2011 AGC Membership Directory – Make Sure You're Included!

Planning for the next directory is underway! Please visit the AGC of Washington eDirectory to view your company’s listing. To access the eDirectory please go to www.agcwa.com and click “Find a Contractor”. Any changes must be submitted to Stacy Mullane no later than Jan. 21. Contact Stacy 206...
Posted on: 01/04/2011

Thanks, Members, for Another Great Year

During a tumultuous year in which economic uncertainties abound one thing has remained rock-solid – AGC of Washington. AGC’s programs in government affairs safety labor Retro education and more continued to provide value and benefit to members thanks to a membership stability that is unusual the...
Posted on: 12/15/2010

LAST CALL: AGC Dues Discount Opportunity

Take advantage of a 2 percent discount by renewing your AGC membership by Dec. 17! Support your AGC community and its great programs in government affairs safety workers’ comp Group Retro and more by returning your invoice. Dues should be in by Jan. 15 but renew early and save! AGC of Washingto...
Posted on: 12/15/2010

This is Not a Drill: Be on Alert for Misleading Fax

Previously we reported that companies around the country were receiving a fax from “American” General Contractors looking deceptively like a real AGC (Associated General Contractors) application. Now several AGC of Washington members have reported receiving it. Take note! Click fake fax to see...
Posted on: 12/15/2010

2011 Legislative Priorities Set by AGC Board

AGC’s Board of Trustees approved the association’s priorities for the upcoming session of the State Legislature. Click 2011 Legislative Priorities to review topics including workers’ comp reform infrastructure investment streamlined permitting and more. For more info contact AGC Government Affair...
Posted on: 11/30/2010

AGC Dues Discount Opportunity – Plus New Payment Options

Take advantage of a 2% discount by renewing your AGC membership by Dec. 17! Support your AGC community and its great programs in government affairs safety workers’ comp Group Retro and more by returning your invoice. Dues should be in by Jan. 15 but renew early and save 2%! AGC of Washington no...
Posted on: 11/30/2010

\American General Contractor Association\ is NOT Affiliated with AGC

AGC members across the country have again reported receiving unwanted and unsolicited solicitation faxes from the “AMERICAN GENERAL CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION” (AGC ASSOCIATION) this time with a newly designed fax solicitation under the guise of an Associate Dues Application. Please note that neithe...
Posted on: 11/30/2010

AGC Dues Discount Opportunity

Take advantage of a 2% discount by renewing your AGC membership by Dec. 17! Support your AGC community and its great programs in government affairs safety workers’ comp Group Retro and more by returning your invoice. Dues should be in by Jan. 15 but renew early and save 2%!
Posted on: 11/16/2010

AGC Welcomes New Members!

The following firms have been approved for membership: LDG Business Funding (contractor funding); CNA (insurance); Paasche Construction Inc. (new and remodel commercial residential and public works); Delhur Industries Inc. (heavy highway); COBRA BEC (building envelope construction); and AMO Const...
Posted on: 11/16/2010

AGC Needs Your Help to Honor our Service Men and Women

Do you have a friend or loved one who have served or is still serving in Iraq or Afghanistan? Please send us photos of them! At its upcoming Annual Convention AGC of Washington would like to honor the family members employees or friends of AGC members serving in these dangerous places. Ray Pie...
Posted on: 11/16/2010

Find Yourself…In AGC's New Online Directory!

By Stacy Mullane AGC Membership Services Coordinator. Our new AGC online directory gives you greater exposure to potential clients with improved search features allowing owners to find generals generals to find subs and everyone to find associate members easily – by geography specialty individu...
Posted on: 11/02/2010

Review AGC Legislative Priorities

Review the 2011 Legislative Priorities as approved by the AGC Government Affairs Council. Have comments/suggestions? Contact AGC Government Affairs Director Rick Slunaker. The full AGC Board will soon take action on these.
Posted on: 11/02/2010

\AGC\ Gets a Paint Job…And the Building Houses the Best Doughnut Makers!

About two decades ago the big AGC letters were prepped for placement at the top of the AGC Building by Foley Sign Co. The gold-leaf-covered letters looking weather- and moss-beaten (photo by Becky Siverson). Peter Meehan gives the letters a much-needed paint job ...
Posted on: 11/02/2010

Old Timers' and Past Presidents' Night

Every year the old timers and past presidents gather and spend an evening reconnecting. To see the photos from this great event please click Old Timers.
Posted on: 10/19/2010

Get to Know AGC Staff: Chuck Quick

As the Facilities Engineer for the AGC Building Chuck Quick maintains the property’s mechanics coordinates and oversees all contracting work troubleshoots building and property issues maintains suites’ interiors works with the electrical mechanical plumbing HVAC and structural details of the bu...
Posted on: 10/04/2010

Mike Schmidt, Berntson Porter & Co., Named to AGC Board

Mike Schmidt a Principal at Berntson Porter & Company PLLC and the Construction Niche Leader has been named to AGC of Washington’s Board of Trustees. Mike’s practice encompasses a broad range of business and individual tax planning tax and financial compliance and consulting for closely he...
Posted on: 09/21/2010

AGC Northern District Members Help Build Area's First Hospice House

Above: The new Whatcom County Hospice House (photo by Edye Colello-Morton).Below: Karen Ssebanakitta Director of Hospice Services; Mike Hammes President of Ram Construction; and Mike Kirkland Executive Director of Whatcom Hospice Foundation celebrate at the open house for Whatcom Coun...
Posted on: 09/21/2010

New AGC Bellingham Office Location

The AGC Northern District Office recently moved to 119 N. Commercial #110 Bellingham WA 98225. The office is within the Whatcom Chamber of Commerce suite on the ground floor of the Bellingham Towers Building – it’s a great high-profile office space where Northern District Manager Liz Evans can ...
Posted on: 09/08/2010

AGC Membership Directory Is Going Cyber! New Advertising Opportunities!

The AGC of WA directory is going online! The online version will be available this Fall and the printed version will be released in Spring 2011. Our publisher Performance Publishing will be contacting you about advertising opportunities with many packages to choose for online and print. Click ...
Posted on: 08/24/2010

AGC Recruiting New Staff

With the departure of Elizabeth McKay (Safety Department) and Jen Odland (Education Foundation) AGC and the AGC Education Foundation are recruiting! Share this info with those whom you believe would be interested. For more info on the Safety Specialist position click AGC’s Jobsite. Those inter...
Posted on: 08/24/2010

Stiffarm, Kime Featured in Hearing Conservation Article

Doug Stiffarm of AGC member Woodworth and Co. and AGC’s Safety Director Mandi Kime were featured in an article on hearing conservation regulations in Safety + Health magazine. Stiffarm notes that his firm offers employees hearing protection choices and arranges audiometric testing and cautions t...
Posted on: 07/27/2010

AGC Welcomes New Members!

The following firms have been approved for membership: S A R Construction Co. Inc. (Commercial industrial and residential); Selland Construction Inc. (Heavy highway and utilities); Basin Refrigeration & Heating Inc.
Posted on: 07/13/2010

AGC Members Talk Sustainability Issues with European Visitor

The similarities and differences with which European and American construction industries approach sustainability was the topic of conversation between AGC members and a representative of the European Construction Industry Federation (FIEC). While on a trip to the U.S. Frank Faraday Director of ...
Posted on: 06/29/2010

AGC Welcomes New Members!

The following firms have been approved for membership: Advanced Technology Construction Corp. (Building); Ball Janik LLP (Legal services); CEMEX (Heavy highway); Greenberry Industrial LLC (Industrial construction); Kevcon Inc. (Government contractor); Praxair (Industrial gas manufacturer and supp...
Posted on: 06/29/2010

Dick Farrow, Former Northwest Construction Council President, Passed Away

AGC mourns the passing of Richard “Dick” Merle Farrow who died unexpectedly on April 15 in Cathedral City Calif. Dick was President of the Northwest Construction Council in 1976. He was born Dec. 21 1925 in Olympia to Merle and Viola (Landon) Farrow. Shortly after Viola’s death 2-year-old Rich...
Posted on: 06/15/2010