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Prevent Complaints Against Your License Many of the contractor complaints received by CSLB are avoidable, according to CSLB’s Intake and Mediation Center (IMC) staff. One of the most common problems is contractors who fail to renew their license, yet still contract for work. If a complaint is lodged against you and your license is suspended, you run the risk of penalties or disciplinary action—just as you would be penalized for being caught driving without a valid driver license.

ers who claim they’ve not been paid for their part of a prime contractor’s project. Some of those conflicts can be avoided by subcontractors or material suppliers keeping current written records of their participation in a project. Always make sure that change orders or other arrangements are in writing. If you’re a subcontractor, be diligent about filing the Preliminary Notices to homeowners at the start of the 20-day period informing them that a lien may be filed if you’re not paid for your part of the improvement project.

home they purchased when it was in the hands of an earlier owner—sometimes two or three owners removed. This is a more recent occurrence, with the advent of fast-changing ownership because of investor flipping, short sales, or foreclosures. CSLB has limited power in these cases. Restitution is not available, and the four-year statute of limitations prevents CSLB from accepting some cases. Nevertheless, IMC makes every effort to identify and contact the original contractor to correct a deficiency.

Another trend IMC staff is seeing deals with home- Source: CSLB Spring 2013 Issue owners who are complaining about work done on a

Remember: You are working illegally if your license is suspended. CSLB mails renewal notices at least 60 days in advance of the license’s expiration month to provide adequate time to submit the necessary paperwork and fees. In addition to disciplinary action, you expose yourself to serious financial risk if working on a suspended license. A precedent-setting case a few years ago resulted in an appellate court ruling that a contractor whose license had lapsed had no right to collect money owed him for a project and, in fact, could be forced to repay all previous funds paid to him because of his unlicensed status, based on an interpretation of Business and Professions Code section 7031. IMC staff continue to see a steady stream of complaints from subcontractors and material suppli-

We protect the people who build California. Will my supplies be here on time? Am I going to get this bid? We understand those on the job in California have more on their mind than workers’ compensation insurance. So let us put your mind at ease: you can count on the strength and stability of State Fund. We’ve never pulled out of the market due to an economic downturn, and we never will. Visit statefundca.com today to learn about the 6% discount on premiums we offer eligible SBCA members. Your individual business may be eligible for even more discounts. Thanks for reading…we’ll let you get back to work.

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In This Issue

Prevent Complaints Against Your License Taco Party Building for the Future Q & A for Contractors 65TH Anniversary & Casino Night Santa Barbara Construction Expo Tailgate Safety Topic SBCA Online Planroom Report SB City Building Permits South County Building Permits North County Building Permits

Santa Barbara Contractors Association Celebrating 65 Years of Service to the Community

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Santa Barbara Contractors Association Calendar Highlights JUNE 2013

JULY 2013

OCTOBER 2013

SBCA Board of Directors Meeting June 4, 2013 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm Location: SBCA, 914 A Santa Barbara Street

SBCA Board of Directors Meeting July 2, 2013 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm Location: SBCA, 914 A Santa Barbara Street SBCA Online Planroom Demo & Training July 3, 2013 from 10:00am to 11:00am Location: SBCA, 914 A Santa Barbara Street

Save the date! This is an all day event!

SBCA Online Planroom Demo & Training June 5, 2013 from 10:00am to 11:00am Location: SBCA, 914 A Santa Barbara Street Built Green Orientation June 6, 2013 from 9:00am to 10:00am Location: Built Green Resource Center, 914 A Santa Barbara Street

Zehnder Training July 9, 2013 Location: SBCA, 914 A Santa Barbara Street Built Green Orientation July 11, 2013 from 9:00am to 10:00am Location: Built Green Resource Center, 914 A Santa Barbara Street

State State Payroll Tax Seminar Presented by EDD June 25, 2013 from 9:00am to 3:00pm Building for the Future Keynote Speaker Mark LaLiberte June 26, 2013 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm Location: Fess Parker Doubletree, 633 East Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA 93101 SBCA & Built Green Taco Party Special Guest Mark La Liberte June 26, 2013 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm Location: SBCA, 914 A Santa Barbara Street

CONSTRUCTION EXPO 2013 October 4, 2013 from 7:00am to 3:00pm Location: Fess Parker Doubletree Resort, 633 East Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA 93103 SBCA 65TH Anniversary Celebration October 4, 2013 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm Location: Fess Parker Doubletree Resort, 633 East Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA 93103

Federal/State Basic Payroll Tax Seminar July 16, 2013 from 9:00am to 3:00pm Location: 4820 McGrath Street, Suite 20 Ventura, CA 93003 BPI Training July 18-20, 2013 from 8:00am to 5:00pm Location: SBCA 914 A Santa Barbara Street

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Taco PARTY Join us for Taco Party and network with SBCA & Built Green Members

Meet special guest Mark LaLiberte National leader in building industry, Construction Instruction/ceo

Wednesday June 26, 2013 From 4:30pm to 6:30pm SBCA Office 914-A Santa Barbara St. $15 SBCA & Built Green Members $25 Nonmembers Please RSVP online by June 21st www.sbcontractors.org info@sbcontractors.org 805.884.1100 Come by, make a taco and say hi! Santa Barbara Contractors Association • 914 A Santa Barbara Street P.O. Box 23409 • Santa Barbara, CA 93121 • 805-884-1100

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Commitment to Local Construction

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Building a new home takes commitment, teamwork and dependability. At American Riviera Bank, our commitment to our customers and to providing construction financing has never stopped – not many banks can say that! Whether helping rebuild after the fires or helping you build your dream home, the community can depend on us to be with them through thick and thin. We want to be part of your team so call us today to learn more!

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FREE EVENT

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Keynote Speaker: MARK LALIBERTE ‡ Mark LaLiberte has been a national leader in the building industry for more than 25 years. ‡ A distinguished trainer, author and consultant, that has devoted over two decades to educating the homebuilding industry about the benefits of constructing durable, energy efficient, healthier, more environmentally sustainable homes. ‡ Mark has been featured at leading industry events such as the NAHB International Builders Show, PCBC, West Coast Green, Sunbelt Builders Show, Energy Star Summit, GreenBuild and JLCLive Conferences. ‡ His customers include architects, builders, product manufacturers, utility companies, government agencies, HBS’s and Trade Associations. www. constructioninstruction.com

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Thank You for Making Us Part of Your Team for Over a Century. This year, as The Blue Book Building and Construction Network celebrates its 100th Anniversary, we feel privileged to have played a part in the industry's growth over the last ten decades. We are indebted to the millions of industry professionals who put us to work and continue to rely on our products to help build the relationships needed for their projects...from design through post-construction. From our earliest print directory to the digital solutions found at thebluebook.com, the tools we have developed are designed to enhance your workflow – not change it. Our deployment of technology has remained careful and focused. Whether it's increasing productivity for our users or providing exposure and project opportunities for our customers, The Blue Book Network's mission has remained constant: Bring the construction industry together through information. Our sincere thanks for making The Blue Book Network part of your team. We look forward to providing you with the information solutions you need for the next 100 years!

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Capitol Connection Q & A for Contractors By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc. We give a ‘hand’ to a contractor interested in getting a license in another state where fingerprints aren’t first on the list for ‘background’ checks. However I must ‘point out’ that it involves a definite window of opportunity. Another inquiry helps put the ‘contract’ into contracting… Q: Your Company helped me obtain my General contractor’s license in CA and NV. I am now interested in obtaining an Arizona license. Will I qualify for reciprocity? Secondly, when I applied for my CA and NV licenses I was required to get fingerprinted. Does Arizona also require that I get fingerprinted? A: It’s nice to hear from you again. If your qualifying individual has been licensed for the previous five years in CA or NV and they took the equivalent trade exam in CA or NV then yes, that individual would qualify for reciprocity and be granted a waiver of the trade exam in Arizona. In most cases, you are not required to get fingerprinted for the State of Arizona however they just started a new program where they require individuals listed on the license application to complete a Background Check. The Background Check can be completed online, and a copy of the receipt you receive after completing the background check must be submitted along with your license application. The license application and its receipt will not be accepted until

four calendar days after the date of receipt and no more than 60 days thereafter. Please let us know if you’d like our assistance with the process of obtaining your Arizona Contractor’s license. Q: Can an individual have two sole owner licenses?

For Success, A Contractor’s Guide to Home Improvement Contracts”. This should give you all the information you may require. However, last July, the CSLB website also posted all the new Mechanic’s lien notices. These all took effect 7/1/ 2012 and I would suggest going to their website for a list of these forms.

A: Yes. There is nothing in the CA Contractor law that prevents an individual from holding two sole proprietor licenses.

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EXPO SANTA BARBARA CONSTRUCTION EXPO 2013

FRIDAY OCTOBER 4, 2013 GUEST SPEAKER, JUSTIN WILSON 7AM - 3PM SEMINARS • WORKSHOPS • EXHIBITS • DEMOS & SPECIAL “MEET THE GENERALS” BREAKFAST FESS PARKER DOUBLETREE RESORT 633 EAST CABRILLO BOULEVARD SANTA BARBARA, CA 93103

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Interested in a career in the building trades? There is a critical shortage of construction workers. Over 1 million new jobs will be created nationally in the next seven years, with 2,500 of them in Santa Barbara and Ventura in the next three years. California construction workers earn an average of $24 an hour and journey-level workers earn $70,000-plus a year!

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Online Plan Service is now available as a mobile application, compatible with all Mobile devices such as Android, iOS, blackberry, and tablet platforms. Quickly access the Online Planroom, review project information and documents ON THE GO! Access OPS Mobile on your mobile device by going to http://onlineplanservice.com/mobile/ OPS Mobile is an abridged version of the OPR. It includes: x My Desk x New Projects x Bidding Projects x Bid Results x All Project Documents; Plans, Specs, and Addenda Filters for project name and location are also available. All Project Documents, Addenda, Plans, Specs etc., can be viewed using QuickEye Mobile. As this is a web-based viewer, no installation is necessary! OPS Mobile loads to My Desk. Navigate to New Projects, Bidding Project, and Bid results using the bottom links. Project Details include basic project information; addenda, project contacts, and bidders.

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REDUCE YOUR WORKERS’ COMP INSURANCE COSTS The SBCA and 25 Builder’s Exchanges in California have joined to form the Golden State Builders Exchange (GSBE). Participation in this group insurance program may significantly reduce the cost of your workers’ compensation premiums over a State Compensation Insurance Fund individual policy. Qualifying SBCA members are eligible for a 6% discount. Ask to be placed into the SBCA Group 821. Please call the SBCA office for more information and conversion form. If you are already with State Fund, please call us or your broker to see if you qualify for this group program. www.statefundca.com

VISIT The Built Green Resource Center offers information, programs and classes on green building practices and materials. It showcases energy independence, water savings, and other sustainable building practices. The Resource Center is open to the public by appointment only. Please call 805-884-1100 to schedule your visit. www.builtgreensb.org 805.884.1100

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General Contractor CM-at-Risk Construction Management Frank Schipper Construction Co.

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Insulate 805.845.3999

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Santa Barbara’s premier insulation contractor with over 30 years of experience

Insulation Services: Icynene Spray Foam Cellulose, Blown-in Blanket Fiberglass Batts Rigid Board Removals Retail Sales

SERVING THE TRI-COUNTY AREA FOR 30 YEARS 610 E COTA STREET, SANTA BARBARA, CA 93103 T (805) 963-4359 • F (805) 963-1270 Lic# 436175 EMAIL: info@schipperconstruction.com www.schipperconstruction.com

We have moved! Please save our new shop address, mailing address and telephone numbers for your records: Delta Welding and Fabrication, Inc. Shop: 36 Aero Camino - Goleta, CA 93117 Mailing: PO Box 92025 - Santa Barbara, CA 93190 Phone: 805-685-8008 Fax: 805-685-3223 Website: www.delta-fabrication.com Emails: andrew@delta-fabrication.com kim@delta-fabrication.com We appreciate your business!

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130 N. Calle Cesar Chavez, Suite 40 www.InsulateSB.com info@insulatesb.com

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SANTA BARBARA CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION WEEKLY NEWSLETTER June 19, 2013

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SANTA BARBARA CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION WEEKLY NEWSLETTER June 19, 2013

If you are an employer who wishes to obtain assistance from Cal/OSHA Consultation, or want to learn more about what services are available, you can do so by calling the toll-free assistance number.

P.O. Box 517 Santa Barbara, CA 93102 Email tradart@cox.net www.tradartfoundation.org !

1(800) 963-9424 If you want to arrange an on-site visit or obtain technical information, you can contact the Cal/OSHA Consultation area office nearest your workplace or you can email us at InfoCons@dir. ca.gov.

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SANTA BARBARA CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION WEEKLY NEWSLETTER June 19, 2013 PHONE (805) 965-1926

FAX (805) 963-6071

OSWALD J. DA ROS, INC. • MASONRY CONTRACTORS • Lic# 216916 MARBLE • GRANITE • STONES

MEMBER BENEFITS • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Referrals Online Planroom Safety Program Networking Events Weekly Newsletter Government Affairs Get Industry Updates Educational Seminars Annual Golf Tournament Built Green Santa Barbara Online Membership Listing Annual Membership Directory Advertise Directly to Construction Industry in Weekly Newsletter • New Member Bio - Introduce Your Business in the Newsletter • Group Insurance Programs for Workers Comp, Auto, and Employee Benefits

805.884.1100 info@sbcontractors.org www.sbcontractors.org

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SANTA BARBARA CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION WEEKLY NEWSLETTER June 19, 2013

Serving Southern Santa Barbara County Appliances │ Doors │ Windows │ Lighting │ Tile │ Cabinets│ Hardware

Donate used build materials to the Habitat ReStore All proceeds go directly back to Habitat for Humanity Goleta ReStore 6725 Hollister Avenue, Goleta (between Los Carneros & Storke)

Tues. - Fri.: 12 pm - 5 pm Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm Phone: (805) 692-2226 www.sbhabitat.org

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EXPO SANTA BARBARA CONSTRUCTION EXPO 2013

Friday October 4, 2013 Fess Parker Doubletree Resort 633 East Cabrillo Boulevard Santa Barbara, CA 93103 www.sbcontractors.org

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SANTA BARBARA CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION WEEKLY NEWSLETTER June 19, 2013

About the

EXPO

Friday October 4, 2013

Contractors • Builders • Architects • Engineers Designers • Building Officials • Developers Real Estate • Construction Professionals innovation connections strategic solutions business opportunities peer-to-peer networking

This year we celebrate the 65 year anniversary of the Santa Barbara Contractors Association (SBCA). The SBCA strives to continually lead the way in innovation, strategic solutions, business opportunities and peer-to-peer networking, and this Fall we are excited to present the premier construction industry event in Santa Barbara. Daytime event 2013 Construction EXPO and evening event the SBCA 65 year anniversary celebration & casino night. The SBCA is pleased to offer a highly informative day at the Construction EXPO. Hear industry experts with high-powered seminars that address situations you face on the job daily. Choose from engaging and informational seminars. You will come away with knowledge to enhance your skills, and help you gain the tools you need to be a success. We are pleased to present the Construction EXPO open exclusively to Contractors, Builders, Architects, Engineers, Designers, Building Officials, Developers, Real Estate and Construction Industry Professionals. The Construction EXPO 2013 is presented by the Santa Barbara Contractors Association, a California Nonprofit Organization.

Santa Barbara Expo 2013 www.sbcontractors.org Santa Construction Barbara Construction Expo 2013 www.sbcontractors.org

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SANTA BARBARA CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION WEEKLY NEWSLETTER June 19, 2013

About the

EXPO

Friday October 4, 2013

Seminars, Workshops & Exhibits

education • Hear industry experts with high powered seminars that • •

address situations you face on the job Come away with knowledge to enhance your skills and help you gain the tools you need to be successful Educational sessions eligible for continuing education credits

speaker • Educational sessions, speaker and special seminars •

Choose from engaging and informational seminars with nationally acclaimed speaker Justin Wilson, Founder and President of Building Performance Solutions, and Construction Instruction.

workshops • • •

Hands on workshops taught by skilled and experienced practitioners Learn new strategies, techniques, and best practices Check out new developments in the industry

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demos • Try out new products and compare features • • •

Product demos from industry leaders Learn the latest innovations and cutting edge technology Meet face to face with company representatives

exhibits • 75 exhibit spaces • • •

Over 11,000 square feet of exhibit space Designated zones for products and services Live product demonstrations

educational sessions

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Green building and building science Moisture Management Marketing and selling high performance green homes

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SANTA BARBARA CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION WEEKLY NEWSLETTER June 19, 2013

About the

EXPO

Friday October 4, 2013

This is a must attend for Subcontractors & Specialty Contractors!

“Meet the Generals” Breakfast A Business Development Opportunity The “Meet the Generals” breakfast is a great business development opportunity designed exclusively for the Construction EXPO 2013 attendees. Representatives from industry leading agencies and contractor firms will be available to discuss upcoming projects, qualifications to bid, and their business philosophies and practices. Each agency/general contractor representative will be at a table, so bring plenty of business cards. This is a must attend for Subcontractors & Specialty Contractors! This event allows you to meet face-to-face with leading agencies and general contractors. Reserve your spot today for one of the best business development events of the year! Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis and attendance is limited to one representative from each company. HOW IT WORKS Representatives from each agency and general contractor are stationed at tables. Subcontractors move around the room from table to table to network with the agency and general contractors.

Santa Barbara Construction Expo 2013

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Board of Directors 2013 John Holehouse President Jack Martin 1st Vice President Paulo Sitolini 2nd Vice President Dan George Treasurer Peter Novak Parliamentarian Patrick Foster David James Jon Kenney Brian Larkowski William Mace Mark Magid Robert Mislang Rodney Utt

Executive Director Karin Perissinotto karin@sbcontractors.org Administrative Assistant April Ford april@sbcontractors.org

Santa Barbara Contractors Association 914 A Santa Barbara Street P. O. Box 23409 Santa Barbara, CA 93121 805.884.1100 Phone 805.884.1108 Fax info@sbcontractors.org www.sbcontractors.org www.builtgreensb.org

The Santa Barbara Contractors Association Newsletter is published weekly by the Santa Barbara Contractors Association, Inc. Editorial and advertising offices are located at 914 A Santa Barbara Street, P.O. Box 23409, Santa Barbara, CA 93121. Office 805-884-1100, Fax 805-884-1108, Email info@sbcontractors. org. A subscription is included in the annual membership dues. The newsletter is distributed to more than 600 local businesses and agencies. Articles appearing in this newsletter are presented as a public service and may not reflect the opinion of the publisher, its board of directors or its members. Please send comments regarding the newsletter to info@sbcontractors.org.

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