• Inland Northwest AGC News

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    Friday, March 27, 2020
    The question of the day is “How do I best take care of my employees?”. I know you are all struggling right now to figure this all out, determine what is best for your employees and your company and hopefully get through the next few weeks. While information is changing rapidly, we want to provide you as many resources as possible to help you make the best decision for you. I would highly advise ...read more
    Categories: Covid19
    Thursday, March 26, 2020
    I know that many of you are still struggling to determine if your projects will move forward in light of the new guidance from the Governors office. Once again, we are recommending that you be in contact with your owners and your own legal counsel to help determine what is best for your business. I would also strongly recommend that you reach out to your sub-contractors and suppliers to ...read more
    Categories: Covid19
    Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    Washington State: Governor Inslee issued an updated memo to address the confusion around construction projects under the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order. This new guidance does shut down most commercial and residential construction. While the new guidance is still a little vague, after further discussions with his office, we currently know this:WSDOT will cease many of its operations as of end of ...read more
    Categories: Covid19
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    Good evening, I know today has been frustrating and confusing for everyone as we try to determine the impact of the Governor’s Stay Home, Stay Safe order on the construction industry. While we continue to work with our Industry partners and the Governor’s office to get some answers, below is some of the feedback we have heard from public owners:WSDOT is open for business and is moving forward ...read more
    Categories: Covid19
    Monday, March 23, 2020
    I hope everyone had a chance to regroup over the weekend and process everything that happened last week. We are still looking at changes on a daily basis for the foreseeable future and will do our best to keep you up to date on what they mean for you and your business.  I want to take a moment below to answer some of the most pressing questions you might have. We are compiling these in an FAQ ...read more
    Categories: Covid19
    Friday, March 20, 2020
    New AGC Resource Center: We have created a dedicated page on our website for all of our COVID-19 resources. This page will be updated as new information becomes available. We are also creating a database of sample forms, documents and policies for members to use that will be available soon.   Summary of Paid Leave Mandates under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, H.R. 6201: On March 18, ...read more
    Categories: Covid19
    Thursday, March 19, 2020
    We have established a new document with best practices for you to use to ensure the safety of your workers. These suggestions go above and beyond the CDC guidelines and should be adapted to fit your individual jobsites, but it does provide a comprehensive list of actions that will help keep everyone safe and healthy. We are continuing to update this and will also be putting out a checklist to help ...read more
    Categories: Covid19
    Wednesday, March 18, 2020
    As you may have heard, the Trump Administration has asked construction companies to donate any extra N95 masks to local health care facilities. After speaking with our representative and local health care leaders, they are in need of this important PPE for their providers. If you have any available to donate, please let us know as soon as possible and we will coordinate to get them to those that ...read more
    Categories: Covid19
    Monday, March 16, 2020
    In keeping with the guidance set by the CDC, the AGC has cancelled or postponed the following meetings and events through April. At this time, we are moving forward with plans for the CLC Clay Shoot and the Jeff Kuney Memorial Golf Tournament. If the situation should change, we will keep you posted on the status of those events.   Spokane/N. Idaho Classes/Meetings:  3/17/20208-Hour CESCL ...read more
    Categories: Covid19
    Friday, March 13, 2020
    Inland Northwest AGC Members -   With the impact of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) being felt across the community, the AGC is working with our local and national partners to compile information and resources to help you, your employees and your clients navigate these challenging times.  We will be evaluating individual classes on a case-by-case basis and will let attendees know as soon as possible ...read more
    Categories: Covid19
    Friday, February 14, 2020
    Thank you to everyone that attended one of our 2020 Construction Owner's Panel in Spokane and Tri Cities. Below are copies of the presentations from each event:Spokane:NAC ArchitectsFairchild AFBDesign WestDSHSArmy - Corp of EngineersSTA - Spokane Transit AuthorityWSDOTITDSpokane International AirportCity of SpokaneTri Cities:Columbia Basin CollegeCity of KennewickCity of PascoCity of ...read more
    Friday, December 20, 2019
    As a result of legislation passed in 2018, new rules effective Jan. 1, 2020 will impact apprenticeship utilization requirements on contracts awarded by the state (other than WSDOT), school districts and state four-year institutions of higher education.   The 2018 legislation (HB 1849) said that the awarding agency of the public work contract, within existing resources, must monitor contractor ...read more
    Categories: Government Affaris, Press Release