The VOICE of the Construction Industry
The Associated General Contractors of America, the voice of the construction industry since 1918, is an organization of qualified construction contractors and industry-related companies dedicated to Skill, Integrity, and Responsibility.
AGC - San Diego Chapter, Inc. has been in existence since 1927. AGC is dedicated to improving the construction industry daily by educating the industry to employ the finest skills, promoting use of the latest technology, and advocating building the best quality projects for owners, both public and private.
May 2, 2016
$18 Billion Transportation Plan Headed to November Ballot, without Mayor Faulconer's Support!
By Brad Barnum, Executive Vice President
Just two days before last Friday's vote by the San Diego Association of Governments' (SANDAG) Board of Directors to place an $18 billion County transportation plan (1/2 cent County sales tax for 40 years) on the November ballot, the Mayor of San Diego made news headlines that he would oppose such a plan. That came to the surprise of many infrastructure stakeholders, including AGC, because the Mayor over the last several years has been a strong proponent of fixing the City's infrastructure. In fact, it was probably the top reason why we was elected in 2014! more...