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CCIA Annual Report 2008 ASSOCIATION ACTIVITIES Assorted special events and programs, along with traditional annual events, were supported by CCIA members in 2008, including: • AGC/CT Build CT Awards • Transportation Summit with CT’s Congressional delegation and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce • UCAC Annual Meeting/Awards Dinner with Bill Garrity honored as “Person of the Year” • CRBA’s 75th Anniversary Dinner with CRBA Past Presidents • AGC/CT Industry Recognition Awards • CRMCA Annual Luncheon Meeting with Ready-Mixed Concrete Research & Education Foundation’s Julie Garbini • AGC/CT Golf Tournament • CRBA Fall Membership Meeting honoring CT Speaker of the House Jim Amann and the premiere of the Art Gruhn Excellence in Construction Awards • The Seventh Annual Connecticut Construction Career Days Program • Young Contractors Legislative Update and Networking Events • UCAC Scholarship Presentation Dinner • Twenty-six CCIA members received Safety Recognition Awards • D i gge r s/ M i x e r s/ F i x e r s ( UC AC, CRMCA, and Equipment Dealers) Golf Tournament • UCAC Scholarship Auction • The first annual CCIA Community Service Awards • CCIA Annual Membership Meeting and Reception Members representing every division serve on CCIA committees that meet regularly. Committees include: • AGC/CSA Subcontractors • Computer Technology • Construction Business Relations • Diversity Committee • Education & Programs • Environment • Equal Employment Opportunity • Insurance • Labor Relations • Legislative • Membership • Political Action • Safety • Specifications • Truck & Equipment CCIA’s Equipment Maintenance Forum held monthly meetings as an opportunity to review and discuss relevant construction equipment issues. Topics in 2008 included: Commercial Lubricant Trends, Wheel-end Maintenance, Electrical Safety, and a tour of the Golden Age of Trucking Museum. The Young Contractors Forum saw steady growth in membership from our “under 40” crowd. YCF’s educational and networking events always attract a crowd; key events were the Legislative Dinner, LEED Building presentation, and UCONN football game. Connecticut Ready-Mixed Concrete Association’s Connecticut Concrete Promotion Council continued to meet monthly and was involved with several concrete promotional programs throughout the year, including: workshops at Prince Tech-Hartford featuring concrete employment opportunities, NRMCA pervious concrete certifications for CT-based concrete producers and contractors, pervious concrete workshops for inland-wetlands commissions, UCONN, Yale, and design and architectural firms, plus a radio show promoting insulated concrete forms. LEGAL SERVICES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY Construction Law Litigation & Dispute Resolution Government Contracts Insurance Coverage Real Estate Law Environmental Law Hartford Office 225 Asylum Street Hartford, CT 06103 • 860.522.6103 Hartford • Middletown • Westport • Washington, DC William S. Wilson II, Esq. Alfred A. DiVincentis, Esq. 22 / CONNstruction / Spring 2009

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of CONNstruction - Spring 2009

CONNstruction - Spring 2009
The Proving Year
AGC’s Building Division – Where the Value Shines Through
A List Worth Checking
In Defense of “Special Interests”
The Vexatious Litigant
Your Industry Association Membership - Now More Than Ever
Executive Summary
CCIA’s Executive Committee and Officers for 2009
CCIA Board of Directors 2009
Association Activities
Education and Training
Legislative-Lobbying and Government Relations
Labor Relations
CCIA Division Officers
CCIA Staff
Plenty of Parking
Building a Foundation
Connecticut Roadbuilders Fall Meeting
UCAC Annual Scholarship Auction
2008 CCIA’s Annual Membership Meeting and Reception
Diggers/Mixers/Fixers Golf Outing
AGC/CT Industry Recognition Awards Dinner
Index to Advertisers

CONNstruction - Spring 2009