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November 2019

PSHEA NOVEMBER 2019 MEETING MINUTES

CALL TO ORDER: Padraic McGinnis called the November Meeting at 6pm at Courtyard by Marriott – Federal Way.  A quorum was not present.

ATTENDANCE
Michael Dierdorff  Apex Flooring

 Padraic McGinnis Courtyard by Marriott – Federal Way

 Chris Portrey Courtyard by Marriott – Lake Union

 Neil Davaz Dormakaba

 David Gault Fairmont Olympic Hotel

 Gary Tapley Four Seasons Seattle

 Michael Edwards Graybar Elecgtric

 Rick Schneider Harold’s Lighting

 Vito Dunmire Hyatt Regency Lake Washington

 Ryan Glatt RestorX of Washington

 Ed Bergman Retirement Inn at Black Diamond

 George Barnes Salish Lodge & Spa

GUEST SPEAKER

Jason Hammermaster with AC Moate Industries, Inc. provided an oversight to their service industry which provides sull service parking lot Construction and Maintenance Company, Their suite of services through education, training, and unflinching integrity to maintain client’s concrete & asphalt parking lots.  Their services include parking lot sweeping, pressure washing, paving, sealcoating, stripping/painting as well as winter services.  For more information contact Jason at 253-880-2383 or jhammer@acmoate.com.  AC Moate Industries Inc’s website is https://acmoate.com

TREASURER’S REPORT

Michael Edwards provided Treasurer’s Report that the current checkbook balance was $19,200.69 with all bills paid in full.  As of 11/21/19, we have 34 paid members for the year 2019 (22 hotels, 8 vendors, 3 utility, 1 RSMs)(Quorum=14).  All 2019 Invoices were sent.  New website password has been sent to paid members.

OLD/NEW BUSINESS

We all rose and repeated the Pledge of Allegiance.

Possible future speakers from, or on the following topics: American Red Cross; Renovation Management Oversight; Manage Engineering Efficiently; Guest Room Technology; Roofing (Inspections, Projects, etc.); Asset Protection & Documentation.  Submit Qs/Speakers to David Gault, Secretary for distribution.

David Gault thanked Padraic McGinnis/Courtyard by Marriott – Federal Way & Mike Dierdorff w/Apex Flooring for hosting the meeting.

PSHEA Board recommended the membership attend either the Thunderbirds Hockey Game on Saturday, February 8th vs. Everett or Saturday, February 22nd vs. Portland.  The members voted to go for the February 8th game at the October Meeting.  We will send e-mail out to paid members to see how many tickets to purchase for RSVP by January 3rd.  All paid members will be eligible for two tickets and are required to provide a $10/ticket deposit to ensure tickets are utilized.

PSHEA Board action items – 1) Review the ByLaws.  If anyone desires to assist in the review, contact the Board.  George Barnes, Vito Dunmire & Dan Hinrichs volunteered.  It was decided for PSHEA ByLaws should be e-mailed out to all the membership.  2) Evaluate the current dues structure for 2020.  Also should consider possible giveaways at meetings as well as a referral program.  3) Update the website received two quotes and will be auctioned by the 2020 PSHEA BOD.  4) 2020 Meeting Locations.  5) 2020 PSHEA Board of Directors. 6) Re-evaluate contribution to reimburse hosting hotel.  7) Speaker commitments made earlier when a hotel commits to hosting.

PSHEA Website is https:/www/pshea.net.  Committee formed with Vito Dunmire, Mike Dierdorff, Rick Schneider to help focus on updating: JOB POSTING Section, Current Photos or don’t have any, TRAINING SECTION goes away, MINUTES for public to see, ROSTER to have similar format with lines, validate mission statement, and create LINKS to all hotels who are members.

PSHEA BOD sent RFQ to 2019 PSHEA Hotel Members requesting proposal which was due by November 1, 2019.  The PSHEA Board reviewed 5 proposals (Four Seasons Seattle, Hotel 1000, Hyatt Regency – Lake Washington, and Salish Lodge & Spa).  After reviewing all proposals, we decided to go with Hyatt Regency – Lake Washington to be held on Thursday, December 12th.

Regulatory Updates

COS Building Tune-up Ordinance – This new requirement to comply with this ordinance is for 200K+ SF by 3/1/2019 and everyone needs to develop an action plan to get compliant.  The Building Tune-Up deadline for 100,000-199,999 SF buildings is to submit via the Seattle Services Portal by October 1, 2019.

Seattle City Light Rate Increases – It is looking like the rate increase will be about 6%.

Puget Sound Energy Rate Increases – PSE is seeking 14% rate increase and presented this to the UTC.

Compliance Deadlines

Tune-Up compliance dates are by building size:

  • March 1, 2019 – 200K+ Square Feet
  • October 1, 2019 – 100K-199,999K Square Feet
  • October 1, 2020 – 70K-99,999K Square Feet
  • October 1, 2021 – 50K-69,999K Square Feet

FUTURE PSHEA MEETINGS

The December 2019 PSHEA Meeting is cancelled for Annual Holiday Dinner at Hyatt Regency – Lake Washington on December 12th at 6pm with reception at 530pm.

The January 2020 Annual PSHEA Meeting to be held at TBD on January 30, 2020.  Topic of discussion: TBD.  Additionally, we’ll hold the Election of 2020 PSHEA Officers.

The February 2020 PSHEA Meeting to be held at TBD on February 27, 2020.  Topic of discussion: TBD.

The March 2020 PSHEA Meeting to be held at TBD on March 26, 2020.  Topic of discussion: TBD.

The April 2020 PSHEA Meeting to be held at TBD on April 30, 2020.  Topic of discussion: TBD.

The May 2020 PSHEA Meeting to be held at TBD on May 28, 2020.  Topic of discussion: TBD.

The June 2020 PSHEA Meeting to be held at TBD on June 25, 2020.  Topic of discussion: TBD.

The July 2020 PSHEA Meeting to be held at TBD on July 30, 2020.  Topic of discussion: TBD.

The August 2020 PSHEA Meeting to be held at TBD on August 27, 2020.  Topic of discussion: TBD.

The September 2020 PSHEA Meeting to be held at TBD on September 24, 2020.  Topic of discussion: TBD.

The October 2020 PSHEA Meeting to be held at TBD on October 29, 2020.  Topic of discussion: TBD.

The November 2020 PSHEA Meeting to be held at TBD on November 19, 2020.  Topic of discussion: TBD.

The December 2020 PSHEA Meeting is cancelled for Annual Holiday Dinner at TBD on December 3rd or 10th at 6pm with reception at 530pm.

MEETING ADJOURNED

Padraic McGinnis adjourned the November Meeting at 7:20pm.

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