There is no doubt that the members of the AGC of Texas work extremely hard in both their individual firms and within the association. A simple look at the TxDOT letting schedule will reflect a tremendous amount of work going on in the Texas transportation market. Monthly letting totals are expected to be in excess of $1 billion from May through the end of the fiscal year in August. Despite the challenging workloads, AGC members do have time to mix in some fun. The 49th Annual AGC of Texas Management Conference was held June 10th through the 13th in Charleston, South Carolina.
I am writing my column today while multi-tasking. In the background I am listening to the House Transportation Committee hearing on one of the several interim charges House Speaker Joe Straus has requested the members study. Yesterday, I was present in the audience at the House Transportation hearing when AGC of Texas Past-President and Chairman of the Legislative Drafting & Review Committee Bob Lanham testified on behalf of the Chapter.