The Birmingham Section started 2015 with a political reception at the Murray Building Co. jobsite at the old Merita Bread Bakery. More than 150 members were in attendance with city and state officials. Everyone enjoyed a tour of the site as well as barbecue from Joe McNabb and Hendrix Chevrolet.

Marshall J. Walton Honored Through Scholarship

The Marshall J. Walton Memorial Scholarship Endowment will support generations of students who came to the University of South Alabama as graduates of St. Paul’s Episcopal School.  The scholarship honors Marshall J. Walton, a St. Paul’s graduate who was recently killed in a tragic accident at the age of 25.  Members of the Alabama Associated General Contractors joined together with Marshall’s parents, Johnny and Kathy Walton, to make this fund possible.

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It Doesn't Get Any Better

Alabama AGC has a long and productive history.

We wrote and passed the competitive bid law, passed the hugely successful Go Build Legislation and this year alone we started a scholarship foundation and wrote and passed the transformational workforce legislation, the Alabama AGC Craft Training Act, that will generate $5 million annually to train open shop craftsmen for the industry.

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City Postpones License Seminar

URGENT: The city of Birmingham has postponed the Business License seminar originally set for 10 a.m. on Thursday, November 12th at the Crossplex. The city has not set a date for the seminar.

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AGC of Texas Helps Pass Proposition 7

On Tuesday, November 3, 2015 83.23% of voters showed their support for increased investment in Texas' transportation system.  Attracting more than 83 percent of the public's support reinforces the value of spending time and money to help inform voters. 

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CompTRUST AGC to Rollout New Products and Services in Mobile and Huntsville

CompTrustAGC is rolling out its new products, services, and options to the Alabama Gulf Coast area on November 18.  As the most financially sound workers' compensation fund in Alabama, CompTrustAGC is now offering more diverse insurance options and risk management services to its members with new member discounts, deductible plans, an emerging contractors program, and enhanced safety training at more affordable rates.

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Seminar Set on Business License Changes

The city of Birmingham has changed its business license rates for contractors with the change taking place Jan. 1. The city is hosting a seminar at 10 a.m., Nov. 12 at the Crossplex, 2331 Bessemer Road, Birmingham, AL 35209.

The registration form and a copy of the ordinance is attached. Questions to be answered at the seminar must be submitted by Nov. 9. Register today to attend. The changes are significant but the Alabama AGC worked hard to including a sliding scale and a cap on the license fees.

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Recognizing Excellence

The Alabama AGC was named Large Chapter of the Year recently by AGC of America, the third time the Alabama chapter has earned that designation in the past decade.

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