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Friday, September 22, 2017
Capitol Connection Q&A for Contractors By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc.     Whenever you visit a ‘foreign’ place like CA, it’s good to get a guide! Let me point the way. Assisting contractors would be ‘dbaa’ for Capitol Services, or doing business as always, for some with ‘unacceptable’ business names a ‘dba’ is the way…Q: We recently applied for a California Contractor’s ...read more
Categories: Education and Training
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Ladder Safety: Set-UpPresented by George Petersen Insurance AgencyObjective:  To provide an overview of ladder set-up principles, including pre-use preparationPlanning, preparation, and careful positioning are all required before ladders can be used safely. Download complete training short in English OR Spanish
Categories: Education and Training
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Categories: Marin Builders Association NEWS
Friday, September 15, 2017
Electrical Safety - Guidelines Presented by George Petersen Insurance AgencyKnow the hazards of electricity. Your knowledge will help prevent injuries and death. It is easy to underestimate the dangerous potential of electricity because its use is so common. However, electricity can cause burns, shocks, and electrocution. These hazards must be considered when working with equipment powered by ...read more
Categories: Education and Training
Friday, September 15, 2017
Capitol Connection Q&A for Contractors By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc.   Here’s a quality update on Qualifying and license renewals with some ‘fly by night’ fingerprinting facts for out of state contractors…Q:  We received our renewal in the mail today.  Do we need to have our Qualifier re-take the exams when submitting the renewal application?A:  No, your Qualifying ...read more
Categories: Education and Training
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Waste Management Redwood Landfill and MCE will usher in a new era of power generation next month with the opening of a landfill gas-to-energy plant that will provide enough renewable electricity to serve more than 5,000 MCE customers in Marin and Napa counties and the cities of Benicia, El Cerrito, Lafayette, Richmond, San Pablo, and Walnut Creek. The new, state-of-the-art plant uses methane gas ...read more
Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, General News Article, Human Interest, Economic, Green Building - Sustainability, Press Release, Community
Friday, September 08, 2017
Capitol Connection Q&A for Contractors By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc.     Now you need it, now you don’t! Moving from one state to another contractor law changes as our first couple questions illustrate. However, our last inquiry offers the ‘exception’ to the rule in CA…Q:  I am a registered HIS (Home Improvement Salesperson) in California.  I sell Solar products to ...read more
Categories: Education and Training
Friday, September 01, 2017
Capitol Connection Q&A for Contractors By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc.     Everything. Our homes, communities, State and Nation all come from the labor of hard working men and women. As we celebrate Labor Day to honor those who build America, we honor licensed contractors as the foundation of our world!  You can honor them when you check they are licensed with CSLB and ...read more
Categories: Education and Training
Friday, September 01, 2017
San Rafael City Schools REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS AND PROPOSALS LEASE-LEASEBACK CONSTRUCTION SERVICES RFQ/P #02-17 San Rafael City Schools (“District”) is seeking proposals from qualified persons, firms, partnerships, corporations, associations, or professional organizations to provide design, constructability review, value engineering, master scheduling, cost estimating, budgeting, and ...read more
Categories: Community, Project Bid Requests, Marin Builders Association NEWS
Thursday, August 31, 2017
CPR TRAININGFOR ADULT, CHILD & INFANT           Presented by Anywhere CPR Wednesday Series October 4, 2017 January 17, 2018 April 11, 2018 July 11, 2018Time: 8:30 am – 11:30 am660 Las Gallinas Avenue, San Rafael This is a fun 3hr class that will get you ready to respond in an emergency, and certify you for 2 years. All attendees will receive a course completion card, access to an e-book for ...read more
Categories: Education and Training, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, Event Related, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
Monday, August 28, 2017
Marin Economic Forum Hires New CEO Robin Sternberg, CEO, Marin Economic Forum By Adrian Rodriguez, Marin Independent Journal A local expert on economic development and job growth strategies has been selected to lead the Marin Economic Forum as its fourth chief executive officer since 2011. Robin Sternberg, a 54-year-old Kentfield resident, has been named CEO of the San Rafael nonprofit, a ...read more
Categories: Community, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Advocacy - Legislation - Political, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, August 28, 2017
The 41st Annual Marin Builders Association Golf Classic - La Fiesta! hosted over 130 golfers at Indian Valley Golf Club on Friday August 25th. Participants were greeted with a warm afternoon of golf, contact building, sportsmanship, and delicious food & refreshments.Congratulations to our winners: Long Drive Women - Cary Dacy Long Drive Men - J.K. KilligrewClosest to Hole #4 - Mike Stone #8 - ...read more
Categories: E-Communication - E-BID Newsletter, General News Article, Cornerstone Partner News, Event Related, Press Release, Community, Fun Facts, Marin Builders Association NEWS
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Capitol Connection Q&A for Contractors By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc.   Our last inquiry is the longest as questions ‘multiply’ when contractors combine their ‘ventures.’ Rejection is always hard to take, especially when they are right. Another contractor must seek an ‘advantage’ and balance ‘risk vs reward’ as more is never less!...Q:  I recently applied for a “B” ...read more
Categories: Education and Training
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
BE INSPIRED BY AND ENGAGE WITH THINKERS AND INNOVATORS IN THE DESIGN COMMUNITY THROUGHOUT THE CITY. Presented by AIA San Francisco and the Center for Architecture + Design, the 14th Annual Architecture + the City Festival (September 1-30)  is one of the nation's largest architectural festivals of its kind. Taking place in San Francisco every September, the month-long celebration features behind ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, Event Related, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
Monday, August 07, 2017
We're pleased to announce that effective August 1, the new broker for the Marin Builders Association health benefits program is Crystal & Company. Our partnership with eight other Builders Exchanges, along with Crystal’s industry experience, enables us to have unmatched buying power. Crystal will be working with all of our member firms who take advantage of the great medical, dental, vision, and ...read more
Categories: Community, E-Communication - E-BID Newsletter, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
On Friday, July 21 nearly 200 family members, friends and community leaders gathered to celebrate the unveiling of the Peter Arrigoni Community Room at the Fairfax Public Library in Marin. It is the second Peter Arrigoni Community Room in Marin County. The first room dedicated to Arrigoni is located at the Marin Builders Association where Arrigoni served as the General Manager for over two decades ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, E-Communication - E-BID Newsletter
Thursday, July 13, 2017
INTRODUCING OUR NEW AND IMPROVEDONLINE 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 SERVICEIS 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
Monday, June 26, 2017
Click below to view a current list of permit reports published and provided by the county of Marin and the individual cities/towns including Belvedere, Corte Madera, Larkspur, Mill Valley, Novato, San Anselmo, San Rafael and Tiburon. If what you're looking for is not listed below, please don't hesitate to call our offices directly at 415.462.1220 or contact Paula Krause at ...read more
Categories: Permits, Permits - Marin County
Monday, June 26, 2017
2017 Liens & Completions Reports Download complete reports below:01.06.1701.13.1701.20.1701.27.1702.10.1702.17.1702.24.1703.03.1703.10.1703.17.1703.24.1704.14.1704.21.1704.28.1705.05.1705.19.1705.26.1706.02.1706.09.1706.16.1706.23.1706.30.1707.07.1707.14.1707.21.1707.28.17
Categories: Tax Liens and Completions
Monday, June 19, 2017
For more pictures of this project, please visit our Residential Page Edwardian Inspiration Wagstaff + Rogers Architects has just published professional photographs on their website of a somewhat informal and enjoyable take on the Edwardian Style for a new home in Larkspur. Our firm finished this project about 1-1/2 years ago and earlier this spring decided that the home and the landscaping were ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Our new design...Before...A Modern Farmhouse​Wagstaff + Rogers Architects has just won the Planning Entitlements to a substantial remodel proposed at 54 Plymouth Avenue in Mill Valley. Because of our attention to detail and careful planning, there was no deviation to planning ordinance restrictions and the project was approved through the Zoning Administrator.  This house is designed for a busy ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Permits, E-Communication - Advocacy, Fun Facts, Press Release
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Sacramento, CA 2010 - YOUR MBA WORKING behind the scenes FOR YOU!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 ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Education and Training, General News Article, Papers/Research, Advocacy - Legislation - Political, Press Release
Click here for Subcontractor Lien Protection Checklist  to protect your Lien rights provided by the Marin Builders Association and McLennonlaw.com
Categories: Community, Marin Builders Association NEWS, General News Article, Tax Liens and Completions
Click here for General Contractors Lien Rights Protection Checklistto protect your Lien rights provided by the Marin Builders Association and Board member Dan McLennon.
Categories: Community, Marin Builders Association NEWS, General News Article, Tax Liens and Completions
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