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highlightsandhappenings UCAC at the NUCA Conference This year’s NUCA conference was held in Kauai, Hawaii in January. (Pretty hard to take.) Representing UCAC at the conference with their families were Dave Ambrose, David Ambrose, Ed Wright, Bill Dufford, Walter Reeves, and Executive Director Faith Gavin Kuhn. Keep CT Moving Transportation Summit Keep CT Moving is a diverse coalition of CT businesses, labor, chambers of commerce, transportation associations, and public policy organizations committed to bringing a top-notch transportation system for Connecticut. CCIA is a part of Keep CT Moving and helped to host the 2008 Transportation Summit, where members of CT’s Congressional delegation, CT’s Speaker of the House Jim Amann, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce discussed the federal and state transportation funding needs. A crowd of over 250 was on hand for the Summit on March 24, at the Belvedere Conference Center in New Haven. Ed Gilligan, Tilcon CT Inc., with CT house Speaker Jim Amann, who also served as Master of Ceremonies for the Summit. Congressman Joe Courtney (D-2) with AGC/CT Executive Director John Farnham, AGC/CT’s Terry Wooding, and current AGC/CT President Gary Timura. Janet Kavinoky, Executive Director of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce “Americans for Transportation Mobility Coalition,” presenting her opening comments. For a Monday morning, as the photo reflects, few wanted to sleep in and miss the Summit. Jim Manafort and Mick Tarsi of Manafort Brothers Inc. listening in. Congressman Chris Shays (R-5) making a point to the crowd. CRMCA President Rick Suzio, CCIA Chairman of the Board Mario Smith, with Speaker Amann. Recently retired from the CT Senate and longtime proponent of CT’s transportation system is Sen. Billy Ciotto with Glen Marshall, Carpenters’ Business Manager, Local 210. AGC/CT Executive Director John Farnham, Congressman Chris Shays, and CRBA Executive Secretary and CRMCA Executive Director Don Shubert. 40 / CONNstruction / Summer 2008

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CONNstruction - Summer 2008
Going Forward
AGC/CT: Why Belong? Reasons Vary
Is the Glass Regulated Fill or Flowable Fill?
A Winning Strategy
Member Participation Vital to Success of Legislative Efforts
Just Cause...
Winner: Large New Construction Project
Winner: Large Renovation Project
Winner: Small Renovation Project
Winner: First-Time Applicant Award
Second Place Winners
Workshop Provides Education on Pervious Concrete as a Stormwater Solution
Guidelines for Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans Available
2008 Build CT Awards
UCAC at the NUCA Conference
Keep CT Moving Transportation Summit
UCAC’s Spring General Membership Meeting
WorkZone Safety Press Conference
Index to Advertisers

CONNstruction - Summer 2008