Accomplishments

2017 ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Passage of House Bill 247 exempting Georgia Ready Mix producers from sales taxes on maintenance purchases of transit mixers.
  • In process of amending building codes to require ACI certifications for testing lab personnel in the field & at the lab.
  • Partnered with AGC Georgia on relief for City of Atlanta while I-85 Bridge was out.
  • Hosted first Winter Meeting, an informal strategic planning session, in January.
  • Continued growth in social media outreach.
  • Two published articles in national industry publications.
  • Addition of Fall Workshop & Sporting Clay Shoot
  • Continued Growth in Annual Meeting Participation
  • Continued Growth in Recruitment of New Members
  • Increased Participation at Legislative Reception
  • Largest Scholarship Golf Tournament Ever
  • Growth at 2nd Annual Driver Skills Championship

 

2016 ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Launched an accountability program for testing labs
  • Blocked several pieces of poor legislation
    • HB 732 – Super Speeder for Commercial Drivers
    • SB 366 – GDOT Low Bid Engineering
  • 30-Minute Break Legislated Away in FAST Act
  • Completed first-ever wage & benefit survey
  • Tax Exemption continues to progress
  • Plant Tours with legislators
  • Forged important partnerships
  • Successful Mixer Rodeo
  • Driver shortage solutions implemented
  • Energy Rebates underway
  • Worked with ARC to educate them on the Stormwater Manual
  • Awarded scholarships
  • Improved association communications