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Jan/Feb/March 2020 Digest

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Chairman’s Message

Will Engel, Chairman of the Board The Cornerstone Club members are a highly visible and an elite group of contributors to the building industry. They are responsible for sustaining a number of Wichita Area Builders Association events and activities over … 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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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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President’s Message

Wess Galyon, President/CEO I want to introduce all of you to our new WABA staff member – Dana Steffee.  Dana just joined our team and we are thrilled to welcome her to WABA.  Dana has a background working with non-profits … Continue reading

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Clay Shoot Committee

Our annual Bust-Clay-Shoot is only a couple of weeks away. If you haven’t signed up your team or to be a sponsor, now is the time to do so! Currently we have 51 teams in, so we have room for … 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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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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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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Codes and Standards Committee

Jerry Warren, Chairperson 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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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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June 2019 Membership Report

This proposed new member candidates list 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. Associate Candidates … Continue reading

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New Homes Website Oversight Committee

Our Oversight Committee is continuing the development of enhancements for the Associations new homes website (ahouseahead.com) which was, and continues to be, developed for use by members only to promote new home sales of new homes in new home communities … Continue reading

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