E-BID | MARCH 7, 2016
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Rick Wells
Chief Executive Officer
Marin Builders Association

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2016 VISION INTO ACTION AWARD
GOES TO MARIN BUILDERS MEMBER
DEANNE CLOUGH

Congratulations to Marin Builders Member Deanne Clough, recipient of the Marin School of Environmental Leadership's fifth annual Vision Into Action Award.

Deanne, who owns Clough Construction with her husband Scott, is a sustainable contractor with the city of San Rafael. She is being honored for improving and promoting environmental education, sustainable building practices and mindful construction through a community education program focused on the importance of responsible forestry.
 
SMART'S LARKSPUR DESIGN-BUILD EXTENSION PROJECT - RFQ FOR PREQUALIFICATION
Estimated Contract Cost: $25 to $30 million
SOQs Due: April 5th, 2016 @ 4:00 PM
 
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PROJECT OF THE WEEK
Sonoma County Water Agency is seeking 
sealed proposals of bids for
Isolation Valves Seismic Hazard Mitigation
BID DUE DATE: MARCH 29, 2016 
2016 CORNERSTONE SPOTLIGHT 
A limited number of Cornerstone Partner spaces are still available for 2016. For more information contact Rick Wells at rick@marinbuilders.org or 415.462.1220 x116
Latest News from Marin Builders
ADVOCACY UPDATE 
Our advocacy efforts ensure that public policy decisions, at all levels, adequately take into account the needs of our members and our community. Click below to check out our latest update...
 
SAFETY: INCIDENT
INVESTIGATION
When an incident occurs, it is the organization's responsibility to uncover its true cause and take steps to prevent a similar incident from occurring in the future.
 
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Q&A FOR CONTRACTORS
What type of contractor takes down 'art'? I will remove some 'artificial' notions on 'cutting' turf, share some 'ink' on a fingerprint question... 
 
MarinHomeWANT TO BE FEATURED IN MARIN HOME?
Marin Home is currently seeking submissions for our "Must Haves / Must Dos" department for our upcoming Spring edition.

We want to hear from you if you've recently completed any of the following types of outdoor projects:

Decks * Outdoor Kitchens * Sheds Landscape Lighting * Driveways
Exterior Painting
* Tree Houses * Pools

Share your work and email us your project today!
DEADLINE is FRIDAY, MARCH 11th
 
NEED SPACE? MARIN BUILDERS HAS OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLE JUST FOR YOU.
Marin Builders Association has two office spaces available for rent:
One at 185.5 sq. ft. for $550 per month
* One at 175 sq. ft. for $500 per month

Click for Details or Call Rick Today
415.462.1220

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Marin Builders Events, Seminars & Workshops
TOP KITCHEN & BATHROOM TRENDS presented by North Bay NARI

TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016
 
Just back from the giant trade show KBIZ in Las Vegas, we will take a look at upcoming trends for kitchen and bathrooms. Julie will talk about appliances, colors and materials wowing today's homeowners!! Learn what is on the cutting edge and sharing it with your clients..
 
MARIN BUILDERS SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS RECEPTION & HONORARY MEMBERS RECEPTION
 
THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016

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IS YOUR BUSINESS
PROTECTED?
call Mark J. Rice,
Construction Attorney at
415.472.3434

visit us online at www.msrwlaw.com
55 Professional Center Parkway
San Rafael, CA 94903

PHOTO OF THE WEEK
Presented by Marin Builders member Henley Photography

About the image: MBA Built Story from Marin Home Fall 2015. Work by Crescent Builders.

Check out the Marin Builders photo gallery by Henley Photography here
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