E-BID | APRIL 4, 2016
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Rick Wells
Chief Executive Officer
Marin Builders Association

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NEW! LAWS FOR 2016 THAT AFFECT CONTRACTORS  and EMPLOYERS 
Over 2700 bills were introduced by the California Legislature in the 2014-2015 session. Click below for summaries of some of the more important bills affecting contractors in their roles as contractors, including a new law that went into effect April 1, 2016.  

 
SAVE MONEY WITH MARIN BUILDERS TOOLKIT DISCOUNTS
Check out these SUPER time and money saving offers that could help your Membership pay for itself.

Use your unique Marin Builders MEMBER ID # to redeem offers. Your number can be found by logging in or call us at 415.462.1220.

Know Someone That Might Be Job Searching?
Several NEW employment opportunities have just been added to our  Classifieds page including a contract sales position with Marin Builders' premier publication, Marin Home!
 
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PROJECT OF THE WEEK
Department of Public Works County of Marin is seeking sealed proposals of bids for...
Novato Bike Path Stabilization Between 
MP 6.53 and 6.69
BID DUE DATE: THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2016  @ 2 PM 
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
WEDGE ROOFING WINS TOP NATIONAL ROOFING AWARD
Celebrating their 40th year of business, Marin Builders member Wedge Roofing has even more to celebrate after winning the top national roofing industry awards...
 
PPE SAFETY - MACHINES & CLOTHING
In addition to wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), certain work attire may be required. Inappropriate attire can be dangerous. For example...
 
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Q&A FOR CONTRACTORS
A corporate entity learns that 'one for all, all for one' may not be good license policy! We present a quality answer for a 'qualifier' question.  Unfortunately, even 'sprinkles' won't sweeten the answer we have to serve for a General's question...
 
ATTENTION MEMBERS! PROTECT YOUR JOB SITE - CONSTRUCTION SITE THEFT INCREASE!
Please be aware that the Marin County Sheriff's Office has been investigating and seeing an increase in night time construction site burglaries. The suspect(s) are forcing entry into unoccupied homes, under construction and stealing any and all tools on the property. 
 
NEED SPACE? MARIN BUILDERS HAS OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLE JUST FOR YOU.
Marin Builders Association has office space available for rent:
* One at 226 sq. ft. for $600 per month

Click for Details or Call Rick Today
415.462.1220

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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

Marin Builders Events, Seminars & Workshops
TOP KITCHEN & BATHROOM TRENDS presented by Marin Builders Partner 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..
 
ROP OPEN HOUSE 
Sponsored by Pacific Gas & Electric
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2016

Meet the Instructors - Learn about the Program - What are the Students Learning? - Marin Builders Association Contractors will be in Attendence
 
NARI / MARIN BUILDERS MEET & GREET
TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016

Details coming soon.
 
MARIN BUILDERS SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS, HONORARY MEMBERS & PAST PRESIDENTS RECEPTION
 
THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016

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Why Choose Grange Box?
There are lengthy contracts to fill out or a nationwide company taking your order. 
At Grange, you will speak directly with 
our dispatch, which means less miscommunication and/or hassle.

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415.456.2712
PHOTO OF THE WEEK
Presented by Marin Builders member Henley Photography

About the image: Work by Marin Builders member The Land Collaborative.

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