August 6, 2019
#1 Your Vote Counts
The City of Tucson Democrat Primary is August 27 th and mail ballots have been distributed. The Mayoral race and Ward 1 primary election will most likely be decided in the primary. 

City residents who are registered as a member of the Democratic, Republican or Libertarian Party and live in Wards 1, 2 or 4 will automatically receive a ballot by mail for the Mayoral race and the Council Member race for their Ward. 

This is a mail ballot only election. The final day to mail back ballots is August 21 st. After that, voters can drop off ballots at various voting locations found here.  
#2 BRE to Host Marana Mayor - Open to All Members
The primary objective of SAHBA’s Business Referral Exchange group is to share business leads with a network of trusted professionals. Around 20 members attend the bi-monthly meeting which features a spotlight presentation from someone in the group.

 The BRE is also a source for all SAHBA members. At their next meeting on Tuesday, August 20th they are hosting Marana Mayor Ed Honea to discuss business opportunities in the town. Every SAHBA member is welcomed and encouraged to attend. 
#3 Sahuarita Town Council to Select New Members
With the recent resignation of Council Members Lynne Skelton and Dalia Zimmerman, the Sahuarita Town Council has been tasked with appointing two new Council Members. This unique opportunity will have significant impact on the Council and future policy decisions for the Town.

Twenty-four candidates have submitted applications seeking to be interviewed by Town Council. The Mayor and Council will conduct scheduled interviews August 19th. Once selected, new Council Members will be sworn in on August 26th. 

For more information on the Council vacancies and to view the full candidate list click here .
#4 Federal Reserve Reduces Short-Term Federal Funds Rate
Fed Rate Cut Good for Housing

In a policy change widely expected and good for housing and home building, the Federal Reserve today reduced its key, short-term federal funds rate by 25 basis points to a top rate of 2.25%. The housing sector continues to face affordability...

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#5 Did You Get a "Bounce Back"?
For several days at the end of last week, SAHBA experienced an outage of our email system. While our IT team worked feverishly on the issue and was able to restore things over the weekend we know many emails to us bounced back as undeliverable.

We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused. If you are wondering if we got your email, please give us a call or hit re-send. 
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SAHBA Mixer - JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa


August 6 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass
3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85745
Celebrate & network at the  JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Mixer!

The mixer will be held in their  Primo  fine dining restaurant but there will be delicacies from  all  of the restaurants to sample.  YUM!

Parking will be in the underground parking garage.

This is a great opportunity to network with SAHBA colleagues, generate business leads and create friendships. 
Join Arizona Construction Trades (ACT) and SAHBA for a joint Legal Lunch & Learn Series focusing on legal issues that effect your company.

All sessions will be held at SAHBA from 12pm-1pm and lunch will be provided.

Topics will be presented by Farhang & Medcoff or Snell & Wilmer.

Cost is $15
Mark Your Calendars
August 6 - SAHBA Mixer at JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass

August 7 - Remodelers Council Meeting

August 8 - Board Meeting

August 14 - Custom Build Council Mtg

August 20 - BRE Meeting

August 20 - Tech Committee Mtg

August 22 - Legal Lunch & Learn
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