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Thanks for Renewing Your Membership – September 2018

38 Years Russell/Jay – J. Russell Companies 35 Years Salmans/Jack – ProHome International, LLC 33 Years Young/Walter A. – Walter A. Young Const. Co. Inc. 32 Years Wooten/Brent – Baughman Co., P.A. 31 Years Schellenberg/Marvin – Schellenberg Development Co. 30 … Continue reading

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Housing Starts – September 2018

Click to view Housing Starts – September 2018 Click to view Housing Starts – August 2018 Click to view Housing Starts –  July 2018 Click to view Housing Starts – June 2018 Click to view Housing Starts – May 2018 Click to view Housing Starts – Apirl 2018 … Continue reading

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Candidates and Transfers – July 2018

This list of proposed new members is published in compliance with Article V Section 3(c) of the WABA By-laws. If no contest is filed within 10 days these persons will become members effective the first of next month. CANDIDATES Builders … Continue reading

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Sorry to See You Go! – July 2018

Derek Brown – The Countertop Place Alberto Guereque – Kajo Professional Painting, LLC John Niedens – Texturite, LLC Dan Zimmerman – Perfection Struct. Comp., LLC

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Chairman’s Message – June 2018

Homeownership Is Primary Driver of U.S. Household Wealth Abraham Lincoln is remembered for stating in one of his speeches that, “The strength of a nation lies in the homes of its people.”  And with specific regard to housing, it should … Continue reading

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Codes Committee – June 2018

Update on Reviews of Recent Version of Codes With the completion of the 2018 version of the IRC Code completed, WABA representatives and MABCD staff met earlier this month to review and discuss proposed amendments which are minimal and expected … Continue reading

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Developers Committee – June 2018

City of Andover The Committee is planning to move forward with scheduling meetings in the near future for the purpose of discussing impact fee amount’s currently being charged for streets in relation to new construction with the goal of building … Continue reading

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Legislative Committee – June 2018

Meeting with Senator Roberts Beneficial Members of the Committee and others, were able to secure a recent meeting held in our WABA offices to discuss concerns and issues related to housing and light construction at the national level. Information developed … Continue reading

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NextGen Committee – June 2018

Unique “Cutting Edge” Fun Social Event The NextGen Social Committee is currently engaged in planning a social outing for the near future for members that involves drinking beer and throwing axes at targets at Blade & Timber which is a … Continue reading

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Remodelers Council – June 2018

RAD Team Training for Members Scheduled The next meeting of the Council will feature an information/training meeting on Thursday, July 19th at which time members of the RAD Team selected to manage home improvements/rehabilitations of the 500 plus residential housing … Continue reading

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Sales and Marketing Council – June 2018

Fall Parade of Homes Early Bird Entry Deadline Approaching The Council continues working with the Association to support the Spring and Fall Parade of Homes promotions in order to promote top-of-the mind awareness of new homes as ones best home … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting Committee – June 2018

Planning of 2018 Event Underway The management of this Association event was taken over during 2017 by the NextGen Committee who did a great job with last year’s event and planning for the 2018 event is well underway. Efforts are … Continue reading

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New Members – July 2018

Arellano/Erick Prime Construction 3526 W. Del Sienno WichitaKS   67203 Sponsor: Darin Byer Basham, II/Jeffrey All Seasons Construction, Inc. 916 S. Governeour WichitaKS   67207 Sponsor: Steve Hund Bright/Chris Cedar Creek Supply 726 N. Hydraulic WichitaKS   67214 Sponsor: Masonry Products Sales & … Continue reading

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Chairman’s Message – May 2018

Membership Matters If there was ever any doubt as to whether the size and make-up of the membership of such associations as WABA matters – I can tell you, without hesitation, that it does and in ways one might not … Continue reading

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Codes and Standards Committee – May 2018

 Tony Zimbelman – Chairman  Reviewing Recent Version of Codes Over the past year members of WABA and MABCD staff have been meeting regularly to complete reviews of the 2018 IRC and IBC Codes (inclusive of amendments) for adoption consideration later … Continue reading

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Developers Committee – May 2018

Working with City of Andover to review costs of building and other fees related to construction in their area, and impact fee amount’s currently being charged for streets in relation to new construction with the goal of building a case … Continue reading

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