RHCA Weekly Bids & Opportunities
October 5, 2020
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We have included a list of general COVID-19 resources grouped by agency, a section with resources on reopening workplaces, cloth face coverings and respiratory protection, and additional industry-specific COVID-19 resources grouped by industry. click here to download
Ride DART for Free to Vote in the 2020 General Election
Dallas Area Rapid Transit is once again providing free trips to voting locations across the service area. Voters can ride at no charge on all DART bus, light rail, Dallas Streetcar, GoLink and Paratransit service, and on the Trinity Railway Express between EBJ Union Station and CentrePort/DFW Airport Station.

DART will provide free rides to voters on the following days:
  • Early voting on Saturday,
.........Oct. 17 and Saturday, Oct. 24.
  • Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3.
Free DART service will be available all day to help you get to your polling location.
Bids & Opportunities
Excavation Safety Webinar
This 1 hour session will thoroughly address the regulatory requirements of the "Call Before You Dig" process which includes requesting underground facility locates, line locator response to your request, incorporating safe excavation practices to avoid damage, fundamental incident investigation techniques, documentation, & reporting. All Webinars are Free of Charge.
Non-Construction Opportunities
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
RHCA Quarterly Membership Meeting

Thursday, November 19, 2020
11:30 AM - 1:00PM
October RHCA Committee Meetings

Ambassador Committee Meeting
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM | Registration Click Here
Architectural, Engineering & Construction (A/E/C) Committee Roundtable Meeting
 Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM | Registration Click Here
Robby Sprosty, Senior Transportation Planner
North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG)
Steve Maruszewski, Vice Chancellor, Strategic Infrastructure
UNT System
RHCA Legislative and Public Policy Committee Meeting
Thursday, October 15, 2020 | 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM | Registration Click Here
Christopher Montez
RHCA Parliamentarian & Legal Counsel
Lydia Camarillo, President
Southwest Voter Registration & Education Project
RHCA Economic & Business Development Committee Meeting
 Tuesday, October 20, 2020 | 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM | Registration Click Here
Peter S. Brodsky
Majority Owner and Developer
Reimagine RedBird
Malcolm Mayo
Director of Supplier Development
Dallas College
Steve Maruszewski
Vice Chancellor, Strategic Infrastructure
UNT System
RHCA Safety Council Meeting
 Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM | Registration Click Here
Christopher Montez
RHCA Parliamentarian & Legal Counsel
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COVID-19 and more...
COVID-19 Key Messages and Talking Points

Paycheck Protection Program

Economic Injury Disaster Loan Emergency Advance EIDL Loan Advance
Dallas County Order: Rules for the Construction Industry
Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19
Homeowner Repair Program

Prevent the spread of COVID-19 in seven steps

Best Practices When Submitting Permits PDOX Applications Online

Project Description: To ensure project gets routed to the proper department, on the application submittal of the Online Application for a building project please begin the description of work with one of the following phrases which most resembles your permit type: Q-Team Review, Commercial New, Commercial Remodel, Commercial Addition, Residential New, Residential Addition, Residential Addition/Remodel, Residential Remodel.
NEW City of Dallas Building Inspection Announcement
In response to the recently announced "Rules for the Construction Industry" in Dallas Ordinance #200438, the City of Dallas has announced that the ordinance and its associated policies will be strictly enforced during all building inspections, and it is YOUR responsibility to ensure they are strictly adhered to in the area(s) of the jobsite being inspected while any Dallas inspections staff are present.

The announcement makes it clear that there will be no exceptions made regarding adherence to the "COVID-19 Ordinance."

Beginning April 1st
Customers that submit more than 5 permits per year MUST submit electronically.
For more info contact Scott Webster
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