North Coast Journal CALIFORNIA LANDSCAPE CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION
Casino Night Saturday 24th
At Jim Dibble’s Barn 425 Rainsville Road Petaluma
You can’t afford not to come!!!!
At the end of the evening you will exchange your winnings for raffle tickets!
Great Food Great Raffle Prizes Great Fun
$35 per person Includes: Dinner One Free Drink AND $35 in Gambling Chips Proceeds to benefit LEAF scholarship fund!!!
North Coast Chapter Events September 24th – Casino Night and LEAF Fundraiser – Jim Dibble’s Barn in Petaluma October 18th - Dinner Meeting - TBA
CLCA North Coast Chapter
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CLCA North Coast Chapter P.O. Box 1621 Sebastopol, CA 95473
RESPECT THE EARTH…
SEPTEMBER 2011 In this Issue Page 2.………….Thanks to Golf Tournament Sponsors and Coordinators Page 4…………..HR Alert – Immigration 101 – The Basics Page 9…………..Cool Trees are the Answer by Tobias Kane Page 11………….Landscape Industry Show Page 12…………Greywater Part II – Single Fixture Systems Page 16…………The Children’s Garden Page 19…………Construction Begins on Recycled Water Reservoir “This Publication is Printed on Recycled Paper” North Coast Chapter of the California Landscape Contractors Association
Page 3 North Coast Chapter Board Members
Immediate – Past President Charlie Thompson Cagwin & Dorward (415) 892-7710 Charlie.Thompson@cagwin.com President Charlie Thompson Cagwin & Dorward (415) 892-7710 Charlie.Thompson@cagwin.com Secretary Lyndsey Kornmaier Coast Landscape Mgmt. (707) 332-8999 email@example.com Treasurer Lisa Stratton Cagwin & Dorward (415) 798-1753 firstname.lastname@example.org Web Guru & Golf Guy Michael O’Connell O’Connell Landscape (707) 462-9729 email@example.com
Associate Member Chair Kevin Kohl Ewing Irrigation (415) 457-9530 firstname.lastname@example.org Membership Co-Chairs Jeff Hausman Gardenworks, Inc. (707) 974-5799 email@example.com CLT State Committee Liaison Dave Iribarne City of Petaluma (707) 778-4591 firstname.lastname@example.org Programs Chair Ben Kopshever Sonoma Mountain Landscape (707) 695-2429 email@example.com Legislative Chair Kjell Kallman Grab n’ Grow (707) 333-7694 firstname.lastname@example.org
Education Chair Salvador Ledezma Jr. Gardenworks, Inc (707) 974-5800 email@example.com Chapter General Board Members Jeff Jones John Deere Landscapes (925) 595-6115 firstname.lastname@example.org Luis Lua Cagwin & Dorward (415) 720-6624 email@example.com Will Jenkel Lampson Tractor (707) 206-2294 firstname.lastname@example.org Owen Mitchell Mitchell Landscapes (415) 717-6214 email@example.com Tyler Doherty Cal West Rentals (707) 694-9108 firstname.lastname@example.org
Awards Chair Brigid Flagerman Bertotti Landscaping (415) 720-0065 email@example.com
North Coast CLCA Executive Director & Journal Editor
Connie Salinas P.O. Box 1621 Sebastopol, CA 95473 Phone 707-829-5487 Fax 707-829-5487 firstname.lastname@example.org
CLCA 2010 State Officers PRESIDENT Robert Wade, CLP,CLIA Wade Landscape Phone: (949) 494-2130 WLI2006@gmail.com PRESIDENT-ELECT Eric Watanabe Majestic Pools & Landscape (818) 831-1390 EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Sharon McGuire Phone: (800) 448-2522, ext. 13 FAX: (916) 446-7692 email@example.com
The North Coast Chapter’s 2011 partners We would like to thank and acknowledge the following for signing on with our new Sponsorship Program thus far!!! DIAMOND PARTNERS Hunter/FX Luminaire Wyatt Irrigation Horizon PLATINUM PARTNERS John Deere Landscapes Ewing Irrigation GOLD PARTNERS LCIS CONTRACTOR PARTNERS Cagwin & Dorward (2) Gardenworks Inc.
The North Coast Chapter would like to thank all the above companies who have become “Sponsor Partners” in this, our first year offering the program.
I would like to introduce you to Greg Van Trump. He will be reviewing landscape plans from this point forward. He can be reached by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by calling the plan review phone number at 415-945-1497. I have accepted a position with the City of Tacoma in Washington State. Best Regards, Mark Guthrie - Water Conservation Specialist III - Marin Municipal Water District - (415) 945-1498
“A child can ask questions that a wise man cannot answer” ~Author Unknown
HAVE A GREAT 4TH OF JULY
Russ Clarke Sales Representative
Enjoy the Rest of Your Summer!!!
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