Agenda

Welcome & Introductions
8:00am

PROGRAM BEGINS
8:00am – 8:30am
Is There a New Direction for CGA? / Moderatored by Mr. John Fluharty, CGA Contractor Board Member

WORKING SESSIONS
Topic: Enforcement / Moderated by Mr. Tom Olson, Tom Olson Construction Law
8:30am - 10:45am
Address law in Chapters with “NO” enforcement – provide “Best Language”
Seek Stakeholders on Hearing Boards & One Call Boards
Chapter Assistance for members appearing before Enforcement Boards – Take-Aways after
Hearings Mismarked/Failure to Mark – seek data from state enforcement

Morning Break / 10:45am – 11:00am

Topic: Service Laterals / Moderated by Mr. Tom Weiers, Jr., NUCA PA Legal Counsel
11:00am - 12:30pm
CGA Best Practices 4-21 - lcoate to Building Structure
Draft petitions for Chapters to seek interpretation of law
Seek other associatons' support of petition

Lunch / 12:30pm - 1:30pm
 
WORKING SESSIONS
Topic: Downtime Legislation Payment of Downtime / Moderated by Ms. Brenda Reigle, NUCA PA & Shawn Farrell, Law Firm of Cohen, Seglias, Pallas, Greenhall, & Furman
1:30pm – 2:45pm
Review state laws with language – draft “Best Language” for Chapters
Mismarked/Failure to Mark – gather statistics supporting Downtime as a faster safety enforcement tool
Participate in yearly Planet Underground Roundtable Discussions & other 811 opportunities
Develop legislative language to discourage non-payment of statutory Downtime

Afternoon Break / 2:45pm - 3:00pm

Topic: GSS (Gold Shovel Standard) Keep Out of Law / Moderated by Mr. Eben Wyman, Wyman Associates
3:00pm - 4:15pm
Beware of possible language in law that Local Government is requiring 811 Education of all contractors hired
Develop Platinum Safety Program – maybe create in conjunction with ISNET

Wrap Up
4:15pm – 5:00pm

Updated January 7, 2020