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This months newsletter includes:  Concerns about the direction of the ROC, SACA awards scholarship to first female recipient, 3-D printers replacing traditional home construction(?), You probably don't know how to tie your shoes correctly - AND MORE!

Southeastern Arizona Contractors Association 


July 2015
In this Issue

CHANGE – a six-letter word
that means you better have your iron underwear on:  
With the appointment by the Governor of the new Director, Mr Fleetham, there have been several policy changes within the ROC. read more  

Spiders & Construction - When working in construction, many environmental factors can create time off for workers. Spider bites can be one. read more

How to tie your shoes - Most of us don't do it correctly!  see video 

Statewide Sting Operation Nets 30 Unlicensed Individuals read more

License suspension for Camelback Pools and RIG Construction read more

Joy Dalesio has provided a list of persons in Cochise County who have been convicted of contracting without a license. Read more

Here’s an engineering riddle:  What has the texture of a Rice Krispy treat but is strong enough to support a fire truck? No, it’s not a snack for Superman. It’s permeable pavement.  Read more

OSHA Fines 9 contractors nearly $153k read more

Will 3-D Printers replace traditional home construction in the future?  See Video 

Mix a trencher with someone who does not want to use a shovel and see what happens!  read more 

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Regulation Taking Back Seat at Registrar of Contractors

By: Jeremy Duda – Arizona Capital Times 

Recent comments and actions by the new director of the Registrar of Contractors are raising concerns that regulation and enforcement are becoming less stringent under the new administration.

Jeff Fleetham took over as the agency’s director with the support of industry groups that favor a gentler hand when it comes to regulation and enforcement. Gov. Doug Ducey, who appointed Fleetham in February, has made deregulation a cornerstone of his administration.

But some are concerned that Fleetham has gone too far.   read more

SACA Awards Scholarship to First Female Recipient

left to right:  Larry Saunders, Hope Struse, and Kristen Gregan award presentation June Meeting

The Southeastern Arizona Contractors Association is pleased to announce the first female SACA scholarship recipient -  Hope Struse!  

Hope is planning on seeking a welding certificate, and becoming a commercial welder.  

Hope’s interest started when her dad showed her “the basics on a MIG welder”.  Read More

Award Presentations & ROC Investigative Information at June’s Membership Meeting

left -right:  James Cain, Larry Saunders,& Wayne Gregan

Larry Saunders and James “Robbie” Cain were awarded appreciation plaques “for their service as a member, officer and always a supporter of SACA".  read more

Joy Dalesio, our local ROC investigator provided great information about ROC’s role in investigating unlicensed entities.  She educated us on the ROC's process of handling a complaint ... read more

Cochise County Requiring Minimum  Sheet Size for Building Plan Submittals 
Cochise County Building Official, Mike Izzo, has issued a notice of new requirements that will take effect on July 20, 2015.  read more






July 14 - Free Seminar in Sierra Vista - Payment Avenues on Public Projects

July 15 - General Membership Meeting

July 21 - Free CPR Class (Morning)

July 21 - Free CPR Class (Afternoon)

Sierra Vista Builders Supply announces new business hours:
Mon- Fri 6:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sat - 8:00 am - Noon

Attention SACA Members!
Please take advantage of this membership benefit.  If you have an announcement, please contact Barbara at 458-0488 or

House Speaker, David Gowan to  to speak at July 15 SACA Meeting


David Gowan was first elected to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2009. He resides in Sierra Vista in Legislative District 14, which encompasses all of Cochise County, all of Greenlee County, all of Graham County except ... read more

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