Category Archives: Committee/Council News

 Clay Shoot Committee

2019 WABA Bust-A-Clay Shoot We feel this was our best Clay Shoot to date with two hundred and seventy shooters, dozens of sponsors and volunteers. It a great day at the shooting range for everyone.  There was plenty of shooting … Continue reading

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Codes & Standards Committee

Jerry Warren, Chairman Expanded Plumbing Board Approved/Appointed At the plumbing contractors segment of the construction industry’s request, the City of Wichita and Board of Sedgwick County Commissioners, have taken action to approve expansion of the plumbing board that existed during … Continue reading

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Cornerstone Club

2019 Cornerstone Club Banquet Recently, Tim Norton, executive director of the Kansas Aviation Museum was the guest speaker at our Annual Cornerstone dinner. Tim reminded us that Kansas and Wichita in particular has a rich aviation history that needs to … Continue reading

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Developers Committee

Special Assessment Abatement Pertaining to Stormwater Drainage Our Committee is working to secure a change to City of Wichita Charter Ordinance #212 that presently restricts the use of special assessment abatement/deferral having to do with required stormwater improvements. What is … Continue reading

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Legislative Committee

Looking Forward to 2020 Elections With the most recent elections now behind us, and the results known, we have concluded that we fared pretty well given the candidates that were supported and elected and that we are moving forward to … Continue reading

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Membership Committee

Most Recent New Member Recruiting Drive Successful Jim Gearhart was the top recruiter with 5 new members and Ann Allaire and Susan Armstrong both recruited 3 new members. Thank you to everyone who participated in the drive and for all … Continue reading

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Next Gen Committee/Remodelers Council

Steve Hund, Chairman Next Generation Committee David Francis, Chairman Remodelers Council The most recent meetings of our Next Gen Group, and the Remodelers Council, consisted of a joint one for the purpose of hearing a presentation on the needs of … Continue reading

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Grievance & Ethics/Dispute Resolution Committee

Use of Binding Arbitration Beneficial Since the establishment of our Committee some 20-plus year ago to help builders and customers settle disputes that can sometimes develop between them it is becoming more and more obvious that parties are recognizing the … Continue reading

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Codes and Standards Committee

Jerry Warren, Chairman MABCD Status of Operations The most recent meeting of our Codes and Standards Committee featured a status report on the operation of MABCD. There was discussion of several recent concerns expressed by several members about the timing … Continue reading

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Developers Committee

Meetings with Evergy (formerly Westar) Beginning to Bring About Improvements Meetings of members of our Developers Committee and Evergy are beginning to take place in an effort to bring about changes agreed to in concept that can lead to more … Continue reading

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Education Committee

Basic and Advanced Sales Training Under Development There is hardly anyone involved in the various segments of the home building industry that could not benefit from ongoing marketing and sales training. With that in mind and after a lot of … Continue reading

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Legislative Committee

Voting in Upcoming General Elections Vital With this year’s General Election fast approaching, our Committee wants to take the opportunity to remind everyone of the importance of voting for the candidates of your choice when you cast your votes. To … Continue reading

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Membership Committee

“Target One” … is Theme for Fall New Member Recruiting Drive Our Fall Membership Drive has kicked off and will run through October 29th. We are challenging everyone to “Target One” and recruit one member each. Our goal is to … Continue reading

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Next Gen Group

Sedgwick County District Attorney, Marc Bennett, Very Informative The most recent meeting of our Next Gen Group featured a presentation and discussion of all the things our local District Attorney, Marc Bennett, is involved with on a daily, ongoing basis. … Continue reading

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Remodelers Council

Putting It All Together Mini-Seminar Well Received Members attending our most recent meeting of the Council were treated to a presentation by Laura Oxley, Next Level Advertising. Laura aptly titled the presentation “Putting it All Together” where she tied the … Continue reading

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Workforce Development Collaboration Committee

Workforce Development Collaboration Off to Good Start Efforts continue to find ways to improve methods to inform, educate, and encourage students to explore the benefits of working in the trades, in addition to taking classes offered by area middle schools, … Continue reading

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