PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS! THE 2022 ASSOCIATED CALIFORNIA LOGGERS ANNUAL MEETING IS JANUARY 11-13, 2022 — WE RETURN “LIVE AND IN PERSON” TO THE ATLANTIS CASINO RESORT SPA IN RENO

Associated California Loggers President Robert D’Agostini and the Board of Directors are pleased to announce: THE 2022 ANNUAL MEETING OF ASSOCIATED CALIFORNIA LOGGERS WILL RETURN “LIVE AND IN PERSON” TO THE ATLANTIS CASINO, RESORT SPA IN RENO THE DATES: Tuesday, January 11 through Thursday, January 13, 2022 THE HIGHLIGHTS(SO FAR PLANNED): Tuesday, January 11 President’s…

PRESIDENT BIDEN’S EXECUTIVE ORDER IMPOSES NEW COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS ON FEDERAL CONTRACTORS

On September 9, President Biden signed Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, which directs executive departments and agencies to “ensure that parties who contract with the Federal government provide safeguards in workplaces with individuals working on or in connection with a Federal Government contract or contract-like instrument.”  On September 24, the Safer Workforce Task…

GOVERNOR NEWSOM SIGNS 24 BILLS WITH $15 BILLION IN FUNDING “TO TACKLE THE CLIMATE CRISIS AND PROTECT VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES” — MONEY FOR LOGGERS, ROAD BUILDERS AND LOG TRUCKERS IS INCLUDED

Governor Newsom has signed a $15 billion package of bills “to tackle the Climate Crisis and Protect Vulnerable Communities.”Governor Newsom signed 24 bills in all, including Senate Bill 170, which was the main natural resources budget trailer bill, which contains funding for CAL FIRE and other forestry-related entities. When you “get down into the weeds,”…

DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 15, 2021 — “PATHH” GRANTS FOR UP TO $125,000 TO ADDRESS ECONOMIC LOSS TO LOGGERS AND LOG TRUCKERS FROM COVID-19 IN 2020

OCTOBER 15, 2021 IS THE DEADLINE TO APPLY TO OBTAIN GRANTS OF UP TO $125,000 TO ADDRESS ECONOMIC LOSS TO LOGGERS AND LOG TRUCKERS IN 2020.The application is short, the process is fairly simple (via federal FSA offices ) — and a lot of money is still available.Here is some new information:MESSAGE FROM THE AMERICAN…

AMERICAN LOGGERS COUNCIL BOARD VOTES UNANIMOUSLY TO OPPOSE “TREE SPIKING” SUPPORTER NOMINEE FOR DIRECTOR OF BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT(BLM); ASSOCIATED CALIFORNIA LOGGERS SENDS SEPARATE LETTER OF OPPOSITION — “JOIN US!”

AMERICAN LOGGERS COUNCIL BOARD VOTES UNANIMOUSLY TO OPPOSE THE CONFIRMATION OF “TREE SPIKING” SUPPORTER TRACY STONE-MANNING AS DIRECTOR OF THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT   TO: United States Senate FROM: American Loggers Council RE: Bureau of Land Management Nomination of Tracy Stone-Manning   The American Loggers Council respects the prerogative of an Administration to nominate…

“IT’S HERE!” COVID-19 Relief Money for Loggers and Log Haulers: Applications will be Accepted from July 22 through October 15, 2021! “Pandemic Assistance for Timber Harvesters and Haulers” (PATHH) Program

USDA Announces Pandemic Assistance for Timber Harvesters and Haulers Farm Service Agency Will Begin Accepting Applications on July 22 WASHINGTON, July 20, 2021 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing up to $200 million to provide relief to timber harvesting and timber hauling businesses that have experienced losses due to COVID-19 as part of USDA’s…

TIME TO RENEW MEMBERSHIPS

In early July, ACL sent out its annual dues billing for 2021-2022. You should be receiving your dues billing materials by mail very soon, or have received them already.We know that as California and the United States emerge from under the shadow of COVID-19 and its restrictions, this remains one of the most challenging economic…

TO ALL MEMBERS AND FRIENDS OF ASSOCIATED CALIFORNIA LOGGERS — A “PERSONAL LETTER” TO YOU FROM THE NEW PRESIDENT, ROBERT D’AGOSTINI OF J & R LOGGING IN MOUNT AUKUM, CALIFORNIA

To The Associated California Loggers membership, As your 37th president of our great association, I wanted to take the time to introduce myself and share with all of you my vision for the ACL for the next two years. I will try to make it short and sweet.            I grew up on the same family…