Hurricane and Disaster Relief Services

Many of our fellow citizens along the Texas Gulf Coast felt the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey. The Associated General Contractors South Texas Chapter is here to better serve our community as we rebuild our city together. Contractors are playing a key role in repairing the damage and restoring services after Hurricane Harvey battered south Texas. We recommend to choose local contractors who are established in the community and well recognized for the quality of work.

We are here to support and assist you as you rebuild. It’s building done right the first time!

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Harvey Relief Efforts: Members in the Community


We have created a form for those in need of services to fill out and we will match you with members who can provide support or assistance.

Our mission is to assist you as you rebuild, with the outpouring of community support also comes unskilled and unknowledgeable contractors. We recommend that you choose a local contractor for at least these various reasons. Local contractors know our Coastal/State building codes, who know the windstorm regulations and who work with and have access to resources close by. Supporting local business allows our community the opportunity to thrive.

Download the form and send it back to us via email or USPS by clicking the “Downloadable PDF” button below, or simply fill out our form online here.

**UPDATED**Construction Storm water Permit Contact Information

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Harvey Relief Efforts: Contractors in the Community


FOR A CONTRACTOR YOU CAN COUNT ON… Here is a list of current AGC Member Companies

Local and Incoming Contractors must register with City Building Departments!!!!

City of Aransas Pass

City of Beeville

City of Corpus Christi

City of Ingleside

City of Port Aransas

City of Portland

City of Victoria

AGC Charities, Inc


AGC Charities, Inc. supports individuals in need throughout communities across the United States by providing disaster assistance to individuals that have been impacted by a natural or man-made disaster and also provides special assistance to construction craft workers or other construction professionals who fall victim to natural or other catastrophes.
The Charity will grant Special Assistance directly to one or a few individuals only if those individuals or their families have suffered economic or personal hardship in the course of employment in the construction industry or in the process of providing other service to it.

Please consider supporting AGC Charities as we help members of our AGC family whose lives have been disrupted by this historic storm.  You can make your financial contribution today by clicking the “Donate Today” button. On the Your Message page indicate “Hurricane Harvey Relief”.  Thank you in advance for your help and support.

Donate Today

AGC Charities Inc. begin accepting contributions from member firms and AGC chapters from across the country to help members of the AGC of America family whose lives have been disrupted by Hurricane Harvey. Their intention is to provide equal-sized grants to employees of AGC member firms and AGC chapter staff to offset some of the costs incurred by having their primary residence damaged or destroyed by the storm.

Over the coming weeks AGC Charities, Inc. plan to work with all of our AGC Members and their employees who had their primary residence severely damaged or destroyed by the Hurricane and subsequent flooding.

Below is a description of the criteria for deciding who qualifies for assistance and a form applicants will need to complete and e-mailed to Amy Lee, Executive Director at alee@southtexasagc.org.

We expect to be able to begin awarding these Hurricane Harvey grants by the end of the year.

Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund EligibilityHurricane Harvey Relief Application

If you or anyone you know has provided FREE assistance

If you or anyone you know has provided FREE assistance to our area, such as volunteer clean-up, food, equipment or materials, in-kind donations, etc.  Please mail or deliver this information to the Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce, 319 Broadway, Rockport, TX  78382.  They are compiling this information for the local government entities to share with FEMA.  Upon receipt, FEMA will put a monetary figure against the assistance/donation and apply it towards our share of the cost of recovery efforts. 

Additional Hurricane Harvey Resource Links


WHO DO I CALL ABOUT??… Check out this list of resources for all of your needs!

Operation Blessing Disaster Relief Volunteer Registration forms

FEMA 

City of Corpus Christi 

City of Rockport

Texas Windstorm Insurance Association

AEP and Power Outages

Rockport Fulton Chamber of Commerce

Texas Department of Insurance Post-Disaster Tips

Making repairs after the storm

https://www.disasterassistance.gov/

Create your own Emergency Response Plan

TMC Construction Site Hurricane Preparation Checklist

The Comptroller’s office has compiled information for taxpayers affected by the storm, including details on:

• how to request an extension of filing tax returns;
• the temporary waiver of state and local hotel tax for disaster victims and relief workers; and
• certain sales tax exemptions available as a result of a declared natural disaster.

For more information, please visit our Declared Natural Disasters and Emergencies Tax Help webpage.

Extensions

Franchise Tax
For the 2017 franchise tax reports with valid extensions to Nov. 15, the Comptroller’s office is granting an automatic extension to Jan. 5, 2018, to businesses located in the federally declared disaster area in Texas. Businesses located in these counties do not need to request an extension for their franchise tax reports.

Service providers who file franchise tax reports on behalf of other taxpayers can request a franchise tax extension if the provider is affected by Hurricane Harvey and is located in the federally declared disaster area in Texas. See How to Request an Extension below.

Sales Tax
The Comptroller’s office is granting businesses located in the federally declared disaster area in Texas that are not required to report (file) electronically an automatic 30-day extension to complete the following sales and use tax reports:

• August monthly reports due Sept. 20
• Quarterly reports due Oct. 20

Taxpayers are not required to report electronically if they paid less than $50,000 in sales and use tax in the preceding state fiscal year (Sept. 1 to Aug. 31). Taxpayers located in the federally declared disaster area in Texas who are not required but choose to report electronically will also receive the automatic extension.

Taxpayers required to electronically report sales and use tax and taxpayers reporting other tax types may request a 30-day extension of time to file if located in the federally declared disaster area in Texas. Taxpayers affected by Hurricane Harvey or Hurricane Irma located in disaster areas outside of Texas may also request a 30-day extension of time to file.

How to Request an Extension
An affected business must request the extension either by calling the Comptroller’s Taxpayer Services line at 800-252-5555 or emailing ExtensionRequests@cpa.texas.gov and provide the following information:

• taxpayer name
• taxpayer number
• name of person making request
• email or phone contact information of person making request
• tax type(s) for which extension is requested
• affected filing period

Extension requests due to disasters are handled on a case-by-case basis. The taxpayer will be notified when an extension request is granted

Hurricane Harvey Donation Wishlist


The AGC South Texas Office will be collecting donation items to bring to those in need

If you or your business can offer additional services please let us know so we can share with our members and community.

Generators
Air compressors
Tire repair kits
Fix-a-Flat
Square shovels
Batteries

Water and ice
Gas cans and gas
Fuel tanks
Auto zone air compressor
Power strips
Tarps

Cineplex nails
Hammers
Battery operated drill and screwdriver
Phone and car chargers for iPhone and Android
Flashlights

Quick Resources for Contractors


OSHA’s New Silica Standard – Power Point Presentation from RSS on August 23rd

Template for a written silica safety program for a contractor

Remember deadline is Saturday, September 23, 2017

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The Associated General Contractors of America

OSHA – Occupational Safety & Health Administration

AGC Texas Building Branch

AGC CompGroup

Constructor Magazine

City of Corpus Christi

Frequently Used City Documents for Commercial Contracting

Memorandum 2015  IECC Commercial Pre/Post Submittal Requirements

Commercial Building Permit Application

Energy Code Compliance

General Contractor Registration Form

Submittal Checklist

Taps Application

Water Tap & Meter Sizing