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September/October 2017

MAGAZINE

ADVOCACY Getting down and dirty. INSIDE THIS ISSUE: TOUR OF HOMES

LEVELS OF ADVOCACY

UNDERSTANDING HIRST


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Table of Contents Page 4 MESSAGE FROM THE 2017 OMB PRESIDENT

Page 5 AT-A-GLANCE OLYMPIA MASTER BUILDERS NEWS

Pages 8-9 ADVOCACY - GETTING DOWN & DIRTY

Page 6 2017 TOUR OF HOMES/CHEFS ON TOUR

Page 7 MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Page 10 GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS - THREE LEVELS OF ADVOCACY

Page 14 Pages 12-13

NEW AND RENEWING MEMBERS

EVERYTHING HIRST - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

LOOKING AHEAD - meetings & events SEPTEMBER 12th - 4:00/4:30pm Exec/Board Meeting OMB Office

SEPTEMBER 21st - 11:30am General Membership Meeting Ricardo's Kitchen & Bar

SEPTEMBER 14th - 6:00pm Chefs Kick-off Party Dillinger's Cocktails & Kitchen

SEPTEMBER 25th- 4:00pm Membership Committee Meeting Ricardo's Kitchen & Bar

VIP party for Chefs On Tour ticketholders

SEPTEMBER 15th - 4:00pm Chefs on Tour Scattered site event Tickets available at omb.org

SEPTEMBER 16th-17th - 10:00am Tour of Homes Scattered site event SEPTEMBER 19th - 4:00pm Associates Council OMB Office

SEPTEMBER 28th - 4:00pm Government Affairs Meeting OMB Office OCTOBER 10TH - 4:00/4:30PM Exec/Board Meeting OMB Office October 18th - 1:00-4:00pm Managing A Difficult Client OMB Office Register with BIAW.

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING Candidates Forum September 21st at 11:30am Ricardo’s Kitchen and Bar PRICING: Members: $25 ($30 at the door) Non-Members: $35 ($40 at the door)

Price includes lunch.

RSVP TO GUARANTEE YOUR MEAL. Meetings and Events are subject to change. For more details on these upcoming OMB events, go to www.omb.org.

Call OMB at (360) 754.0912 to register!

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PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

New Member Retention Plan

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ith these long, hot days of summer, it’s hard to imagine that Fall is just around the corner. Change is the theme of the upcoming season, and with that, the weather will start to cool and the leaves will begin to fall, so it is only fitting that OMB intends to make big changes when it comes to our Membership and Retention Plans.

Ron Deering PRESIDENT

“ I am excited to announce that our membership committee has been working diligently to create a new 'Solid Foundation Retention Program.'

October marks OMB’s Membership Month. This is the time of the year when we reach out to colleagues, business associates, friends and family to share the benefits of OMB and encourage them to join. It’s a fun month stuffed full of events and activities as well as prizes and incentives, but ultimately, this is our chance to share why we support and believe in OMB. There are so many great reasons why members join OMB, and the amazing benefits they receive with membership that keeps them rejoining year after year. Whether it is the full calendar of educational classes available, exciting events and meetings, business marketing and promotion, medical insurance options, the R.O.I.I.® Select program, governmental advocacy, or just good old fashion networking, the

benefits of membership get better with each year. I am excited to announce that our membership committee has been working diligently to create a new “Solid Foundation Retention Program.” That plan includes a Quarterly New Member Luncheon that will outline the benefits of membership along with guest testimonial speakers. We also have a new commitment in place for Spikes and staff to regularly contact our new members, check in, and offer help getting involved. This is where we ask for your support. As dedicated members of OMB, we look to you to act as mentors to new OMB members. Introduce yourself and commit to sitting next to a new member at your next meeting. Talk to them about WHY you are a member and the benefits that bring you back year after year. Encourage them to attend events or to join a Council. Help them see the perks behind involvement. I see a very big and bright future for OMB, but, getting there takes a village. Together, with the support of our staff, the membership committee and YOU, OMB will benefit from a thriving membership.


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Official Publication of the Olympia Master Builders 1211 State Avenue NE, Olympia WA 98506 Phone: (360) 754-0912 www.omb.org The Olympia Master Builders is a professional trade association representing 450 member companies located in Thurston, Lewis, Grays Harbor, Mason and Pacific Counties. Our members come from all sectors of the building trades and are committed to “building strong communities, one home at a time.”

Executive Committee

President Ron Deering, Northwest Family Homes First Vice President Karen McClennen Treasurer Erik Jensen Associate Vice President Debbi Boyd, Naberly, Inc. Second Assoc. Vice President Becky Rieger, Environmental Design, LLC Secretary Jon Jones, Washington Business Bank Immediate Past President Mike Auderer, Olympia Construction, Inc. Builder at Large John McKinlay, Olympia Overhead Doors

OMB At A Glance TOUR OF HOMES AWARDS NIGHT

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Builder Directors

Scott Bergford, Scott Homes, Inc., John Erwin, John Erwin Remodeling, Inc., Janine Ezzell, Chicago Title Insurance Co., Andy Gruhn, Gruhn Homes, Inc., John Johnson, Johnson Custom Homes, LLC, Jennifer McDonald, Lifespan Construction

Associate Directors

Holly Constantine, Puget Sound Window & Door, Becky Rieger, Environmental Design, LLC, Rusty Ruiz, Hung Right Doors

Not a photographer? No worries! If you need on-site photographic support, just shoot a quick email to jill@omb.org.

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Jay Goldstein, Goldstein Law Offices, PLLC

National Directors

Ron Deering, Northwest Family Homes, Inc., Karen McClennen, Bob Kagy, Print NW

State Directors

Tina Allen, Great Floors, Kim Asay, Umpqua Bank, Debbi Boyd, Naberly, Inc., Ron Deering, Northwest Family Homes, Inc., Stuart Drebick, Adroit Contractors, Inc., Janine Ezzell, Chicago Title Insurance Co., Karen McClennen, John McKinlay, Olympia Overhead Doors, Inc., Bob Kagy, Print NW, Michael Geisen, Gary's Vacuflo

Grays Harbor Chapter

President Harv Lillegard, Lillegard Construction Associate Vice President Bob Smith, Chimney Techniques, Inc. Secretary Rusty Ruiz, Hung Right Doors

Lewis County Chapter

President John Johnson, Johnson Custom Homes Vice President Becky Rieger, Environmental Design Associate Vice President Rick Borovec, TwinStar Credit Union Secretary Patrick Toby, Toby’s Electric Builder Director Toby Krause, Double Duty Land Management

Mason County Chapter

President Andrew Spear, Andrew Spear Construction, LLC Associate Vice President Julie Nichols, Whitehouse & Nichols Attorneys at Law Treasurer Patty Tupper, Tupper’s Floor Covering & Interiors, Inc.

South Pacific County Chapter

President Steve Waltemate, SAW Construction Co., Inc.

Association Staff

Executive Officer Angela White Communications Specialist Jill Williams Member Services Coordinator Jenni Hatfield Events Director Brianna Bedell Government Affairs Director Joel Baxter

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EXECUTIVE OFFICER’S MESSAGE

Summer Wrap-up:

Issues, Advocacy, Events and Engagement.

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ven though summer is prime time for the building industry, I hope you’re taking some time to enjoy the hot weather we’re having.

Angela White EXECUTIVE OFFICER

“ Each year when you pay your OMB dues, sponsor and or attend events or give your time to OMB (or your employee’s time), you are helping make it possible for OMB to advocate on behalf of the home building industry.

Because of your busy summer schedules, OMB’s event schedule has slow ed down just a little but many members have still been hard at work on behalf of OMB. I would like to specifically mention the Affordable Housing Council (TAHC) and the work they have done on behalf of the membership. TAHC Trustees have been reviewing questionnaires from candidates running in local races in our five-county area, interviewing candidates, engaging them on issues that affect the building industry, and making endorsements and monetary donations to campaigns. Come out to the General Membership Luncheon on Thursday, September 21st to meet the TAHC endorsed candidates and learn more about their views on the home building industry, and their plans to make the local economy thrive. Not only will you learn more about local candidates, but you will have a chance to catch up with other OMB members after the summer meeting break. During OMB’s “slow” summer we also held a fantastic Golf Classic and Member Appreciation Night. Both events were well attended, and a whole lot of

fun! I would like to personally thank all the sponsors and participants of these events. OMB is also gearing up for another fantastic Tour of Homes on September 16th and 17th, and for the second year in the row there will be a Chefs of Tour event on Friday, September 15th. If you didn’t attend the Chefs on Tour last year, make sure you get your tickets for this year’s event! There’s nothing better than checking out a few of the Tour projects while tasting great local cuisine! As you read through this issue of Chalk Line magazine, you’ll notice the advocacy theme. I wanted to point out, members are making this happen. Each year when you pay your OMB dues, sponsor and/or attend events or give your time to OMB (or your employee’s time), you are helping make it possible for OMB to advocate on behalf of the home building industry. So, not only are events like the Tour of Homes, Chefs on Tour, and Home Show outlets for members to showcase their companies, they help support OMB’s advocacy work. With summer winding down and Fall on the way, I would like to encourage you all to get more engaged at OMB so we can continue to build our influence, advocate for the industry and have fun along the way!

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Joel Baxter GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS DIRECTOR

GOVERNMENT ADVOCACY:

GETTING DOWN AND DIRTY.

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hile the housing market might be booming throughout OMB’s territory, it’s not hard to find jurisdictions which, from time to time, make things very difficult for home builders to create affordable housing for residents and even harder to run a profitable business. Unfortunately, many members like yourself are too busy to personally keep up with the decisions being made by jurisdictions that will affect the bottom line of your business and the affordable housing effort. That is why the OMB Government Affairs Program (OMBGA) is such a crucial benefit of being a member. OMB’s Government Affairs Program is actively working to stay on top of current issues and proposed regulations that

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affect the building industry in Thurston, Lewis, Mason, Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties. The purpose of the program is to research development codes, ordinances and proposed regulations. OMB works with local city and county jurisdictions by developing closer relationships in order to effectively represent the industry and find solutions to your concerns. In order to preserve private property rights and promote the protection of business interests vital to OMB members, OMB’s Government Affairs program engages in the local legislative process in many ways. Government Affairs staff engage local officials to advocate on behalf of OMB members to ensure your collective voice is heard on issues. We track, research and analyze issues

and regulations affecting the building industry, and based on guidance from our Government Affairs Committee, attend planning commission, city and county council meetings to be able to keep OMB members updated on the status of these issues. We also testify at these meetings, and help brief OMB members if they wish to speak at one of these meetings, or wish to meet individually with an elected official. Cultivating relationships with building officials, politicians, and business and community leaders, can take a lot of time and effort, but OMBGA helps to build those meaningful relationships for you.

Recent Successes:

Examples of recent advocacy success included a series of government affairs meetings where OMB members and


HOT TOPIC: Impervious Surface Definition and Application On August 23rd the Thurston County Commission held a work session to discuss new impervious surface standards which were adopted in late 2016.

staff sat down with Lacey city staff and elected officials to discuss their first comprehensive fee adjustment in 25 years for their building and planning departments. Members provided feedback and concerns to city staff, and over multiple revisions, Lacey staff accepted all of revisions requested by members and provided explanations for all of their adjustments. A thoughtful, comprehensive discussion like this between builders and the city would not have been possible without the assistance of the Government Affairs Committee’s input and relationships OMBGA has built with the City of Lacey. Another example of our Government Affairs team’s effectiveness would be progress on the Mazama Pocket Gopher. OMBGA has been monitoring the development of the Interim Permitting Process since its inception. Before the beginning of Gopher season, OMB scored a major victory when the Thurston County Commission voted to reduce the number of “Gopher Walk”

site visits from 3 to 2, a policy OMB has advocated for repeatedly, and dramatically increased the number of gopher review applications which can be processed by the county within a season. OMBGA is now pushing for the county to allow a private biologist to be hired by customers to conduct gopher reviews. This would also make a dramatic improvement to the county processing time, getting shovels in the ground weeks faster than they would have last year. Most importantly of all, The OMB Government Affairs program creates a single, united voice for the home building industry in this region. As an advocate for an entire industry, our government affairs team has the ability to deliver a message backed by a knowledge base and a credibility on building issues, that rightfully carries a greater weight than the opinions of any one individual. If you have interest in making your voice heard, please consider attending one our next Government Affairs meeting.

The new standards have greatly decreased the amount of impervious surface coverage on a site. Since adoption, a number of citizens, including OMB members, have come to the Commission because the new limits have prevented them building. The Thurston County Commission is asking anyone encountering issues with the new impervious surface standards to come forward with examples of the problems they are having. If you have any examples of issues caused by the new impervious surface limits, please email them to Joel Baxter at joel@omb.org, so he can pass them on to the county as OMB continues to work with the Commission to alleviate these issues.


At OMB, advocacy runs deep.

Three levels deep.

Your membership supports, not only action at the local level, but at the state and nation levels as well. Here is a quick glimpse at ADVOCACY IN ACTION at all three levels of government!

LOCAL LEVEL

Whether an issue is about zoning, building codes or running a small business, the Olympia Master Builders works to protect the interests of our industry and our members. The objectives of the Olympia Master Builders is to be proactive in the legislative and regulatory process, make sure lines of communication are open between the industry and government, fight unfair and costly regulation, and help maintain a level playing field so our members can operate their businesses as effectively as possible. A couple of this year's issues: • Mazama Pocket Gopher Interim Permitting Process and Habitat Conservation Plan • City of Lacey Comprehensive Fee Adjustment • City of Shelton Building and Permitting Fee Adjustment

STATE LEVEL

BIAW's Government Affairs Program exists to defend affordable housing for the citizens of Washington state. BIAW's team of lobbyists work on members' behalf to pass pro-housing legislation and defeat bills harmful to the housing industry. BIAW and BIAW's political action committee, the Washington Affordable Housing Council, play an active role in Washington state elections, pouring a significant amount of time, energy and resources into ensuring the election of pro-small business and pro-housing candidates that support the building industry and the continued economic growth of the state. Select critical issues at the state level inlucde: • Hirst decision on exempt wells.

NATIONAL LEVEL

NAHB has the grassroots strength of over 235,000 members to defeat excessive regulations and defend affordable housing initiatives on Capitol Hill. During the 115th Congress, we are asking federal policymakers to move forward on a number of important issues. These are select issues that we are asking federal legislators to take on: • • • •

National Flood Insurance Program Workforce and Labor Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Building Energy Codes


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EVERYTHING HIRST GRASSROOTS ADVOCACY

Government affairs specialists from the local and state level are working hard to lobby elected officials to FIX the HIRST decision. Grassroots advocacy can only support, and strengthen their case. As members of the Olympia Master Builders, or just concerned citizens that support economic growth, your voice matters! Grassroots advocacy starts with knowing the issue, informing your colleagues, clients and peers, and voicing your opinion to elected officials! Here is what YOU can do to help FIX HIRST!

1. KNOW THE ISSUE • Land will be de-valued because water availability is uncertain. Property taxes shift from rural properties to suburban and urban properties. This impact is not only to rural property owners but also rural economic development. • Thousands of jobs to be lost in rural areas due to no building or economic development: economic studies show that 2.97 full time jobs are created per new home built in the year of construction and 1.5 ongoing full time jobs in every year after the year of construction. • The water use in urban areas for annual growth in the Puget Sound region equals decades of new household wells. • Household (or exempt wells) account for less than 1% of the total water used in Washington.

• Lenders will not lend on an uncertain temporary basis – land use is far more than just a building permit – and a well has to be drilled before a building permit can be obtained, what reasonable bank would take that risk? • To the extent building can’t occur in rural areas will mean that more high density is required in suburban and urban areas • Department of Ecology, by design, sets instream flows higher than what has historically and naturally occurred. Mother Nature can’t even meet instream flow levels – even when snowpack is at record levels and the flows are at record levels. • Property owners throughout Washington who aren’t directly impacted by Hirst soon will be – property taxes will need to be redistributed to properties worth more due to plummeting rural land values resulting from Hirst.


WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW! FICTION:

FACT:

FICTION:

FACT:

FICTION:

FACT:

Household wells will impact senior water rights (a specific amount of water for a certain place and time-seniority is based on the time right was declared-first in time, first in right).

Household wells will lower instream flows (a rule adopted by Ecology setting the optimal amount of water in a stream to support fish) and harm fish.

There must be "water for water" mitigation on household wells (domestic wells, limited to 5,000 gallons a day, but typically have a consumptive use of 10-50 gallons a day) for fish protection.

The vast majority of small household wells won't impact senior water users. Small household wells typically have a consumptive use of 10 to 50 gallons a day-far less than the amount used by senior water users. PLUS! Senior water users have remedies of other uses, including small household wells, diminish their water rights: • Senior water users can and do take legal action to curtail other uses • Ecology can and does close areas of the state when there are impacts; counties can and do impose restrictions on household wells

In stream flows, while an important tool in protecting fish, are set higher than what Mother Nature delivers in most years. • It is impossible to measure the small amount of water used by a household well and therefore impossible to prove the well does not lower the flow. • By design the flows levels are established not to be met most of the time

The actual use of a household well is so small that it is impossible to measure the impact and replacing the water becomes a token gesture. • Micromanaging replacement of small amounts of water to offset household uses will provide no meaningful improvements to instream resource. • The focus should be on actions that actually improve instream resources.

2. INFORM OTHERS

Talk about the issue and inform others. On the work site, at networking events, and when out with friends...talk about the issue. Inform those around you and in your community that may not understand how this issue effects them directly.

3. CALL TO ACTION

Make phone calls and send letters to elected officials! Send emails, sign standardized form letters, submit Op-ed letters to your local newspapers, and post your opinion on Social Media. Make your voice be heard!

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Welcome to Our New Members! Joined in June and July 2017

Aaron Carter Construction, LLC Aaron Carter Olympia, WA 98506 • (360) 556-4580 acartera@comcast.net Sponsor: Karen McClennen Advance Glass, Inc. - Dena Orndorff Shelton, WA 98584 • (360) 426-0985 kurt@advanceglass.org Sponsor: John McKinlay Aro Glass - Gary Van Valkenburg Aberdeen, WA 98520 • (360) 533-4151 aroglass@comcast.net Sponsor: Harv Lillegard Ascend Roofing Company, LLC Vern Gonzales Shelton, WA 98584 • (360) 868-2730 ascendroofing@comcast.net Sponsor: Merrilee DeForest, CIC Bayshore Construction Brandon Thompson Olympia, WA 98502 • (360) 866-9200 brandon@bayshoreconstructionoly.com Sponsor: Merrilee DeForest, CIC BMC Building Materials - Mac Davis Lakewood, WA 98499 • (253) 582-1444 mac.davis@buildwithbmc.com Sponsor: Mike Auderer Boyd's Plumbing - Dede Jasperson Olympia, WA 98501 • (360) 456-6081 dede@boydsplumbing.com Sponsor: Karen McClennen DJ's Plumbing, LLC - Kelly Jensen Centralia, WA 98531 • (360) 736-6444 office@DJSplumbingllc.com Sponsor: Rob Rice DPR Builders & Developers Debra Richmond Ocean Park, WA 98640 • (360) 665-4225 dprbuilders@centurytel.net Sponsor: Bob Kagy

Hoeks Painting, LLC - Tim Hoeks Olympia, WA 98512 • (360) 352-6232 timhpllc@aol.com Sponsor: Ron Deering KC Maintenance Services - Kelly Crandall Olympia, WA 98502 • (360) 701-1310 kcrandall5@comcast.net Sponsor: John McKinlay Michael's Roof Service - Michael Johnston East Olympia, WA 98540 • (360) 239-1936 michaelsroofservice@gmail.com Sponsor: Debbi Boyd Poseidon Plumbing Inc; Dba HOT Water Heater Company James Head Olympia, WA 98501 • (844) 277-8125 Info@hot-wh.com Sponsor: Karen McClennen Remax Professionals - Jason Munoz Olympia, WA 98501 • (253) 495-7443 munozhomesnw@gmail.com Sponsor: Debbi Boyd Sound Native Plants, Inc. - Ben Alexander Olympia, WA 98507 • (360) 352-4122 ben@soundnativeplants.com Sponsor: John McKinlay South Bay Excavating - Jim Clements 2540 Black Lake Blvd SW Olympia, WA 98512 • (360) 866-4454 jim@southbayinc.net Sponsor: Debbi Boyd South Sound Home Loans, LLC Randy Luke Olympia, WA 98513 • (360) 918-8473 rkgl55a@gmail.com Sponsor: Bob Kagy Steadman Properties - Michael Steadman Lacey, WA 98516 • (360) 493-1484 steadmanforlacey@gmail.com Sponsor: Bob Kagy

Deschutes Law Group, PLLC Deborah Cushman Seattle, WA 98115 • (360) 768-3234 deborah@deschuteslawgroup.com Sponsor: Debbi Boyd

The Rants Group - Evergreen Olympic Properties Victoria Leever Olympia, WA 98501 • (360) 943-8060 vicky@rants-group.com Sponsor: Mervet Sanchez (Mitchell)

Franciscovich, Inc. - Cathleen Tanselli Aberdeen, WA 98520 • (360) 532-5151 ktansello.fgm@gmail.com Sponsor: Harv Lillegard

Tradesmen International - Jeff Haugland Tacoma, WA 98424 • (253) 922-5585 Jeffrey.Haugland@ tradesmeninternational.com Sponsor: Becky Rieger

Goldwater Bank, N.A. - Mortgage Division Jake O'Leary Tumwater, WA 98512 • (360) 915-9609 slacombe@goldwaterbank.com Sponsor: Debbi Boyd Hamilton Construction Co. - Ken Maddox Springfield, OR 97477 • (541) 746-2426 kmaddox@hotmail.com Sponsor: Karen McClennen

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Union City Plumbing, Inc. - Dave Mabey Shelton, WA 98584 • (360) 426-0061 info@unioncityplumbinginc.com Sponsor: Merrilee DeForest, CIC Veterans Lending Group - Tina Torfin Puyallup, WA 98375 • (253) 268-0371 ttorfin@vnlending.com Sponsor: Karen McClennen

Thank You Renewing Members! Renewed in June and July 2017

One Year Pacific Stone & Floors Puget Sound Window & Door Kifer Construction

2 – 4 Years

ICM, Inc. Randle Woods NR Smith and Associates, PS Scherer Trucking & Excavation Christopherson Wood Floors MB Electric, LLC Goldstein Law Office, PLLC Artistry Stone Works Toby's Electric, LLC Larson & Associates, Inc. Century Communities J. Kerzie Homes, LLC CRMA Sterling Breen Crushing Gary's VACUFLO, Inc. Johnston Construction RW, LLC E N B Logging & Construction, Inc.

5 – 9 Years Action Pest Control, Inc. Albert Lee Appliance United Roofing Solutions, Inc. Chris Winters Construction John Easter Roofing, Inc.

10 – 14 Years Brooks Plumbing Co. C A & G General Construction, LLC Zeigler's Welding, Inc. Taurus Industries, Inc./ BET Electronics Adam Laneer Construction, Inc. Northwest Family Homes, Inc.

15 – 19 Years Huttmann Electric, Inc. Gerald Bailey Construction, Inc. 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty John J. Karnas Co. Levee Lumber, Inc. Alderbrook Quarry, Inc. J & S Holding Company Lane French Construction MDK Construction, Inc.

20 - 25 Years Andy Johnson & Company, Inc. Lew Rents West, Inc. Truss Components W.E. Davis Company, Inc. Buehler Homes, LLC Olympia Overhead Doors CH2O, Inc. Northwest Design & Development Preszler, Larner, Mertz & Co. McKinney's Appliance Brad Davis Construction, Inc. Chehalis Sheet Metal Heating Cooling & Roofing, Inc. Chicago Title Insurance Co. D.J. Hartman Homes, LLC Wirkkala Construction

25+ Years Heritage Bank Sandrini Const. & Remodeling, Inc. Lew Rents Company Andy Johnson & Company, Inc. Lew Rents West, Inc. Truss Components W.E. Davis Company, Inc.

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