The first phase of the 2015 and 2018 I-Codes review is complete. The process began in January 2018 when the Construction Codes Advisory Committee (CCAC) established Technical Advisory Groups (TAGs) to review the 2015 and 2018 I-Codes and make recommendations for potential adoption with amendments to the Minnesota State Building Code. The TAG work is complete and their review has been submitted to the CCAC. The CCAC is now tasked with making recommendations for the adoption of the I-Codes with potential Minnesota amendments. After that the next phase will begin as DLI staff will prepare drafts of each rule for possible adoption. (more…)
2018 BAM Spring Board Meeting Highlights
On Wednesday, April 25, 2018 BAM’s Board of Directors, Local Association Executive Officers and guests attended the Spring Board Meeting at CHS Field in downtown St. Paul. (more…)
What is the vision?
To create a movement to empower young men and women with choices and ensure a steady flow of qualified skilled labor into Minnesota’s construction market. (more…)
Week 2 Session Briefing
This week began the second full week of session and featured the release of the 2018 February Budget and Economic Forecast. Minnesota’s $329 million surplus was announced Wednesday. As recently as November the state was predicting a significant deficit.Factors contributing to the state budget surplus include the continued economic strength of the state, the federal tax reform that included a corporate tax cut and the funding of the children’s health insurance program. (more…)