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Governor Lamont Appoints Omarys Vasquez as State Building Inspector

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today (08/03/2022) announced that he is appointing Omarys Vasquez of Watertown to serve as Connecticut state building inspector.

ODEM Seeks Training Faculity

OEDM is looking for our assistance in locating a training facility for the Pre-Licensure Class. They have requested if anyone has any suggestions for training locations to please contact them.

Here is what we're looking for:
• Facility centrally located in the state
• Plenty of free parking
• Classroom with long tables and chairs (so students can spread out their Code books) for up to 40 participants
• Available three days per week, preferably Monday, Wednesday, Friday
• Class runs 60 days, starting in January and ending at the end of May

Passing of Member John Collins

It is with sad news we notify you of the passing of CBOA Member John Collins on June 23rd

Please see link below fore more information.

https://www.carmonfuneralhome.com/obituaries/obituary-listings?obId=2529...

CBOA Membership Application Open for FY22/23

Please see attached.

DAS seeks Director of Education and Data Management

CBOA 2022 Grant Award Announcment

Four Financial Assistance Grants of $1500 will be awarded annually by the Connecticut Building Officials Association.

I. ELIGIBLE INDIVIDUALS:
a. Children or Grandchildren of an active member at time of application.
b. Children or Grandchildren of a former C.B.O.A. member who died while on active-duty list.
c. Children or Grandchildren of a retired C.B.O.A. member who is in good standing.

II. REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSIDERATION

a. Applications must be completed in full and submitted to the Educational Grant Committee no later than June 1, 2022

HB 5356 Pandemic Pay for Essential Workers

HB 5356 originated on 3/3/2022 out of the Labor Committee and provides pandemic pay to essential workers. It would provide $2000 for full time employees and $1000 for part time employees and would be administered out of the Comptroller’s Office. The public hearing is expected to be held on March 8th.

Please visit https://www.cga.ct.gov/asp/cgabillstatus/cgabillstatus.asp?selBillType=B....

2022 CSBC Public Comment dcoument is available

You may view the proposed 2022 CSBC amendments here; https://portal.ct.gov/DAS/Office-of-State-Building-Inspector/Building-an...

If you are also a ZEO you may want to read Public Act 21-29

This is a portion of the public act that requires ZEO's to obtain CAZEO certification by Jan 2023. The public act also has criteria for accessory dwelling units (ADU's) that we should be aware of.

Sec. 8. Subsection (e) of section 8-3 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2021):

Jonathan Humble - Lifetime ICC Member

Jonathan Humble was giving a lifetime membership from ICC at the 2021 ABM held in Pittsburgh, PA for his continued support and dedication to the code adoption process and hearings. Congratulations Jonathan.

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