New CALBO Webinars: Vital Department Resources during the Next COVID-19 Transition
As shelter-in-place orders are lifted or modified, California building departments are busy preparing to open to the public and ensuring their staff have what they need to provide the best service possible. As expected, COVID-19 transitions have dominated the workload of department leadership. The transition to a new normal is just as important as getting up-to-date information on vital departmental resources covering codes and budgets. CALBO is here to get membership ready for what is next as we continue to move forward.
Understanding the 2019 California Intervening Code Adoption Cycle: The Proposed Changes and What’s Next
Date: Monday, June 22, 2020 from 3:00 – 4:30pm (1.5 hours)
Summary: As California Building Standards Commission prepares to meet to discuss and adopt the 2019 Intervening Code Cycle, this course will cover the code adoption process and proposed amendments. A review of the advisory committees and their roles are discussed. Students will learn what codes will be impacted and changes along with how to get involved in the future. Students are encouraged to think about how the upcoming changes and the adoption cycle impacts their jurisdiction during the question and answer section of the webinar.
How does a Pandemic Impact Building Department Budgets? Understanding Applicable Laws in California
Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 from 10:00 – 11:30am (1.5 hours)
Summary: This course is designed for Building Officials, Senior Plan Reviewers, Senior Inspectors, Building Department Managers and Management Analysts. This course presents the structure of budgets and their impacts with respect to budget reductions, projections, and law protection of acquired revenues. Students will learn about the inter-relationships between reductions in staff, revenue, and workload management based on construction projects life expectancy requiring services your operation. A special focus will be given to specific California Government Code Sections in relation to building department budget revenue.