the best builders exchanges across California. Together, we have decades of local plan room experience and new resources to bring you the most comprehensive plan service available. The GOLDEN STATE PLAN SERVICE IS THE SINGLE LARGEST CONSOLIDATED PROJECT ...read more
Categories: E-Communication - E-BID Newsletter, Education and Training, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Permits, Press Release, Tax Liens and Completions, Community, Economic, Event Related, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Permits - Marin County, Project Bid Requests
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Sacramento, CA 2010 - YOUR MBA WORKING behind the scenes FOR YOU! SB 1254 – Unlicensed Contractors Property 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 ...read more
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