Save The Date: November 17, 2020 Aspire Insitue offering a new class for GCBA Members

“Working Exceptionally Hard But Not Taking Home Exceptional MONEY?
This One-day workshop will change that! This workshop will bring clarity and implementable tools that will help differentiaten your company from the competition, generate qualified leads and retune your sales process with virtual tools. There will be plenty of work for those willing to learn some new skills and adapt.

For more information and to register, please call 888-252-8998 or visit AspireWorkshop.com

Wednesday, November 17th
WESTMINSTER, CO
9:00am – 4:15pm
DoubleTree by Hilton Denver-Westminster
8773 Yates Dr., Westminster, Colorado, 80031

Thank you to our 2020 Golf Tourament Event Sponsors:

Gold SponsorBishop Built Construction

Silver Sponsor: Alpine Lumber of Granby, CO

Bronze Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser

Bronze Sponsor: Grand Lake Plumbing & Heating

Bronze Sponsor: Captial Lumber

Food Sponsor: Lindsey Morrow, Keller Williams Top of the Rockies

Beverage Sponsor: Allweather Wood

Beverage Sponsor: RW Specialties

Thank you to our 2020 Hole Sponsors:

Boise Cascade
Forest Product Sales / ABS of Denver
Legacy Building Specialties
Marvin Windows
The Roofing Company
Keller Williams Advantage Realty
Keller Williams Advantage Realty
Northwestern Supplies, Inc
Cunning Custom Builders, Inc
Jeld Wen Windows
Front Range Stone
Big Valley Construction
ReMax Peak to Peak

 

GCBA 2020Scholarship Fund:

Goal: $5000

Click Here To Donate Today

It is the privilege of the GCBA to offer scholarship assistance to the 2020 graduates of Middle Park & West Grand High Schools. These funds will be divide between 2 to 4 qualified applicants. The scholarship will be awarded to students from either of the two Grand County High Schools.

The scholarships are for any student pursuing education in the following fields, (but not limited to) construction management, architectural degrees, interior design, vocational and technical trade schools (in the construction field). In addition, to any student who is looking to jump start their career, we are offering this scholarship to go towards a local trades apprenticeship and or tools.

We are seeking matching funds for this scholarship to be successful. If you would like to donate please call us at (970)726-8657. Thank you for your support!

Grand County Builders Association: Top Reasons to Join

GCBA is a nonprofit organization consisting of Builders & Associate Members who do business in Grand & Routt County. We are an advocate for the building industry. Benefits of our association:

  • Education & professional development
  • Community engagement
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Building department & government relations
  • Build valuable relationships
  • Cash in on discount programs through CAHB & NAHB
  • Give Bank – and feel good about doing it
  • Become an industry leader


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GCBA PRESS RELEASE Wednesday, March 18, 2020 10:00 pm

I first want to say I hope you are all well during these unknown days. We have entered uncharted waters in the wake of the COVID-19. First and foremost I know that this impacting all of us and want you to know we are here to try to support you in any way we can.

Grand County Builders Association understands that homebuilding is a cornerstone of our economy and your clients, suppliers, vendors and contractors count on us to keep moving forward in these times.

Your health, protection and overall success are of the most importance. I am working with the Emergency Response Team within Grand County and will provide any information that is relevant to our industry.

I am continuing to work with the building departments and below is a current update from the Winter Park Building Department and the Grand County Building Departments.

Winter Park Building Department Current Status:

The Town of Winter Park is following the County directives and have secured Town Hall. Having said that, most of the building division business is conducted electronically for the past few years. With changes the Town(s) of Winter Park, Fraser and Granby made January 2017 by discontinuing paper submittals (occasional one offs) Town of Winter Park has increased efficiency and capacity, all without having to increase staffing level and it turns out avoided any disruption to our permitting and inspection processes during current conditions.

Once the plans have been received, accepted, reviewed and issued electronically, the applicant is simply notified by office staff to bring in a complete set of construction documents (paper) to be prepared by the building division for the field. Simply dropping them off in a secured area, and once prepared for the field, notified to pick them up an pay fees (which can be done by credit card also).

As for field operations, business as usual. Inspections are called in, loaded electronically, performed and resulted electronically precautions have been implemented by field staff to secure and completely clean the vehicles and equipment. Larger builders and larger job sites have established protocols and posting of job site(s) with the procedures to be followed. We avoid handshakes (nobody has taken this personal), ask questions of the jobsite(s) and if need be, re-schedule inspections to avoid situations that maybe questionable (the development and construction community are very conscience of the situation, a big thank you to the industries and trades).

Grand County Building Department Current Status:

Building Permit Application:   Building Permit Application  & Checklist

  • Submit via email if possible to building@co.grand.co.us
  • Planning and Zoning pre-check typically completed at the window, will be completed upon submittal and will not move forward until ALL information is received.
  • Submitting in person will be limited to dropping off at the exterior door.  Please call 970-725-3078 or 970-725-3075 upon arrival.

Issuing a Building Permit:

  • For payments: mail a check to PO Box 238 Hot Sulphur Springs, CO 80451 or call with a credit card ($.75+ 2.25% transaction fee applies). An electronic check options is also available with $1.00 fee.
  • Plan notes will be emailed to you to read, sign and return.
  • Permit will be issued upon receipt of the signed plan notes.   A copy of the permit card will be emailed to you.   The permit packet will be brought to the jobsite at the time of the first inspection.

Inspections will be conducted on a discretionary basis
Emergency Procedure:  Planning Applications

All applications can be submitted electronically. Hard copies of the application material will need to be dropped off at our exterior door or mailed to our office at PO Box 238 Hot Sulphur Springs, CO 80451

Links:  Application or Regulations

Please contact us for more information: Call: 970-725-3077 Email: planning@co.grand.co.us

March Code Class Canceled:

At this time, our March Code Class that was scheduled on March 26 has been canceled as well as our April membership meeting. Our board will continue to stay in communications and will provide updates via email and our website.

In addition, I am working closely with the Grand County Economic Development department and working on getting details on how small business will be able to apply for the Small Business Administration and Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program.

Community Business Operations:

If your company does have reduced work hours or is temporarily closed, please let me know and I will update the countywide directory that I have been tasked with at the county level. This live document will be on the Grand County government page within 24  hours.

This information is subject to change at a moment’s notice. Please note all community businesses take the health and well-being of our community seriously. Extra precautions are being taken by all.

Please take time for yourself, your family and your team. During these hard days show kindness and patience. I believe we will get through this soon and am confident we will emerge stronger than ever. Please let me know if you have any questions.

Sincerely,
Lindsey Morrow
Director of GCBA
(970) 364.0177
grandcountybuildersassoc@gmail.com

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