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Latest Announcements and Events

Announcement: The 2020 Tri-City Construction Council Scholarship Winners Announced Within!

The Tri-City Construction Council Scholarship Committee has chosen the following applicants to receive a $2,000 scholarship. 美国黄色电影

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  • Bryson Knapik
  • Kendall Josephson
  • McKenna Migas
  • Patrick Bolsoy
  • Richard Zoller

美国黄色电影There were a record number of applicants this year making the selection process very difficult. An official letter has been e-mailed to all applicants.

Our annual golf tournament is typically how we raise money for the Scholarship Program, but it was cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to the donations from a generous group of companies though, these scholarships will still be fully funded, even during these unprecedented times!

PLEASE NOTE: The Scholarship Committee waived the requirement of providing an official transcript. Letters of recommendations also did not require signatures. These changes were in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

On behalf of the committee and TCCC, we wish you all the best. Stay safe and take care!

Important Announcement: Tri-City Construction Council Office is Closed. Print Order Service Hours Within!

The Tri-City Construction Council office is currently closed to the public per the Governor of Washington’s Stay Home – Stay Healthy?mandate. In these unprecedented?times, we are taking action to protect the health of our staff and the community, while also adapting to ways that we can still serve our valued?membership.

TCCC staff is working remotely from home and will continue to serve your needs and answer your concerns as we currently do. For the time being, phone service may be limited, so if you have a question or need help, please contact us via info@tcplancenter.com?and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person. We will reply as?soon as we can.

PRINT ORDERS
Printing services will continue to be offered but will no longer be printed immediately upon receipt.
  • Tri-City Construction Council Printing Hours – Monday to Friday, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Yakima Plan Center Printing Hours – Monday to Thursday, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Hermiston Plan Center Printing Hours – Monday to Friday, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • These hours are subject to change.

During the pick-up window, please remember to maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet and?wait outside if someone else is picking up prints when you arrive.

 

If you have any questions or concerns,?please contact Scott Howard by email:?scott@tcplancenter.com. Thank you for your understanding, and we wish you and yours good health. Be safe and take care!

Announcement: The 23rd Annual TCCC Golf Tournament is Cancelled!

The 23rd Tri-City Construction Council Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament has been cancelled.

Due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the TCCC board of directors voted to cancel the event. We understand that this cancellation will be a disappointment for many that participate in and sponsor this wildly popular event, but your understanding during these circumstances is sincerely appreciated. I know we all look forward to the time we can get back to a sense of normalcy in our community.

Over the past 22 years, $132,000 in scholarship money has been provided to deserving students. For those that have the means to donate their team entry and/or hole sponsorship fees, please consider helping to fund this year’s scholarships. We will be launching a new landing page on our website for the golf tournament, where we will advertise your company name and logo to thank you for your donation.

Donations still provide your company an opportunity to promote your business on our website.

E-mail?scott@tcplancenter.com?if you would like to further discuss how to help support this year’s deserving students.

Click to Download a Donation Form! (Formerly Hole Sponsorship)

If you already submitted a Team Entry or Hole Sponsorship form, you will be contacted soon.

Announcement: Looking for Quality, Cost-Effective Employee Benefit Options?

 

Then consider a new program built locally from the ground up!

PayneWest Insurance has partnered with the Tri-City Construction Council to bring you more employee benefit options. Offering you and your Employees…

  • Competitively priced Medical, Dental & Vision plans
  • Embedded Life/AD&D & EAP with all medical plans
  • Favorable Pricing Terms & Conditions – Bundling Discounts & Alternative Premium Arrangements
  • Prepaid Ground & Air Ambulance coverage options
  • Extensive Preferred Provider Network
  • Simplified Benefit Administration for employers
  • Online Enrollment Platform, Consolidated Billing & Payment
  • Full Service COBRA Administration
  • Employer Compliance Support including Notices,
  • Disclosures & Filings on group’s behalf

Award Winning Service Providers

As a founding member of NWIPCA, the Tri-City Construction Council participates in a construction industry trade Association Health Plan comprised of general contractors, sub contractors & suppliers serving our local community. The program offers Premera Blue Cross medical & dental, Ameritas vision & MetLife Life/ AD&D group benefits to employers with 2 or more enrolled employees along with the following features:

  • Highly competitive group rates
  • Offering flexibility & choice with 9 different PPO & HSA plan designs
  • Medical plan deductible ranges from $500-$5,000
  • All plans include prescription drug coverage & Telemedicine
  • Largest PPO network including Providence Health Care Facilities
  • Single medical & dental ID card
  • Dental & Vision PPO Networks
  • Additional discount available when dental is bundled with medical

For More Information, Please Contact:
Matt Henderson, PayneWest Insurance
Phone: 509-946-2643
E-mail: Mhenderson@paynewest.com

Announcement: Council Connect (Official Magazine of Tri-City Construction Council) - Available Now!

The inaugural issue of Council Connect, an official association magazine, is now available! The publication has been distributed free of charge to all members, developers, architects, engineers, city planners, and other stakeholders of the Tri-Cities construction industry. Extra copies are available at our office and also viewable digitally online at the following link.

Click Here to View the Digital Version

Over the past few months, representatives from DEL Communications Inc. have contacted members for purposes of participating in the publication with advertising. A huge thank you to all 31 advertisers that were able to support this publication! Also thank you to those who were able to contribute content for the magazine.

COUNCIL CONNECT is published by:

DEL Communications Inc.
www.delcommunications.com
Sales Representative: Dayna Oulion
dayna@delcommunications.com
Toll Free: 1.866.424.6398
Toll Free Fax: 1.866.711.5282

Announcement: New State Law Requires L&I Training Before Bidding on Public Works Projects

Beginning July 1, 2019, all businesses are required to have training before bidding and/or performing work on public works projects. In 2018, the legislature passed ESSHB 1673 (app.leg.wa.gov) adding this training requirement to the responsible bidder criteria in RCW 39.04.350?and RCW 39.06.020?(app.leg.wa.gov).

Note: You may continue working on a public works project that starts before July 1, 2019, and continues on or after July 1 without needing to meet this training requirement.

Verify who needs training

Use the Verify a Contractor tool to verify the training status for your company or other businesses. For projects starting on or after July 1, 2019, contractors and awarding agencies need to add this training requirement to the items you use to verify a business is responsible before hiring and working on public works projects.

Who’s exempt?

You are exempt from this training requirement if you’ve been in business with an active Unified Business Identifier (UBI) number for 3 or more years AND have performed work on 3 or more public works projects.

Free training options

L&I has 2 training options available for businesses to meet this new requirement. Check out our training outline (360 KB PDF) to see what you’ll learn during this training.

Online

Now available! Businesses can now access online training through your Prevailing Wage Intent and Affidavit portal. Take this training at your own pace during any time of the day! Once completed, you’ll meet this new requirement. Learn more about how to access this training.

In-person

Check out L&I’s Contractor Training Days held around the state to sign up and attend our in-person, 3-hour training class. Sign up early as classes and registrations are limited.

Bidding on public works projects

You’ll need to ensure you meet this training requirement before submitting a bid on or after July 1, 2019, for public works projects. Awarding agencies will be required to verify all contractors submitting bids meet this new requirement before awarding the contract.

Questions?
Send L&I an email with your questions.

TCCC Group Retro Program

Over the past 5 years, we have returned an average of 35% of our members’ L&I premiums. See if you qualify and/or compare your current program to ours.

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Plan Center

Over 6000 commercial bidding projects posted in 2017! Currently posting projects throughout Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Don’t see a project you are looking for? Let us know and we will try and get it.

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  • Regional Plan Center for Commercial Projects Bidding Throughout Washington, Oregon and Idaho
  • Physical Plan Room
  • Virtual Plan Room Online
  • Plan Copying Service
  • L & I RETRO program
  • Use of the Facilities for Safety Training and Instruction
  • Safety Related Seminars
  • Meeting / Event Rooms
  • Business Seminars
  • Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament
  • Social Functions
  • Reciprocal Agreement with Member Plan Centers in Northwest Independent Plan Center Association

Membership

We value all our members and work to provide each and every one with the highest level of service at a reasonable cost.

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Print copies while you wait. Bring in or send us your copies and we will get them printed ASAP. Fast, professional service with a smile!

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Add or Remove Users on Tri-City Construction Council Account

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