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27 Sep

Beers for Builders 5K

Starting and finishing at Mankato Brewery, don’t miss this day of fun, exercise, beer, food and music. This event is for MRBA members, non-members, friends and family and we invite ALL runners from around the region to participate. Plus, it’s [Continue...]

11 Oct

2014 Fall Tour of Homes

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September 11, 2014

Building Permit Increase Stopped in Willmar

State Win, National Win: A Good News Report   Good news with statewide implication comes to us from Willmar, MN. The Builders Association of Minnesota (BAM) and West Central Builders Association (WCBA) successfully stopped the increase of building permit fees [Continue...]

August 26, 2014

New Code Books Coming in September

BAM Monthly Column August 2014 They’re Here The new codes are (finally) out. Following a mutli-year process to promulgate the 2012 International Building Code, the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) has officially published the final language for the [Continue...]

August 18, 2014

Sprinkler Mandate Information

Below is a link to a matrix showing (to the best of BAM’s understanding) the sprinkler square footage calculation.  It was run by DOLI earlier this year for their review & comment before we started using it with members.  It MAY [Continue...]

July 11, 2014

BAM 2014 Session Report

BAM Monthly Column July 2014  2014 Session Report Session is over, and the dust has settled. As part of your membership with the Builders Association of Minnesota you get access to a complete 2014 Legislative Report on what happened at [Continue...]