Posts Categorized: HBA Iowa Weekly Updates

Weekly Update: August 3, 2017

Another Member Benefit – Discount Hawkeye & Cyclone Tickets
We are able to offer choice Iowa and Iowa State football game tickets at a member discount – another in a long list of benefits.  To order Iowa State University tickets, click here.  To order University of Iowa, click here.
Doug Mayo Golf Event Raises Over $24k!
After all is said and done, the final tally is in and we raised over $24k for the HBAI Educational Corporation.  Proceeds benefit students entering the building trades through school scholarships.  Thanks so much for everyone who participated and gratitude goes to our sponsors:

Presented by Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
Sponsored by Kitchen & Bath Ideas and Great Caterers of Iowa
Prize sponsors were Cascade Manufacturing, Hubbell Homes, Greater Cedar Rapids Housing & Building Association, Prairie Pella, and the HBA of Greater Des Moines.
Beverage sponsors were Beisser Lumber, Academy Roofing, Flooring America, Coffin Electric, Gilcrest Jewett, Mattress Firm and Reynolds & Reynolds Insurance.
Hole sponsors were Academy Roofing, Ames HBA, Beal Development, Cable Plumbing, Colony Heating & Cooling, Bell Brothers, KCCI, Plumb Supply, GAF, Reynolds & Reynolds Insurance, Cascade Manufacturing, Lumberman’s Supply, Wyckoff Heating & Cooling, Homeowners Financial Group, Rudolf Insurance Consultants, Furman Corporation, and Dewalt.
Thanks also to the live auction winners Dennis …
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Weekly Update: July 20, 2017

Was WOTUS Going to Stall Your Projects?
HBAI Executive Officer Jay Iverson is meeting with a Washington Post reporter this weekend and early next week in regards to the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) – which was government overreach at the highest level and we worked really hard to squash it.  Supposedly the piece is going to be a pro-Trump article pointing towards his follow through on campaign promises.
So that’s the background and now here’s the ask – we are looking for individuals to talk to about WOTUS, specifically for those who applaud the revoking by Trump of this regulation that they saw as government overreach.  If you had a plan to build on your land and it was going to stall you out, that would be ideal – or if you are a particularly talkative landowner who hated the rule, that would be very helpful.  Obviously the Ag industry was even more of a target, but this reporter would like to concentrate on the land development side.  If you can help out, email Jay Iverson.
EPA, Corps Propose Changes to WOTUS Rule
With WOTUS already mentioned, the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers recently proposed to replace the 2015 definition of the …
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