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December 8, 2008

In order for Horizon Engineering to be more accessible and better serve our clients, we have moved to a more convenient location. We’re still in Quakertown, but now we’re located just off the Quakertown Interchange of the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Our new mailing address is 2100 Quaker Pointe Drive, Quakertown, PA 18951. We look forward to continuing our same responsive, professional service to you in the upcoming year from our new location.

August 18, 2008

Horizon Engineering congratulates Barry Lindsley for earning licensure as a Registered Landscape Architect in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Mr. Lindsley has served as a designer and project manager with the firm’s Private Engineering Unit since April of 2006.

June 30, 2008

Horizon Engineering is proud to announce that the firm has been certified by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry as a Third Party Agency to Act as a Construction Code Official. As a certified agency Horizon can provide code services under contract with opt-in municipalities and to owners of residential construction projects in any municipality that has opted not to enforce the Uniform Construction Code (UCC). Certification as a Construction Code Official distinguishes Horizon Engineering as a leading full service municipal engineering firm.

June 06, 2008

In May 2008, Horizon Engineering was appointed the Code Enforcement and Zoning Officer for Birdsboro Borough, Berks County. Horizon provides representation for the Borough to ensure day-to-day code support, citizen complaints, community safety, and construction inspection are all addressed in a timely and economically responsible manner. Horizon is also assisting by reviewing the Borough’s codes and ordinances to eliminate conflicting language resulting from prior stand-alone ordinance revisions.

March 17, 2008

Horizon Engineering’s Director of Surveying, Robert Miller, PLS, recently attended the 2008 American Congress on Surveying & Mapping (ACSM) Annual Conference in Spokane, Washington. The conference is presented by four member organization of ACSM: American Association for Geodetic Surveying (AAGS), Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS), Geographic and Land Information Society (GLIS), and National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS). These groups and their related subcommittees held meetings throughout the length of the conference. Concurrently, technical sessions and Continuing Education workshops were offered for members and non-members alike. Additionally, over 60 exhibitors were given opportunity to sell and demonstrate their products in the Exhibition Hall.

The conference spanned six days, offering participants a variety of workshops and technical sessions aimed at sharing the latest advancements in the fields of surveying and mapping, and allowing attendees an opportunity to interact with colleagues from around the nation. As the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) Governor of Pennsylvania, Mr. Miller also had legislative responsibilities over the duration of the conference, including attendance at the Joint Government Affairs Council, The NSPS Standards Commission, the NSPS Private Practice Commission, the NSPS Foundation, Inc., the Great Lakes Regional Council meeting, and the Board of Governors meeting.