Homes are Essential
COVID-19: Message from HBA President Carrie Bartow and HBA CEO Renee Zentz
Over the next few weeks, and most likely months, our priority is to balance the safety of self, family and members, while at the same time meeting the needs and expectations that our members want and deserve in this unprecedented time. Our work environment is where we start. We believe we can accomplish this desired balance with the following precautions starting now and continuing over the next few weeks. Please understand that we will be evaluating this often and change is a high probability.
As the Association, our role is to be here for our members. Our commitment is to stay available and engaged on issues that are or will be affecting our industry now and in the future.
We understand the importance of allowing business activities to move forward. We will continue to work with our government officials to keep businesses open and our economy moving forward. As Colorado health officials continue to investigate Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the state, HBA and other industry officials are monitoring and taking precautions. The HBA is adapting to new information as it becomes available and evaluating options to keep everyone safe and healthy.
During June, most HBA Committee and Council meetings, along with Board of Director meetings, will be held online via Zoom meetings. Some committees that are under 10 people may meet in person if the committee decides to do so. You will receive your agenda about a week before the meeting that will include the Zoom meeting ID and instructions. Any Member events that were scheduled in June are being postponed or cancelled on a case-by-case basis. We will continue to monitor the situation and evaluate meetings in July and August as we get closer to the meeting date.
In an effort to keep staff and members safe, limited staff is available at the office per the Safer-At-Home and the Great Outdoors order. Everyone is responding to emails, voicemails and text messages and will respond to your as soon as they can. We will send updates to our industry as they arise. Go to CSHBA.com for updates.
We sincerely thank you for your support. We are here for you; please do not hesitate to contact us.
Carrie Bartow Renee Zentz
2020 HBA President CEO
Principal at CLA Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs
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