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Vol. 83, No. 4
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Technical Committee News
APWA hires new Executive Director
Speak words that empower you
APWA turns a new page in its distinguished history
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Imagination to Innovation
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Leadership by Discipline
International Idea Exchange
Sustainable park renovations bring nature to a neighborhood
The Energy Revolution
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PRESIDENT‘S MESSAGE How did we get here and where do we go from here? Brian R. Usher, PWLF APWA President
ave you ever found yourself driving and wondered how you arrived at a particular location? More importantly did you ask yourself, “Where do I go from here?” If so, you are not alone. These are two very similar questions that public works officials across the nation as well as other countries are asking as well.
Is the answer to the question of how did we get here becoming clearer? If not, it should be. New infrastructure is constructed every single day with no long-term plan focused on maintaining the asset over the next 30 years. This same scenario is occurring across our nation every single day with all aspects of infrastructure.
Let’s start with the first question, “How did we get here?” Citizens get excited to see new infrastructure being constructed within their communities. Politicians like to reflect back over their term(s) in office and point out the new facility, the community pool or brand new neighborhood park that was constructed while in office. New things create excitement, as they should. Take, for instance, a new residential development is being planned for the northern portion of a city that doesn’t have a public park. Not a problem. The developer has agreed to construct a small park and give it to the City as part of the overall development plan. It’s a win-win situation in the eyes of many. With all the excitement over this new neighborhood amenity, nobody stops and asks the question of how the City will maintain this public space moving forward. Some might think that it’s such a small space, the existing staff can handle the upkeep and tend to any maintenance needs/costs. Others will say the park is new and there won’t be any maintenance costs for years down the road. A similar mindset is taken with the construction of a new facility planned to house several departments.
The next question then tends to be, “Where do we go from here?” This question is the more difficult of the two to answer. It’s no secret that every town, city, county, and state across North America is facing the same issue. There is not sufficient funding to repair/replace the amount of failing infrastructure. Organizations have to take a multi-pronged approach to get on the right path. First and foremost, when new infrastructure is constructed and brought online, a long-term maintenance plan with identified funding for maintenance should be developed in conjunction with the construction of the infrastructure. Obviously this will not correct the lack of funding for existing infrastructure, but it will certainly prevent the problem from worsening in the years to come. What’s the point in having new infrastructure if you can’t afford to maintain it once constructed?
Has your organization completed an inventory of assets which includes with it the current condition of the asset and what repairs/replacements need to be made in the upcoming years? If not, how do you know how much
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of their communities the current state of their infrastructure and the amount of funding required for maintaining it. This task is impossible to complete without the detailed knowledge of your assets. Public works departments are competing with fire and police for funding needs year in and year out. With each tragic incident that takes place, this becomes increasingly more difficult as more attention is given to public safety. We as public works officials have to become better at telling our story to get the attention of the decision makers. The
funding is required to maintain the infrastructure? The answer is, you don’t if you don’t have this information. APWA appointed members to an Asset Management Task Force that will be looking to develop steps for organizations to take in getting started with asset management. Some individuals or organizations may feel that they can’t afford to take on the task of asset management, yet in reality they can’t afford not to. Public works officials have to effectively communicate to the governing bodies
challenge that we have is identifying a sustainable funding source to make the necessary improvements. There is no magic wand to waive to solve this problem. It is going to take collaboration and willingness of us all to step outside the box we tend to place ourselves in and think creatively to move our organizations and communities forward. Will it be easy? No, it will not. However, I’m confident that the hard-working and dedicated professionals of this association can collectively work together to get us back on the right path.
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BOARD OF DIRECTORS PRESIDENT Brian R. Usher, PWLF Director of Public Works City of Largo, FL
DIRECTOR, REGION IV Tommy J. Brown, PWLF Superintendent of Fleet Services City of La Grange, GA
PRESIDENT-ELECT Ronald J. Calkins, P.E., PWLF Director of Public Works (retired) City of Ventura, CA
DIRECTOR, REGION V Richard T. Berning, P.E. Retired Springfield, IL
PAST PRESIDENT Larry Stevens, P.E., PWLF Project Director HR Green, Inc. Johnston, IA
DIRECTOR, REGION VI Chuck Williams, PWLF Municipal Services Director City of Lenexa, KS
DIRECTOR, REGION I Richard F. (Rick) Stinson, PWLF Director of Public Works Town of Wakefield, MA DIRECTOR, REGION II Harry L. Weed, II, PWLF Superintendent of Public Works Village of Rockville Centre, NY DIRECTOR, REGION III William “Bo” Mills, PWLF Director of Public Services City of Germantown, TN
DIRECTOR, REGION VII Maher Hazine, P.E., PWLF Vice President W.C. Scoutten Inc. Goodyear, AZ DIRECTOR, REGION VIII Shahnawaz Ahmad, P.E. President SA Associates Arcadia, CA DIRECTOR, REGION IX Jill M. Marilley, P.E., MPA, PWLF Senior Project Manager HDR, Inc. Shoreline, WA
ADVISORY COUNCIL DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE, ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY David L. Lawry, P.E. Director of Engineering and Public Works Village of Schaumburg, IL DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE, ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT William E. (Bill) Spearman, III, P.E. Retired Saluda, SC DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE, FLEET & FACILITIES MANAGEMENT Mary Joyce Ivers, CPFP, PWLF Fleet and Facilities Manager City of Ventura, CA
(Past APWA Presidents) Robert Albee Roger K. Brown Nick W. Diakiw Jerry M. Fay Bob Freudenthal Larry W. Frevert Edward A. Gottko Ken Haag Dwayne Kalynchuk Larry T. Koehle Diane Linderman Martin J. Manning James J. McDonough
Interim Executive Director Larry W. Frevert
Robert Miller Judith M. Mueller Ronald L. Norris Richard L. Ridings John J. Roark Larry Stevens Harold E. Smith June Rosentreter Spence Noel C. Thompson Elizabeth Treadway Tom Trice William A. Verkest Win Westfall Carl D. Wills
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WASHINGTON INSIGHT National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization Tracy Okoroike Government Affairs Associate American Public Works Association Washington, D.C.
authorization of NFIP will influence how public works professionals can best mitigate flood disasters and access federal resources to help communities
hen Congress passed the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) was established. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is responsible for administering the program. NFIP provides flood insurance to policy holders throughout the country. Property owners can purchase flood insurance through the NFIP, but only if their communities participate in the program. In order for communities to be eligible for the NFIP, they must agree to federally mandated floodplain management ordinances to mitigate flood risks. FEMA uses a flood mapping program called the Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning or RISK MAP to set insurance rates and mitigation requirements. FEMA uses data from historical floods, river flow, existing flood mitigation structures, rainfall, and topographical surveys to assess flood risk and then shares this data with participating communities. NFIP has been reformed and reauthorized several times since 1968 to provide communities with better flood protection and to ensure the program remains financially viable. The latest authorization of NFIP, the Biggert Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, will expire on September 30, 2017, and Congress is beginning to explore options for reauthorization and reform. Congress has recently held hearings to address the future of NFIP. One sticking
point in NFIP reauthorization will be special flood hazard areas designated in flood maps. Special flood hazard areas are defined as an area of land that would be inundated by a flood having a one percent chance of occurring in any given year. This is also known as a 100year flood. Some communities have disputed the designation saying that some special flood hazard areas don’t take into account all flood mitigation structures in order to accurately reflect insurance rates. Another issue is the growing role of private insurance companies in providing flood insurance and their ability to shift some of the burden of post-flood disaster recovery away from the federal government. Public works professionals play an important role in disaster mitigation and recovery. In many communities, public works departments serve as the link between FEMA and local homeowners, providing them with flood zone determination information. After disasters, public works professionals are responsible for restoring access to roads, bridges, and water supply. The next authorization of NFIP will influence how public works professionals can best mitigate flood disasters and access federal resources to help communities recover. APWA will continue to monitor developments on NFIP and make certain APWA membership is fully informed. Tracy Okoroike can be reached at (202) 218-6702 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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TECHNICAL COMMITTEE NEWS APWA committees gather to “connect for action” Phyllis Muder Professional Development Program Manager American Public Works Association Kansas City, Missouri
ore than 250 APWA leaders converged in an unusually warm Kansas City in the middle of February to meet, network and collaborate on how to move APWA forward in 2016. Nine Technical Committees are tasked with keeping a pulse on the facets of the public works industry. These include Facilities and Grounds, Solid Waste Management, Transportation, Fleet Services, Water Resources Management, Engineering and Technology, Utilities and Public Right-of-Way, Emergency Management, and Leadership and Management. All nine Technical Committees held their business meetings on either Wednesday, February 17 or Friday, February 19. Since “Connecting for Action” was the theme of this year’s combined Spring Technical Committee meeting, many of APWA’s standing committees met with the groups. The Government Affairs liaison, Andrea Eales, and Chairperson Lisa Rapp worked with each committee on their profession’s position statements and the advocacy options available for their chapters. If you are interested in the APWA position statements, please refer to the Policy section of the Government Affairs page on the APWA Website: http://www.apwa.net/be_involved/ Issues-and-Policies. The Center for Sustainability met with the Technical Committees and highlighted their new brand and webpages. Last year, the Center worked with each of the Technical Committees to compile a document titled “Sustainable Practices in Public
Works.” This is also available on the APWA website under the Center for Sustainability tab: http://www.apwa. net/DR/index.asp?ID=4640. Small Cities/Rural Communities also met with the committees and continued their commitment to having a representative for each of the committees. Many of the key issues that the committees address hit the small agencies the hardest. The work to continue to support these smaller entities is critical to the success of public works across the continent. The Professional Development Committee, which is charged with oversight of all educational offerings at APWA, also met during the week. Discussions centered on the DCS credentialing options, the ways chapters can increase participation and develop Institutes, and on other training needs for APWA members. Tying the work of the Technical Committees together with the work of the chapters was a key initiative for the combined spring meeting. The Council of Chapters meetings were held concurrently with the Technical Committees to capitalize on opportunities for the chapter leadership and committee leadership to interact. The groups were pulled together for a presentation on the new APWA Connect/infoNOW functionality and to brainstorm as a group on how to “Change the Conversation about Public Works.” Most networking, however, was done at the dinner event at the Gallery over barbeque and a trivia contest.
The Facilities and Grounds Committee is proud of the articles you will find contained in this edition of the APWA Reporter. This year’s hard-working committee consists of: • Committee Chair: Jeffery P. Brown, P.E., Engineering & Infrastructure Director for Cumberland County, Fayetteville, North Carolina • Brian Carthan, Park Services Manager for the City of Oakland, California • Shonté Eldridge, Chief Special Projects for the City of Baltimore, Maryland • Gary Rank, Facilities Manager for the City of West Des Moines, Iowa • Joseph Sisler, Chief of Engineering/ Facility Maintenance for the County of York, Yorktown, Virginia • Mark Whitfield, PLS, Director of Public Works for the Borough of State College, Pennsylvania • Board Liaison: Mary Joyce Ivers, CPFP, PWLF, Fleet and Facilities Manager for the City of Ventura, California • Staff Liaison: Phyllis Muder, Professional Development Program Manager, American Public Works Association, Kansas City, Missouri In addition to the articles in this edition of the magazine, the committee also sponsored sessions at last year’s Congress in Phoenix and the November Click, Listen & Learn titled “The Urban Forestry Role in Community Resilience.” If you missed this informative session, you can still
access it in the Members’ Library. Just go to the Members Only section of the APWA website and type in the title in the search field. The committee is excited with the breadth of sessions available for facilities and grounds professionals at this year’s new Public Works Expo (PWX) in Minneapolis. There will be sessions dedicated to facilities management practices such as asset management, solar collaboration and the commissioning process. Grounds professionals will be pleased with the sessions on strategies for the urban forest, how to utilize
goats for weed control and dealing with homelessness in our parks. The committee will also have a Facilities and Grounds Open Forum on Sunday at the start of the conference. This session will address current issues in the field as well as provide an opportunity for F&G professionals to network and get to know each other. We look forward to seeing you in Minneapolis!
present content at conferences and submit articles. If you are interested in becoming more involved, please visit the new Facilities and Grounds infoNOW site and sign up. The committee is looking at developing a new training program for new facilities managers so if you would like to be involved, just drop us a line at http:// infonow.apwa.net/welcome.htm. We look forward to working with you.
The committee is always looking for individuals that would like to contribute to their knowledge base,
Phyllis Muder can be reached at (816) 595-5211 or email@example.com
APWA hires new Executive Director Scott D. Grayson was recently named by the American Public Works Association and the Canadian Public Works Association as the new Executive Director. Unanimously selected by the Board of Directors, Grayson will lead the organization and reports to the APWA Board, as well as over 29,000 members across North America. Grayson will take over the helm on April 14, 2016 from Interim Executive Director, Larry W. Frevert, P.E., PWLF. Grayson has been serving as the Associate Managing Director for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE) located in Washington, D.C. He has been responsible for programs related to employment, career and professional development, licensing and Scott Grayson accreditation, and has provided support for the IEEE-USA Board of Directors. Grayson has worked in the areas of communications, public relations, chapter relations, membership development, engineering licensure, conference management, fundraising, research, and most recently has been working with student and young professional member engagement. He has been with IEEE-USA since 1990 and has been responsible for grassroots, state and federal legislative programs including being a staff liaison to numerous scientific engineering and legal organizations to build coalitions. Grayson also has served as a city council member for the City of Golden Valley, Minn., and Chair of the Golden Valley Housing and Redevelopment Authority where he gained experience working collaboratively with public works employees to improve the quality of life for their community. Grayson has been involved in many public works projects that include clean water management, development and implementation of a sidewalk installation plan to connect the city, pavement management, and watershed management. Grayson holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science from the University of Wisconsin and a master’s in Latin American & Caribbean Studies, specializing in international politics and economic development from New York University. He is also active in the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), Association for Talent Development (ATD) and the Council for Engineering and Scientific Society Executives (CESSE). Grayson is married to Debra Orbuch Grayson, a licensed marriage and family therapist, and has three adult children. A full “Meet the new Executive Director” interview will appear in the May issue of the APWA Reporter. www.apwa.net
jOin uS in hartfOrd! 2016 APWA North American Snow Conference The Premier Event in Snow & Ice Management
May 22-25, 2016 | Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, CT
SUNDAY, MAY 22
MONDAY, MAY 23
4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Exhibit Hours
9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Exhibit Hours
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Winter Maintenance Supervisor Certificate Workshop
8 – 9:30 a.m. General Session Talk Show: Changing the Conversation
1 – 2 p.m. Education Sessions “Not all roads are paved …” Winter Maintenance of Gravel and Surface Treated Roads Best Practices for the Storage of Salt, Sand and Liquid Deicing Agents Winter Weather Operations Planning: Improving Your Snow and Ice Control Program
9:30 – 11 a.m. Non-compete Exhibit Time Coffee Break on the Exhibit Floor
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Education Sessions A Tale of Two Buildings Web-based GIS for Municipal Snow Operations Winter Maintenance Assessment Tool: An Innovative Way to Manage Salt Use 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Education Sessions Innovative Approaches to Brine Managing Change Alaska Style: Climate and Budget New Technology Trends for Winter Maintenance 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Exhibit Opening and Welcome Reception on the Exhibit Floor
9:40 – 10:25 a.m. Exhibitor Solutions Theater 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Exhibitor Solutions Theater 11 a.m. – 12 noon Education Sessions “Change” — It Doesn’t Have To Be a Four-Letter Word! AVL 101: Crash Course In Automated Vehicle Location Systems Challenges of Winter Weather Forecasting Along the East Coast How Two Towns Survived and Recovered from a Devastating Winter Storm Snow & Ice Control Workshop — 15 Years and Counting 12 noon – 2 p.m. Non-compete Exhibit Time Lunch on the Exhibit Floor 12:50 – 1:35 p.m. Exhibitor Solutions Theater 2 – 2:50 p.m. Education Sessions A Year in the Life of a Protected Bike Lane Make Your Community a Member of Your Team
APWA and the APWA New England Chapter invite you to join us in the great Northeast for the 2016 North American Snow Conference in Hartford, CT, May 22-25, 2016. More than 2,000 snowfighters and other public works professionals are expected to attend what we are anticipating will be the biggest Snow Conference ever! This year’s Show for Snow has it all — from expert-led snow and ice education sessions to an exhibit floor full of excited vendors who can’t wait to show off the latest technologies and solutions your community’s been looking for! Don’t wait another minute, make plans today to join us in Hartford 2016 Snow Conference! RWIS Automated Advisory System Snow and Ice Control — Equipment and Techniques The Automation of Snow Operations Paperwork with Web-Based Tools
8:50 – 10:10 a.m. Non-compete Exhibit Time Coffee Break on the Exhibit Floor
2:30 – 3:15 p.m. Exhibitor Solutions Theater
9:45 a.m. Prize Drawings on the Exhibit Floor
2:50 – 3:30 p.m. Non-compete Exhibit Time Refreshment Break on the Exhibit Floor
9:50 – 10:35 a.m. Exhibitor Solutions Theater
3:15 p.m. Prize Drawings on the Exhibit Floor 3:30 – 5 p.m. Education Sessions Aligning Performance with Increasing Expectations Liquids in Snow and Ice Control? What, When, Why and How Snow Storm Management...Real Life/ Real Time The Top Ten Issues in Winter Maintenance — Third Time’s a Charm!
TUESDAY, MAY 24 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Exhibit Hours 8 – 8:50 a.m. Education Sessions Dalton Highway Flood(s) Emergency Response How to Convince Stakeholders to Implement New Winter Maintenance Practices The Season of Zero Visabilty — the Winter of 2014-2015 Use of Equipment Lighting During Snow Plow Operations
9 – 9:45 a.m. Exhibitor Solutions Theater
10:10 – 11 a.m. Education Sessions Change — Challenges when Implementing New Ideas for Winter Maintenance Getting Your Message Out: Developing a Winter Maintenance Communication Plan Let’s Talk Road Weather! We May Be Small but We are Mighty! Winter Highway Maintenance: Balancing Concerns and Safety 10:40 – 11:25 a.m. Exhibitor Solutions Theater 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Non-compete Exhibit Time Lunch on the Exhibit Floor
1 – 3:15 p.m. 2015 New England Winter Storm Stories — Lessons for All 1. Emergency Management Planning Averts Crisis 2. Public Works Staff Respond to Emergency at Hand 3. Facebook is an Opportunity to Communicate the Latest 4. Winter 2015 Sets Records 2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Education Sessions No Longer the ‘Silent Server’; Let’s Shout Our Important Story Overcoming Budget Woe’s The Good, The Bad, The Ugly In Snow & Ice Control 3:30 – 5 p.m. Closing General Session: Keynote Speaker —Steve Rizzo Get your SHIFT Together 6 – 9 p.m. Snow Celebration Connecticut Science Center
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Exhibitor Solutions Theater
WEDNESDAY, MAY 25
1 – 2 p.m. Education Sessions Direct Liquid Application (DLA): During & After The Storm Updating Operational Plans for New Technologies and Policies Use of a Winter Severity Index to Assess the Performance of Road Salt Efficiency Utilizing Technology to Achieve Results
8 a.m. – 12 noon Technical Tour: State and Municipal Emergency Winter Operations
Speak words that empower you A common sense attitude adjustment strategy Steve Rizzo Author, Get Your SHIFT Together Keynote Speaker, Closing General Session 2016 APWA North American Snow Conference Editor’s Note: Steve Rizzo is the Closing General Session Keynote Speaker at APWA’s North American Snow Conference in Hartford, Connecticut. His presentation is entitled “Get Your SHIFT Together” and takes place on Tuesday, May 24, at 3:30 p.m. For more information on the upcoming Snow Conference, see pages 8-9 or visit www.apwa.net/snow.
s an Attitude Adjuster by profession, I am often asked, “What is the most valuable lesson you learned about success and happiness?” Without hesitation, my response is always, “Never use your words to describe a challenging situation. Rather, use your words to change your perspective on a challenging situation.”
whomever will stand still long enough to regret doing so about how you can’t get a fair shake, you will always feel miserable. Ever hear anyone say, “Misery loves company?” Being miserable doesn’t exactly attract good things to you. Get it? If you want to change your life for the better, start by consciously changing what you think—and what you say.
We need to be especially careful about the words we speak out loud when things aren’t going the way we want. Yes, it’s true that what you think is what you get, but what you say out loud in the midst of troubling times has even a greater impact. Although it may be possible to convince yourself that you’re trying to stay positive when the situation calls for some good oldfashioned angst, but what you say out loud during those times could very well make the difference in how long you remain in that situation and how deeply you are affected.
Awareness is the first step in stifling this voice and turning a compulsively negative mindset around. Once you recognize the dismal reality these thoughts and words are creating for yourself, you can step back, observe the direction you are going in, and take action against them. You do this by counterattacking with empowering thoughts and words that will instill hope, faith, confidence, courage and determination.
The words you speak amplify your feelings and trigger mental images, which in turn will lead to the actions that you take; and the actions that you take will lead to the outcome. In other words, my friend—if what you think is what you get, then what you say is what you ask for.
“Hey, I know you’re there and I know what you’re trying to do. But it won’t work! Because I’m in control here! I get
If you’re always thinking about how badly life is treating you, and telling 10
Whatever it is that is bringing you down, acknowledge the fear it represents and immediately go on the offensive and bombard those fears with emotionally charged words. And if you’re worried about someone catching you talking to yourself and thinking you’re crazy, just hop in your car or take a walk and give that voice in your head a piece of your mind!
to choose what thoughts flow through my mind! I get to choose the words that are coming out of my mouth! But most of all, I have a force (God, or whatever you choose to believe) that is bigger than anything you can throw at me! So go ahead! Hit me with your best shot! One thing is certain: I will prevail!” Whether coming from a positive or negative place, your words inevitably affect your attitude, and thus your situation. Always remember, the moment you open your mouth to say something you start the process of creation in motion. The choice is yours, my friend. For more information about comedian and motivational speaker Steve Rizzo, please visit www.steverizzo.com.
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APWA turns a new page in its distinguished history Larry Lux President Lux Advisors, Ltd, Plainfield, Illinois Historian, APWA Chicago Metro Chapter
he year 2016 promises to be one of many exciting changes at APWA. We will have a new Executive Director; we will experience the first “PWX”; we will install our first second-generation President, Ron Calkins (Ron’s father, Myron, was APWA President in 1970); and finally, by the end of February, APWA will have moved to a new headquarters location in downtown Kansas City. This is probably a good time to look back at the storied history of the various headquarters locations since the association was originally formed. The following article has been compiled primarily from previously published historical documents and will attempt to summarize the history of APWA through its various “homes.” A significant portion of this article will concentrate on the formative years of APWA and the background of the origins of the Merriam Center in Chicago, the first true home of APWA.
The Early Years As many members know, the predecessor organizations to APWA started back in the 1890s. This originated with the formation of ASMI (the American Society for Municipal Improvements), the very first organization for municipal public works officials. The impetus behind the formation of ASMI was the impact of the “White City” at the World’s Columbian Exposition held in Chicago in 1893. Millions of people from around the world visited to see what a modern city could be. The 12
“White City” had the most modern public infrastructure of any city in the world. The Columbian Exposition also hosted the International Congress of Municipal Engineers to widely share the technical information learned from the Exposition. This single meeting directly led to the formation of ASMI, the first direct predecessor to APWA.1 The first meeting of ASMI was held on September 18, 1894 in Buffalo, New York. Staffing for ASMI was mostly on a volunteer basis but with no real place to call “home.” Also, in 1894 representatives from business, government and various professional organizations gathered in Philadelphia for the first annual Conference for Good Government. As a result of this meeting, the National Municipal League was formed.2 From these roots, between 1894 and 1920, virtually all major cities in the U.S. built extensive systems of sewers, paved streets, water supplies, gas, electric and other utilities.
The Formative Years By 1930 ASMI had changed its name to the American Society of Municipal Engineering (ASME). At this time they hired a part-time Secretary who also served the Engineers Club of St. Louis. I guess you could call this the first home of our organization. In 1935 ASME asked Donald C. Stone to become its Executive Director.3 In 1919 another organization was formed: the International Association www.apwa.net
of Street and Sanitation Officials. In 1925, the name was changed to the International Association of Public Works Officials (IAPWO) which was headquartered in Chicago. IAPWO was heavily supported by Elgin Sweeper Company and the City of Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation. By the mid-1930s it became increasingly evident to public works engineers and administrators that the design, construction, operation, maintenance and management of public works were inseparable.4 At the behest of Donald C. Stone (for whom APWA’s Donald C. Stone Center is named), who at the time was serving as the Executive Director of the Public Administration Service (PAS), in 1935, ASME and IAPWO agreed to establish a joint secretariat and requested that Stone act as its organizing Executive Director. He agreed to contribute his services on the condition that the two organizations agree to formally merge. This merger occurred in 1937 when they joined forces to become the American Public Works Association (APWA).5 The very first full-time APWA Executive Director was Frank Herring. Beginning with Donald C. Stone, in the early days a critical person to the growth and success of APWA was a lady named Olga Vydra who served as office manager and all around go-to person. She ultimately served the first three Executives (four, if you count Stone). In 1946, Donald Herrick was named as the new Executive and served until
1958. Robert D. Bugher was hired as Mr. Herrick’s assistant in 1953 and became APWA’s third Executive Director in 1958—a position held for 31 years, until his retirement in 1989.
1313 Enter Charles E. Merriam,6 a distinguished professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago, and Louis Brownlow,7 a veteran author, political scientist and consultant in the area of public administration. Together, they conceived the idea that there should be a building specifically dedicated to public administration at the local level somewhere away from the political influences of Washington, D.C. They along with several others secured a $1 million grant from the Spelman Fund specifically to construct a new building dedicated to public administration on the campus of the
University of Chicago. This building was located at 1313 E. 60th Street. For the first decade, APWA was also funded by a grant from the Spelman Fund to support staff salaries and general administration.8 Thus, 1313 became the first “real” home of APWA (see photos on page 16). The new building was named the “Public Administration Building” and later, in 1979 the building was renamed in honor of Merriam, becoming the Charles E. Merriam Center.9 However, most people simply referred to the building as “1313.” In addition to APWA, the building was home to many public administration organizations: the International City Management Association; the American Planning Association; the Council of State Governments; the Municipal Finance Officers Association; the Government www.apwa.net
Welfare Association; the National Association of Housing Officials; the Public Administration Clearing House; the Public Administration Service and a Joint Reference Library— virtually a “one-stop shop” for local government services.5 Merriam and his colleagues explicitly wanted the building to serve as headquarters of so many organizations so as to be closer to local government and to extricate the organization from the political influences of Washington, D.C. In a very unusual move, even for the times, all of these organizations were provided their facilities rent free. Over the years, an entire generation of public works and local administrators looked to “1313” for information, guidance and leadership.10
By the late 1980s the Merriam Center, despite an addition to the facilities, was outgrown and was in dire need of many updates and renovations. By this time most of the other organizations had relocated to other cities, mostly to Washington, D.C. The University badly wanted to repurpose 1313, which would require at least a temporary relocation of the APWA offices. Later following the rehabilitation and repurposing of the 1313 facility, it became known as Chapin Hall;11 however, it is still serving the public need.
upgrade the facilities to meet historic preservation, structural, building code, parking and ADA requirements proved to be costly beyond the available resources, despite a valiant effort to garner support from the various APWA chapters. Despite the promise of a large grant from the State of Missouri to help with the move, the grant never materialized. The acquisition of Thayer Place along with the failure of the grant to materialize and the cost of the move created a severe financial situation for APWA.
Relocating to Kansas City By this time Bob Bugher had retired and Richard Sullivan, who had been the head of the APWA Research Foundation, was named Executive Director. As a result of the University’s desire to rehabilitate the building, in the early 1990s, Sullivan and the Board of Directors decided to conduct a nationwide study to possibly relocate the APWA offices. After considering a number of possible sites, at the conclusion of the study, in a somewhat controversial decision, the Board voted to relocate the APWA headquarters to Kansas City, Missouri. This decision was made during a period of economic recession.12 A building of sufficient size and location was found at 800-820 Broadway in Kansas City. The building was known as “Thayer Place,” a historic Kansas City building that was constructed between 1883 and 1890 (see photo on page 16). APWA purchased the building(s) (actually three separate structures) with intentions to upgrade and remodel to serve the needs of the association for the foreseeable future. The building had been vacant for six years. Ultimately, the decision to purchase this building proved unwise as further inspection and evaluation to 14
Until a permanent solution could be found, the first office space APWA leased was located in the business district at 106 West 11th Street (see photo on page 16). The building is currently called the Mark Twain Tower, a 22-story building built in 1915. The move occurred around February of 1992. After a couple of years, poor parking and cramped spaces, along with building a new staff and limited resources forced the association to look for more suitable office space. Upon Sullivan’s retirement in 1993, APWA hired William Bertera as the next Executive Director. Bertera was faced with overwhelming organizational problems as well as dire financial conditions. APWA was near bankruptcy. Bertera set about building a virtually new staff and a complete reorganization of the APWA management and administrative structure. The Board of Directors determined that he could be housed in the Washington, D.C offices in order to establish a closer relationship with the political structure and hopefully secure funding assistance. The Kansas City day-to-day operations office was led by Kaye Sullivan.
2345 Grand Boulevard Once the initial financial crisis was addressed (somewhere around 1995), the association relocated to the most recent location, 2345 Grand Boulevard in the heart of the Crown Center district (nationally known as the headquarters of Hallmark greeting cards) near Union Station (see photo on page 17). The building, originally known as the IBM Plaza, is a skyscraper that was designed by worldrenowned architect Mies van der Rohe, and opened in 1977.13 Eventually, Thayer Place was sold and APWA was in a stable financial condition and location for the next 20 years or so. Actually, APWA occupied two different spaces within the building on Grand Boulevard, first on the fifth floor, and then on the seventh floor. In 1999, Bertera moved on to explore another opportunity and was replaced by Peter King, APWA’s sixth Executive Director. King continued to keep the Washington office as his primary location, with Kaye Sullivan handling the day-to-day operation in Kansas City. In mid-2015, King resigned to take another position. At nearly the same time, a decision was made to again relocate the Kansas City offices. The new offices are located at One Kansas City Place, 1200 Main Street.14
One Kansas City Place One Kansas City Place, at 42 stories, is the tallest building in Missouri, the most recognizable structure in Kansas City and is located in downtown Kansas City (see photo on page 17). It was originally intended to be a part of a much larger development; however, this project was never completed. The building was completed in 1988. This will be APWA’s “home” for at least the next 10 years. Over the years, APWA has also maintained offices in Washington,
D. C., but that is a story for another time. By the time you read this the move to One Kansas City Place will already have occurred and the staff will be enjoying their new digs. Larry Lux is a former member of the APWA Board of Directors, a 50-year member of APWA, and the historian for the APWA Chicago Metro Chapter. He can be reached at (815) 886-6909 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Sources: 1, 2 APWA Reporter, December 1993/ January 1994, Dr. Howard Rosen, University of Wisconsin 3 APWA Reporter, April, 1994, Dr. Michael Robinson & Dr. Suellen Hoy 4, 5 APWA Reporter, May, 1994, Dr. Howard Rosen, University of Wisconsin 6 Charles Edward Merriam, Wikipedia 7 Louis Brownlow, Wikipedia 8 APWA Reporter, May, 1994, Dr. Howard Rosen, University of Wisconsin 9 “The Encyclopedia of Chicago,” 2005, Chicago Historical Society 10 APWA Reporter, August, 1994, Dr. Howard Rosen, University of Wisconsin 11 “About Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago” www.chapinhall.org 12 APWA Reporter, August, 1994, Dr. Howard Rosen, University of Wisconsin 13 “2345 Grand,” Wikipedia 14 “One Kansas City Place,” Wikipedia
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Special thanks to Dr. Howard Rosen, University of Wisconsin, former APWA Historian, and former Director and President of the Public Works Historical Society. Credits also to Steve Pudloski, University of Wisconsin, former APWA Deputy Executive Director and Oliver Merriam, former APWA employee.
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1313 East 60th Street (personal photo of Larry Lux)
1313 East 60th Street (personal photo of Larry Lux)
1313 East 60th Street (personal photo of Larry Lux)
Thayer Place (photo by R.K. Clark)
106 West 11th Street (photo by R.K. Clark)
2345 Grand Boulevard – home for the past 20 years (photo by R.K. Clark)
One Kansas City Place, 1200 Main Street – our new home! (photo by R.K. Clark)
Knock knock…Who’s there? AbdulRasak Yahaya Staff Engineer City of Gardner, Kansas Chair, APWA Diversity Committee
Life before cell phones and texting: the author in 1988
nock knock. Who’s there? Poor communication. Poor communication who? Please deposit 25 cents to continue your call. Now if you have never used a pay phone you might not get this joke or better yet it was just a bad joke. However, when it comes to diversity, communication is an extremely important tool and should never be taken as a joke in any company or organization. I want to address three common forms of communication: “non-verbal,” “verbal,” and “written” communication. On any given day we will use each one of these forms of communication to express our perspective with our family, friends and coworkers. It is so important to realize that our diversity among ourselves can easily influence how effective our communication is
perceived with a wide demographic of people. The great potential and strength that our companies and organizations have gained through diversity can only be reached if we are united in our communication efforts. The word “united” in no way means the same because that would defeat the point in developing a diverse workforce. I want you to think of “united” as the collective effort to communicate. As I mentioned earlier there are three forms of communication: “non-verbal” which makes up 55% of our communication; “verbal” which makes up 38%; and “written” which makes up 7%. This percentage evaluation can be credited to famous researcher Albert Mehrabain and his studies in 1967. The reason I bring up this statistic is that our forms of communication have evolved, yet the way we perceive and receive has changed very little. Written communication through e-mail can widely be agreed upon as our current popular choice of communication. With that being said, we are doing a majority of our communication through the smallest percentage of how best we receive communication. Writing style is heavily influenced by an individual’s diversity and background. Certain words and expressions are only used by select groups. If you fall into the culture of government as I do, you may find yourself using acronyms for every other word when writing an
e-mail. I will share with you a secret: I find myself doing a Google search to decode certain acronyms. Also, have you ever received that e-mail written in all CAPS and can’t help but wonder if the person on the other end is yelling at you? E-mail is a great form of providing vital information and must be used in a way that is inclusive to a diverse group. “The two words: information and communication are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through.” – Sydney J. Harris. I would recommend that everyone recognizes their own writing style and that anytime you are sending an e-mail to a group of recipients that you consider the diversity and be conscious of being inclusive. Verbal communication or better known as the “Phone Call” in many situations is another form in which diversity contributes a great deal. Public works has long had two distinct groups of workers which can be simply categorized as the “office workers” and the “field workers.” These two groups, among the many other collective and diverse subsets within them, rely on good verbal communication. One of the key barriers as well as champions of verbal communication is a person’s tone. When you hear or see the word “diversity” the first idea of vocal tone I bet rarely comes to mind. A person’s tone or how comfortable an individual feels changing their pitch in
a conversation most likely is influenced by their current and past environment and experiences. Most of the time a change in an individual’s tone is triggered by an emotional response (e.g., frustration or excitement) which leads to barriers. I recommend in order to champion a good verbal conversation that you practice changing your tone from a mental recognition of the environment and situation. It may seem like you are performing the same exact action but when practicing thoughtful pitch and tone variations you will be able to communicate once again with a wider range of groups and coworkers. Think about a weekly staff meeting, scheduled conference meeting, and the emergency response gathering. Have you ever wondered why when a really important decision or solution is needed, we all come together? One of the many great things about our differences and diversity is that our similarities and common interests are what bring us together even if we appear different. Non-verbal communication makes up 55% of our communication for a reason. Everyone wants to feel confident that their message was included in the decisionmaking process and helped stimulate a proactive and productive result. The only way to achieve that feeling of confidence is to witness others’ nonverbal communication through “body language.” I will share this story. I was part of a conference meeting a while
back with out-of-town guests from the Northeast region and our meeting was hosted in the Midwest of the country. The meeting was hosted in the springtime and about halfway through our meeting the emergency tornado sirens activated. All of the local meeting members, including myself, just continued meeting. As I looked up at our guests I could see the worry and early signs of fear through their body language. I could only imagine what they were thinking: Why are we sitting in the middle of “Tornado Alley” with sirens going off and no one is taking shelter? I quickly spoke up and told them that the tornado sirens are tested the first Wednesday of every month and that day was the first Wednesday. It takes awareness to survive a tornado even if that tornado is in the minds of others. Having good communication skills, which are enriched with training and understanding for the need of diversity and inclusion, serves as best practices in almost every environment. AbdulRasak Yahaya can be reached at (913) 856-0920 or ayahaya@ gardnerkansas.gov. Special Reminder: Please make sure you update your personal membership profile, including answering the optional questions 13-16 (see page 10, November 2013 Reporter). Please refer to APWA’s 2013 Diversity Resource Guide 2nd Edition and the Diversity Toolbox for more ideas in celebrating the diversity in your chapter.
“Animals don’t hate, and we’re supposed to be better than them.” – Elvis Presley (1935-1977), the King of Rock and Roll
Recognize Your Leaders Candidate’s Name: Dan Dawson Candidate’s Title: Principal Transportation Planner Candidate’s Agency/Organization: Marin County Department of Public Works Candidate’s City/State: San Rafael, California
ow long has the candidate been involved in the public works industry?
Dan joined Public Works from the County’s Community Development Agency in May 2006.
How long has the candidate worked in their current position? Dan has been the County nonmotorized advocated since joining Public Works as a Senior Planner in 2006 and over time was promoted to a Principal Transportation Planner.
Please describe the reason that the candidate is being considered for recognition. Dan is a leader who by his influence has helped change Marin County into a more bicycle-friendly place. Dan has worked on developing programs to connect communities and people
with non-motorized transportation. From outreach at schools, the County Fair and the annual Oktoberfest event Dan has made a difference impacting the culture by leading the charge to embrace walking and his passion, bicycling. Dan has overseen a number of Bicycle Riding & Share the Road education workshops. He has set up seminars for engineers to learn the latest on bicycle and pedestrian design standards. Dan has taken the intent of making Marin County bicycle friendly and has worked with the various towns and cities in Marin County along with large public involvement to recreate bicycle master plans to move forward with infrastructure improvements and shape the thinking that bicycles are as important as cars.
How was the candidate’s leadership ideas/actions brought to the forefront? Dan was given a task to improve nonmotorized transportation in Marin County. With this task Dan developed many ideas and goals, but the key point with Dan is that no matter how things changed, shifted, or failed he was able to evaluate with a period of introspection to maintain the intent and values of what was asked by the Board of Supervisors. The ideas and goals were just guideposts for Dan who is able to adapt, progress and succeed.
Who did the candidate work with to help bring this idea/action forward? Dan worked with the Marin County Board of Supervisors, Department of Dan Dawson
Public Works Management, and the management from the various towns and cities in Marin County, to improve bicycle and pedestrian usage.
Did the candidate experience any challenges when trying to implement this? Dan looks at problems as opportunities, and from working to change a car-focused culture Dan was faced with a lot of opportunities. The good news is that Dan decided to measure the result with before and after counts to see if program and nonmotorized infrastructure improvement would increase bicycle and pedestrian use. (Count details are at http://www. walkbikemarin.org/.) The counts showed that they did so Dan could smile with a backward look at all the setbacks and negative voices.
Are there steps/processes that, when looking back, the candidate could have done differently to make this idea/action even more successful (lessons learned)? Looking back Dan would say we have only just begun. The intent to improve non-motorized transportation in Marin County is happening and the next step for Dan, who leads by influencing people, is the next person he can have a conversation with on how great it is to ride a bike. Contributed by Reuel S. Brady, Jr., P.E., Associate Civil Engineer, County of Marin, Department of Public Works, (415) 473-6525, email@example.com
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IMAGINATION TO INNOVATION Power, power everywhere… Andrew C. Lemer, Ph.D., Senior Program Officer, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Washington, D.C.; Chair, APWA Engineering & Technology Committee
Dennis Gabor, awarded the 1971 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discoveries underpinning the development of holography, once wrote, “The future cannot be predicted, but futures can be invented.” Imagination to Innovation is a periodic look at new technology and scientific discovery that we could be using to invent the future of public works.
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physician and alchemist Johann
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light, or sound. Employing the
Joachim Becher proposed that
radio waves of the wireless network
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that serves also to send the sensor’s
semiconductor (CMOS) technology
substance he termed “phlogiston”
temperature readings for processing.
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that, during burning, was released and
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detectable as heat. In the nineteenth
sensor’s cost should be low.
century, scientists postulated
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“luminiferous aether”—the concept
from the network; once enough juice
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and term aether are traceable back at
is gathered, the sensor switches on,
be huge, including smart buildings
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measures the temperature and sends
and industrial production process
Aristotle—as the medium enabling
a signal to the network’s router. As
control. In addition to detailed control
propagation of light waves through
currently designed, the chip’s signal
of lighting and air conditioning in
seemingly empty space. Both concepts,
has a slightly different frequency,
offices and schools, imagine bridges
made obsolete by modern science,
depending on the temperature
that report if there are sounds of
come to mind if we think about the
measured, so the temperature can be
cracking and streets that tell when
flux of energy—electromagnetic
deduced from the frequency.
they approach icing temperature.
radiation—surrounding us all the
All powered by ubiquitous, invisible
time: solar flares; subatomic particles;
The current version of the sensor has a
and increasingly radio waves…think
range of only about one inch, but the
cellular and Wi-Fi particularly. Wireless
researchers expect to increase this to
Andrew Lemer, Ph.D., is currently a
chargers for cell phones evoke the
more than a yard within a year, and
Senior Program Officer with the National
magic of being able to use this energy
ultimately to more than 15 feet. The
Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and
to do useful work, and scientists have
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demonstrated lightbulbs powered by
work with these sensors and consume
and occasional articles for the Reporter,
he writes on civil infrastructure and
Researchers at Technische Universiteit
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Eindhoven in the Netherlands recently
operation, the sensor can be easily
announced they have developed a
attached to walls and other surfaces
tiny wireless temperature sensor that
with glues or paint, even embedded
gives another hint of that magic. The
in plaster or concrete. The same
human settlement at www.andrewlemer.
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OPEN YOUR WINTER TOOLBOX Levels of service Wilfrid Nixon, Ph.D., P.E., PWLF Vice President, Science and the Environment Salt Institute, Alexandria, Virginia Member, APWA Winter Maintenance Subcommittee
ven in these days of GPS, Google Maps, and who knows what else designed to get us to our destination, it remains true that “if you don’t know where you are going, you will end up somewhere else.” This is true not only in map reading, but also in winter maintenance. If we are to make the best use of our winter maintenance toolbox, we need a clear idea of where we are trying to get to. The classic answer to “where am I trying to get to” in winter maintenance is “I want to achieve my levels of service goals.” Or at least, it should be! Which raises the very pertinent question—what are levels of service goals? Along with other questions such as, who sets them? What is the right goal (or set of goals) for my agency? What are the implications of changing my levels of service goals? And even, what happens if I regularly exceed my levels of service goals? Let’s take a look at those questions and a few others. First of all, what do we mean by levels of service? This has changed a bit over the years. A couple of decades ago, it was not uncommon for agencies to have levels of service goals that said things like, “We will plow these roads once every two hours.” That is a goal that focuses on what the agency will do, rather than what the agency will achieve—on an input rather than an outcome if you will. Today, levels of service are more typically expressed in terms of the road 24
condition at some time after the end of a storm—things like “four hours after the end of the storm, roads will have bare wheeltracks.” Many agencies are also using photographs in their winter maintenance planning documents to show what they mean by their levels of service terms—defining by pictures what “bare wheeltracks” are, for example. If you go to the APWA Winter Maintenance Subcommittee website (https://www.apwa.net/ technical_committees/TransportationCommittee/Subcommittees/WinterMaintenance) you can download an example of a winter maintenance planning document and see such pictures for yourself. In addition to defining levels of service in terms of outcomes, rather than inputs, levels of service are typically different for different priorities of roads. Most agencies seem to define three or four levels of road priority (although Figure 1 on page 26 shows a sign from Larimer County, Colo., which at the time I took the photo had six road priorities defined). You might note in Figure 1 that the last road level (Level 6) is for roads that are not plowed or maintained during the winter season—it is a sort of “abandon hope all ye who drive on here” road level designation! What makes a road a high priority? Well, arterial roads and emergency routes are typically the highest priority, then collectors, and finally www.apwa.net
residential streets, although some agencies will adjust those levels to take into account hills and curves (which might raise the priority of a road). Clearly, the higher the priority of a road, the sooner the agency will attend to it, but the priority may also impact the desirable end state of the road. In the Larimer County example in Figure 1, the desired end state for Level 6 roads (we will not do anything) was clearly different from the end state for Level 1 roads. So, if not all of your roads need to have the same end state, how should they look when you are done with them? This is where we begin to answer the “who sets the levels of service?” question. For example, Figure 2 on page 26 shows a collector street at an intersection after a snowstorm, and clearly there is some snow on the road. Equally clearly, this street is okay to drive on. But, if the snow is not cleared away, then when (and if) temperatures drop, the road could well become icy. So, who gets to decide if this is good enough, and how do they do it? Ideally, the elected body in charge of a given agency should make this decision, with the guidance of the agency staff. That last phrase is rather important! Obviously, if your elected body members want all your streets to be as clean as an interstate after the storm (see Figure 3 on page 26) then it will cost them quite a bit!
The other side of the balance is that while it will be acceptable, perhaps, to have some snow on residential streets (see Figure 4 on page 27), if all your streets (arterials – Figure 5 on page 27, and Collectors – Figure 6 on page 27) look like Figure 4, there may be a few complaints from the citizens! Or perhaps not—not every community is the same, and so not every community should have the same levels of service. But there is a clear linkage between cost and levels of service, and it is important that our community (and primarily our elected community leaders) understand that linkage—the more streets you have looking like Figure 3, the more it will cost you! Two other factors come into play if you are thinking about redefining your levels of service. First, how do you currently compare with neighboring agencies, and if you change your levels of service, how will you compare then? If you want to reduce complaints, it is always good to make sure you provide the best levels of service among the surrounding communities. Not that you would ever answer a citizen who is calling to comment on winter maintenance that they should be happy to live where they do, because the winter maintenance is so much worse in the next door community— but you could! Much better to be the angel than the goat! And, if you are thinking about a major realignment of your levels of service, always think about where you are right now. What are your current goals (if they are specified somewhere)? What levels of service have you been providing, regardless of your current goals? What burdens would a new set of service goals place on your agency,
and could you handle those new burdens?
cost more and nobody should be (too) surprised.
So, the levels of service goals should be set by elected officials, but in practice what this means is that the elected officials approve (one hopes!) a winter maintenance plan at a board meeting, and the plan includes the levels of service. Which raises another issue about winter maintenance plans, and how to prepare them, but the good news is there is lots of help available on that topic, including even a website that will (with appropriate input) put together a plan for you (the link is on our subcommittee web page).
And the final question was “what happens if I (my agency) regularly exceed my levels of service?” You might think that this is always going to be a good thing—after all, we should under-promise and over-perform, right? Unfortunately, no good deed goes unpunished! This takes us into that rather murky legal realm of liability and risk—not a good place to be. Of course, the legal situation is very different in different parts of North America, and any policy should be reviewed by legal staff before being adopted, but there are indications that if you consistently exceed the goals that are in your document, in some jurisdictions you will be deemed to have adopted a new (and higher) set of levels of service goals. So, you may be creating a higher standard for your agency than you wish to!
So, you and your staff will draft up the plan (with possible computer assistance) and submit it to your elected officials for their approval. But, what are the right goals for your community? As noted above, different communities have (and should have) different standards in this regard. There are two aspects to this question. First, you have to make sure your community is informed about your current levels of service goals—many agencies do this by websites or by community newsletters. Then, if you are going to change your levels of service (or are even thinking about changing them) you need to have some open meetings to discuss what the levels are and what the costs associated with changing those levels might be. So, what happens if your community decides to change the levels of service? Well, if they are looking to raise them (make more roads look like Interstates, as in Figure 3) then costs will go up. They need to know this. You may also need to use more snow and ice control materials (rock salt and brine) than at present. People should be aware of these impacts. Then, if they decide to make the change, they know it will www.apwa.net
Related to this, it is important to note (in your policy document and also in your plans in general) that sometimes Mother Nature wins, and there will always be that storm for which we simply cannot achieve our goals in a timely manner—think an inch of ice, for example. Somewhere in your policy document there should be a statement to the effect that the levels of service goals are intended for normal winter storms and in cases of severe storms the goals may not be met. But even with all these caveats, warnings and concerns, the levels of service really are critical to your winter maintenance operations—because if you do not have them, you will not know where you are going. Wilfrid Nixon can be reached at (703) 549-4648 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Figure 1: A sign showing levels of service
Figure 2: An intersection after a snowstorm
Figure 3: An interstate after a snowstorm
Figure 4: A residential street after a snowstorm
Figure 5: An arterial after a snowstorm
Figure 6: A collector street after a snowstorm
LEADERSHIP BY DISCIPLINE Leadership in our Vertical Infrastructure: Facilities and Grounds Mark A. Whitfield, PLS, Director of Public Works, Borough of State College, Pennsylvania, and member, APWA Facilities & Grounds Committee; Chas Jordan, MPA, PWE, Assistant Director/Facilities Manager, City of Largo, Florida, and member, APWA Leadership and Management Committee In this edition of the Leadership by Discipline series, Mark Whitfield, Public Works Director, State College Borough, Pa., Facilities and Grounds Committee representative and Chas Jordan, Assistant Public Works Director/Facilities Manager, Largo, Fla., Leadership and Management Committee representative deliver an article on leadership and management skills from their perspectives within the facilities and grounds arena.
inston Churchill once
side, you can find managers with
garage, knowledge of the building
said, “We shape our
degrees in architecture, landscape
envelope components is necessary.
buildings; thereafter they
architecture, turf management,
Having relationships with a structural
shape us.” The authors of this article
forestry, engineering, business, and
engineer who can advise on the
know this because one of them hears
of course, even the School of Hard
structural components and an architect
this phrase almost every other week
Knocks. Being a manager in the field
who can advise on the various building
at their City Commission meeting
can best be described as that of an
components is very important. Second,
from a resident. The resident brings it
administrator; however, being a leader
know the structure, whether it is pre-
forward to the elected officials because
in the field is one who innovates. Being
cast concrete, post-tension cable, brick
in that community, the facilities it
able to blend “management” and
encased, concrete block, wood frame,
provides the city’s residents are a
“leadership” into one best sums up
steel frame, etc. Just having knowledge
direct representation of their priorities
on how to be successful in the field of
of the type of construction will help in
as leaders. This is important in our
facilities and grounds. So what are the
looking for people with expertise in the
roles as public works professionals
traits and training that are needed to be
area needed, specifically contractors
as we are often those who take on
successful in the field?
that can provide good service. Building Systems. For each building
center, or fire station, or community
Basic Facility and Grounds Knowledge
center, and make it a reality. In this
The best knowledge base for a facilities
leader will need to know someone
article, we will explain how leadership
and grounds manager is not knowing
with expertise in each component.
through your role as the public works
all the answers to the problems you will
Systems include heating and air
professional to those responsible for
face, but knowing where to go to find
conditioning, electrical, generators,
our buildings and grounds is important
the answers. This means building good
to recognize in the profession and in
relationships with various experts and
cabling and switch gear, interior doors
contractors, who will not only help
and hardware, security, fire alarms
you survive, but thrive. There are four
and suppression, plumbing (water,
The Effective Facilities and Grounds Manager
main categories that will be explored:
sewer, and gas), flooring, stair systems,
Building Structures, Building Systems,
lighting and emergency lighting, wall
A “jack of all trades, master of none”
Grounds Maintenance and Urban
systems and surface treatment, pumps
can probably best describe today’s
(water or sewage), etc. It is critical
the challenge of taking an elected official’s dream of a new recreation
facilities and grounds manager.
system, a facilities and grounds
to develop a close relationship with
Typically, a manager in this field is a
Building Structures. Whether in
a specialized contractor/engineer/
seasoned professional with many years
charge of a historic building being
architect in each field.
of experience. From the education
used as city hall, or a concrete parking
Grounds Maintenance. From
costs, as well as prepare for system
Whether choosing cleaning supplies,
shrubbery to trees, flagpoles to
and building replacements in the
installing recycled carpet, improving
sidewalks, turf to parking lots and
future. In looking at the building
energy efficiency, planning an
lighting, grounds maintenance is
structure, building systems, grounds
urban forest, planning a facilities
the “front door” to a facility. While
maintenance and urban forestry,
landscaping, or demolishing a
someone may never step inside the
everything has a useful life. By
building, today’s facilities and
facility itself, your community may be
amortizing or depreciating the values
grounds manager must incorporate
judged by the way the exterior and the
over the useful life, the necessary funds
sustainability as part of his/her day-to-
grounds are maintained. The effective
for their ultimate replacement can be
leader in this discipline is always
projected, and give a true per-square-
maintaining this through a regular
foot cost of owning and operating a
Emergency Preparedness. Facilities
maintenance budget. They would also
and grounds managers must plan
have a landscape architect who can
for action in case of a snowstorm,
help give good advice on how to make
Project Management. Whether
long-term power outage, hurricane
the “front door” looks its best.
building a new building, renovating
or tornado, but they must also plan
an existing building, or maintaining
for catastrophic failures as well. If a
Urban Forestry. Have a certified
an existing structure, projects are
facility is completely destroyed due to
arborist either on staff, or under
a big facet of facilities and grounds
fire, earthquake or other man-made or
contract. He/she will advise on tree
management. Having knowledge
natural disaster, managers need to have
care, new plantings, removals, hazards,
in project management or staffing/
a backup plan for the continuance of
pest and disease control, pruning,
contracting a project manager
fertilizing, watering, etc. Following
professional is a necessity.
their recommendations can help reduce litigation, and help recoup
Work Flow Management. Having a
Finally, the most effective managers
money due to damages, such as car
work order system to ensure necessary
in facilities and grounds know
accidents or vandalism. Additionally,
work is being completed, as well as
how to balance the priorities of all
having contractors or staff, to following
providing documentation of the work
of these facets, the needs of their
the guidance of the certified arborist, is
being completed, is a must. Having a
community, the expectations of their
just as important.
backlog of uncompleted work orders
administrative and elected bodies, and
also allows you to make staffing
the safety and security of their fellow
decisions or recommendations for
coworkers. Each day comes down to
the manager’s ability to decide the best
Facets of Facilities and Grounds Management There are several facets of facilities
course of action navigating all of these
and grounds management that are
issues. Through all of these qualities,
key to being successful as a manager
Preventive Maintenance. Just
by far the best one to have is the ability
and leader in the field. While not all
like changing the oil in a car, routine
to follow your heart and your gut in
of them can be discussed here, we
preventive maintenance for buildings
making the right decision each day and
will focus on six primary topics: Asset
and all building components and
acknowledging how that decision will
Management, Project Management,
systems must be completed on a
impact your community for a very long
Work Flow Management, Maintenance
routine schedule. A facilities and
grounds manager will have a detailed
Sustainability, and Emergency
listing and schedule for each item,
Mark Whitfield can be reached at (814)
and maintain documentation of
278-4715 or mwhitfield@statecollegepa.
us; Chas Jordan can be reached at (727)
Asset Management. What is the
586-7397 or email@example.com.
true cost of owning and operating a
building? Using an asset management
sustainable practices into facilities
program can help identify those
and grounds operation is important. www.apwa.net
INTERNATIONAL IDEA EXCHANGE RedR Australia: Building back better in Nepal
ivil construction engineer Martin O’Malley says his extensive experience working on public works projects helped prepare him for international humanitarian work with RedR Australia. “The stakeholders in an international emergency relief setting are many and diverse and the strategy you develop for dealing with them will determine how successful you are,” O’Malley says. “Being service oriented is important too as, ultimately, that is what we do in a humanitarian context—deliver a service to people who need it.” O’Malley was deployed by RedR Australia to work with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the principal
intergovernmental organization in the field of migration. During the Nepal earthquake response, the IOM provided leadership support on shelter construction to the international humanitarian community. O’Malley has spent three months in the Sindhupalchok district of Nepal, one of region’s most severely affected by the earthquakes last year. More than 80% of Sindhupalchok’s buildings were fully or completely damaged and 3,557 people, including 949 children, were killed. O’Malley, who lived in a tent during his assignment, was responsible for coordinating the various agencies involved in shelter relief distributions, winterization planning and the recovery and reconstruction planning
in the district. This involved collecting and mapping information on their activities and advocating for them to provide support to regions that were under serviced. In this way, he sought to ensure a more equitable distribution of aid and reduced duplication. His team was also responsible for monitoring and interviewing beneficiaries about the support they received from IOM’s contracted partners. “My experience dealing with public meetings and councilors in my previous role was a fantastic preparation for being involved with the United Nations, INGO and NGO organizations that I worked with in Nepal,” O’Malley says. “We work in a bureaucratic system and that will not change so having exposure to this is really useful in terms of reporting and stakeholder involvement. I think one of the key lessons that I brought from working with a council in New Zealand is that most people are willing and able to assist with the aim of a particular project. “What we need to do, as technical representatives, is to put the descriptions in plain language so that people understand everything clearly and can be confident they know exactly what it is that we are trying to achieve. Once you can inform people effectively, you have gone a significant
Martin O’Malley, pictured in the center, in the Sindhupalchok district of Nepal
Commission for Refugees, in the aftermath of the earthquake that affected Pakistan and parts of Afghanistan.
and the structure relies on its weight and that of the roof to keep things in place,” O’Malley explains.
O’Malley and his colleagues spent time advocating for communities to build back better and safer by using banding/ ring beams and tie stones at corners and throughout the walls.
RedR Australia relieves suffering in disasters by selecting, training and providing competent and committed personnel to humanitarian relief agencies worldwide. They have 17 experts deployed in 12 crisis-affected countries, and are responding to the European refugee crisis, the severe flooding in Myanmar and the civil war in South Sudan. RedR is funded by government grants, corporate partners and public donations, and is supported by IPWEA in Australasia. IPWEA is one of APWA’s international partners.
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“However, during the earthquakes, the dried mud fell from between the stones, resulting in partial or total wall collapse.”
Constructing a more resilient shelter
part of the way to getting their support and buy-in.” In 2011, O’Malley spent a couple of weeks consulting on the Christchurch earthquake response. He says when he compares Nepal’s survivors to those in New Zealand, he is struck by the universal resilience of people, and how they can quickly adapt during emergencies. “However, there were stark differences between the responses,” O’Malley continues. “The local authorities and the private sector played a significant role in the aftermath of the Christchurch quake which was missing in Nepal. Obviously, the financial capacity of the population has a lot to do with how people recover, but also the mechanisms that are in place in a country like New Zealand such as mental health support, unemployment support and many other things that are just not available to the Nepalese.” O’Malley says a lot of the damage that occurred in his district of Nepal resulted from the traditional housing construction method. “Most houses are constructed with two layers of stone on either side of a mud filling that’s used to bond the stones
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his 2016, ICLEI Mexico, Central
programs on reforestation, cleaning
America and the Caribbean
and pavement reparations, the use
Secretariat will hold from
of bicycle, restoration of common
May 18 to 20 its VI Congreso Nacional
areas for the inhabitants, etc. The
de Obras y Servicios Públicos (Sixth
municipality has received different
National Congress on Public Works
awards for its excellent management
and Services) at Saltillo in the Mexican
of the landfill site, where electricity is
state of Coahuila.
produced using waste and representing a good practice of an adequate disposal
The Congress, organized every year,
of solid waste.
is a forum aimed to the exchange of experiences between local
The Congress is divided into two
governments and encourages them
parts. The first is a three-day technical
to discuss themes related to the
program for the event, where experts
amelioration of global sustainability.
and heads of recognized institutions
It includes a series of conferences
around the world participate in
delivered by well-known national and
conferences, sharing their expertise.
international experts in these matters.
The second, the Expo Proveedores de Obras y Servicios Públicos (Suppliers
The forum relies on the participation
for Public Works and Services Expo),
of ICLEI members, researchers,
occurs simultaneously and relies on the
government officials, students
participation of around 30 firms that
and general public interested on
offer products and services related to
sustainable development. Thus, it is
urban infrastructure and the needs of
expected the attendance of more than
adaptation, growth and development
250 mayors, 100 students, 100 heads of
of the municipalities.
active institutions on sustainability. It is important to mention that each
The Congress will be held in the
of the participant firms, sponsors
municipality of Saltillo, an ICLEI
and other private partners are part
member currently developing its
of our movement since they are
Municipal Climate Action Plan
relevant for our action due to the fact
(PACMUN®) and working on
that constantly there are innovative
its Municipal Energy Efficiency
solutions, new products and interesting
Programme (PEEMUN), both
projects that bring options to take care
programs promoted by the Mexico,
of our planet. The Expo has different
Central America and the Caribbean
spaces, from 3x3-meter stands to 9x9-
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and participate in the Congress are
the creation of infrastructure for
which represent less cost and reduce
representative, considering that ICLEI-
development; water management;
the environmental footprint and
Local Governments for Sustainability
urban solid waste management; smart
ameliorate the people’s life quality in
is a not-profit NGO. Hence, the
urban infrastructure; regulations and
the cities, states and municipalities.
income that ICLEI receives permits
public policies; energy efficiency; econobility; and land issues.
offering benefits to attendees and There is no doubt that this encounter
the continuity of ICLEI’s work in
will allow getting knowledge of a
the international movement to face
Today, cities generate more than 71%
myriad of technologies, programs and
of the greenhouse gas emissions (GHG)
eco-friendly systems, as well as the
and due to this fact, they are the first to
exchange of successful experiences
For more information about the Sixth
react before climate change and their
National Congress on Public Works
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and Services, please contact Lissette
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During the Congress, there will be
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conferences, simultaneous workshops
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and technical visits that will take place
globally by cities on infrastructure.
within the city as a means to have a direct experience and permanent
In this context, the exchange of
learnings to be put into practice at any
initiatives and projects that contribute
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Sustainable park renovations bring nature to a neighborhood Charlotte Katzenmoyer Director of Public Works City of Lancaster, Pennsylvania
ot far from bustling downtown Lancaster, Pa., Brandon Park is tucked away in a quiet residential area of single-family houses, providing a welcome green space for neighborhood children and families to enjoy. Situated in the valley of a former creek that was piped as part of the City’s combined sewer system in the early 1900s, the recent renovation of Brandon Park capitalized on this natural drainage pattern. In 2012,
the 7.4-acre park received a $1.7 million park renovation and is an example of the City’s commitment to implementing its Green Infrastructure (GI) Plan. In addition to the installation of GI to control stormwater runoff, park amenities were upgraded, which enhance the quality of the park experience for all users. As an urban park, all improvements focused on park amenities like basketball courts, play equipment, picnic areas, R D F -75 D I E S E L
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restroom facilities, benches, lighting and an interactive accessible public art display. New paved and repaved trails provide ADA-compliant access to the natural areas of the park and from the surrounding neighborhoods into the park. All stormwater facilities were arranged to respect the new and existing park amenities, visual aesthetics and historic drainage conditions. Integrating GI into physical improvements is a major emphasis of the City’s program. Four vegetated curb extensions with subsurface infiltration facilities were constructed within the right-of-way on each of the corners at the intersection of Wabank Street and Brandon Court, managing stormwater from both these street surfaces and other impervious areas from adjoining residential properties. The curb extensions provide an added benefit of calming traffic and increasing safety for neighborhood students and children walking to adjacent Price Elementary Scholl and the Lancaster Recreation Center. Access into the park at this location is via a pedestrian trail flanked by two rain gardens planted with native shrubs, grasses, perennials and ferns. A small play structure with a porous surface is sited in this area. A total of 12 bioretention areas were the constructed throughout the park. These facilities, as well as other onsite best management practices (BMPs), were designed to work in series.
parking lot medians to further enhance the aesthetics of the park. The park contains many mature trees and large areas of lawn which have been retained and enhanced. Prior to rehabilitation the wooded areas along the park's perimeter were overgrown and unmanaged. Ten existing trees were removed and 30 new trees planted. New landscaping areas were designed for both aesthetics and stormwater control. Plant material was chosen for differing levels of tolerance to shade and/or sun and wet and dry conditions. The plantings are primarily native perennials and shrubs that create a unique urban ecosystem to help support wildlife and make the city more livable.
Highly channelized erosive areas of the park were replaced with rain gardens and grass channels to connect BMPs in series.
The bioretention areas are in the form of rain gardens, swales and vegetated curb extensions. A large variety of
In addition to bioretention areas and the porous play surface, six parking areas and four basketball courts were
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reconstructed using porous asphalt pavement with subsurface infiltration facilities. Typical porous asphalt consists of 1.5” porous asphalt surface course, 3” asphalt treated permeable base, a 1” optional choker course. Depending on the drainage area and amount of stormwater storage capacity desired, between one and three feet of clean and washed AASHTO two or three uniformly graded coarse aggregate comprises the infiltration bed wrapped on the sides and bottom by a nonwoven geo-textile. This design provides a 40% void area maximizing storage capacity. An additional benefit of using porous asphalt for basketball courts is the sound dampening effect. Most BMPs were designed to provide flood storage capacity up to or exceeding the 100-year storm, sized for a static storage volume of at
least one inch of runoff. Overflows are directed in a safe and stabilized manner to either downhill BMPs or to existing/new inlets. In addition, all BMPs were designed with an underdrain option in the event of poor permeability or system failure such as extreme clogging. The underdrains of all bioretention systems have been initially capped but the caps can be removed or have a small diameter orifice drilled into them. Furthermore, the outlet structures of all the porous pavement and bioretention areas contain weirs in which small diameter orifices can be drilled as needed. Each BMP has a minimum four-inch diameter perforated pipe for distribution over the infiltration area. The bioretention systems were designed with 24-inch diameter overflow structures with the optional underdrains and underlain by an
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aggregate infiltration bed ranging in thickness and wrapped in geotextile. An additional stormwater management practice utilized at the park consists of inlet filter inserts for pretreatment and filtering sediment from stormwater as it enters the inlet. All this GI requires specialized maintenance varying by season. City staff is specially trained to follow these procedures and schedules for each maintenance task. Standard maintenance procedures, including a detailed description of tasks and frequency, have been developed to be compatible with the City’s asset management tracking procedures. Brandon Park’s GI eliminates more than 3.8 million gallons of stormwater from entering the sewer system annually, making it the City’s largest green infrastructure project. Each year, in addition to the 3.8 million gallons of stormwater, the combined BMPs are expected to remove an estimated 6,200 pounds of total suspended sediment, 310 pounds of total nitrogen and 120 pounds of total phosphorus. These nutrients and sediments are being kept from flowing in the Conestoga River and eventually the Chesapeake Bay. In order to be sustainable, and improve and protect the social, economic and environmental qualities of the community, it is vital to identify ways for integrating capital improvements such as park rehabilitation and street reconstruction with green infrastructure. A further sustainable practice employed at the park was to install solar panels on the roof of the Recreation Center to power the lights in the public art installation, Revolutions. Charlotte Katzenmoyer can be reached at (717) 291-4738 or ckatzenm@ cityoflancasterpa.com.
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The Energy Revolution How Baltimore is using innovative clean power at City facilities ShontĂŠ Eldridge, PMP Chief, Special Projects Department of Public Works City of Baltimore, Maryland
revolution is taking place in the energy industry that is creating opportunities that were not economically possible 5 to 10 years ago. These opportunities allow for increased reliability of operations, cleaner air, and reduced carbon emissions. At the turn of the century almost 60% of the electricity in the United States was produced from coal. Today that number has dropped to 45% and in the spring of 2015 more electricity was produced from natural gas than coal. Twice the number of Americans work in the solar industry than in the coal industry and over 30% of the new generating capacity built in the U.S. in the past year was solar. New, less expensive, small-scale generating technologies, combined with lower cost natural gas, are opening new opportunities for municipalities to generate energy and save money.
The Department of Public Works operates the water and wastewater facilities for the City of Baltimore and surrounding metropolitan area. Operation of these facilities represents more than half of the City government annual energy use. A combination of an increasing demand and more stringent environmental requirements will more than double the energy demand of these facilities over the next five years. Recognizing the growing energy demand combined with the need for increased reliability of energy supply systems, the City took steps to implement a three-part energy program: buy smart, use less, and generate our own energy. The first generation application was conducted at the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant, which is located on 466 acres,
Solar panels at the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant (photo credit: Theodore Atwood)
serves 1.3 million residents and has the capacity to treat 180 million gallons of wastewater a day. In 2010 a two megawatt (MW) combined heat and power (CHP) facility began operation at the Back River plant. Two stage anaerobic digesters produce a gas with 60% methane content. This gas is burned in internal combustion engines with low NOx burners. The CHP2 facility operates at an efficiency in excess of 65%, far better than the average large-scale power plant operating around 40% efficiency. In addition, with a grant from the U.S Department of Energy, the City formed a partnership with Hy-TEK to conduct a demonstration of an algae system to remove NOx and carbon dioxide. A slipstream of 10% of the flue gas from the CHP plant is bubbled through tanks of algae, which removes 99% of the NOx and over 80% of the carbon dioxide. Primarily, the function of the algae technology is to clean the flue gas with the additional benefits of producing algae with a market potential of $18$40/pound, depending on the algae and the market. In addition to algae, oxygen can also be produced for market or utilized in the aerobic digesters in another wastewater treatment facility operated by the City. In addition to the CHP facility at Back River, in March of 2012 a 1 MW solar field also began operation. The combined production of the solar and biomass CHP facilities represents approximately 18% of the Back River electricity demand. Under
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of delivered power is 9.25 cents. The composition of the electricity cost has changed; the electricity commodity has dropped from 6-7 cents to 3.5-4.5 cents. However, the cost of delivery and the capacity charges have increased 50%. In addition to lower cost electricity from the renewable facilities, the cost of the 70 million KWhr of electricity purchased for operating Back River is also less. This is due to a lower capacity charge as a result of generating electricity behind the meter during the five peak hours in the year.
Debt financing was used for both renewable projects and the savings from the projects repay the debt. Originally the economic analysis supporting the CHP investment was based upon seven-cent delivered cost for power. When the facility began operation in 2010 the cost of delivered power was 11 cents. Today the cost
The success of these clean energy projects at the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant provided the technical, economic and legal experience for the City of Baltimore to expand the use of clean energy technology. In December 2015, the City government started to receive production from a 10 MW solar farm. www.apwa.net
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This is being done through a virtual net aggregate metering structure with the Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. The credit for the solar production will be applied to the meters for libraries, recreation centers and fire stations. The City is actively developing 30-40 MW of solar fields predominately located on closed landfills. In addition, the City is evaluating 15-20 MW of CHP for wastewater and water plants and a micro-grid for a complex of office buildings in downtown Baltimore. Low-cost natural gas combined with lower cost, more efficient, smaller scale generation technology are enabling municipalities to reduce the costs of energy in addition to implementing energy efficiency programs. For more information, contact Theodore Atwood, Chief, Office of Sustainable Energy, City of Baltimore Department of Public Works, at (410) 396-1221 or Theodore.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Investigation of a building gone bad Chuck Thomas HVAC Specialist City of West Des Moines, Iowa
his article will provide a look at the daily challenges of maintaining a building that was not built to the specifications and standards that were detailed in the construction documents. The overall wellness and health of the building and its occupants was low on the priority list by the contractor who constructed it. To those who bear the burden of maintaining it, not only physically but financially, this improperly constructed building will be the gift that keeps giving until all of the listed items below are addressed. A building that gains its architectural accolades for design does not necessarily win an award for comfort. Case in point: a 14-year-old building with a heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) system that is in need of a total replacement. The building in question is a fire station with 24/7 operation and several varying occupancies. The three-level building has an apparatus bay and a series of mixed-use rooms on the lower level which are fed from the air handling units that are located on a mezzanine level. There are two mezzanines. The mezzanine on the north houses an air handling unit (AHU), heating water boiler and domestic water heater. The south mezzanine houses an AHU and the building’s air compressor. The upper level consists of a meeting room, kitchen/day room, fitness room, fire and EMS offices, and sleeping rooms.
This building has a history of issues, some of which are the flagpole base sinking 16” in a year and a half, roof leaks, a second floor balcony that slopes back to the building, an HVAC system that has wide swings in temperature, leaky windows, and, well, you get the picture. After several years it became apparent that the HVAC system was directly causing some of the issues. This temperature swing was causing mold in the fitness room. A check of the heating water loop found the loop supply temperature set-point was 160 degrees, but the building automation system (BAS) showed the loop supply temperature running from 95 degrees, then cycling up to 160 degrees, and then dropping back down. This constant cycling up and down was not coming from the BAS. Due to an outdoor air reset schedule, the setpoint was changing as the outdoor air temperature changed. The boiler enable relay was found not to be the problem. The BAS computer is located in the same room as the boiler which made it easy to watch the controls as well as the boiler. It was determined the issue was with the boiler, not the BAS. The investigation started focusing on the boiler which has a 1,000,000 British Thermal Unit (BTU) firing rate with no modulation, 1,000,000 BTU’s all the time. This is a very poor choice for energy efficiency unless you need it all the time, which a typical comfort heating boiler would rarely need. It www.apwa.net
was determined that the flow switch, a safety device that only allows the boiler to operate with a safe water flow rate, was not recognizing the minimum gallons per minute (GPM) flow rate required for boiler operation. Believing the flow switch was defective, the GPM was measured and found to be far less than the minimum flow rate required for proper operation. Checking the mechanical prints showed no three-way valves or bypass valves designed or installed. These valves would allow constant water flow through the piping system whether or not any heat is needed by the AHU’s or reheat coils. Without some method of keeping the flow rate at the boiler minimum GPM, it would require several heating valves open to establish enough flow allowing the boiler to operate. This caused the heating water boiler to come on when approximately half the system valves were open. The space temperatures would then overshoot, becoming too warm, then cool down until enough valves opened to allow the boiler to operate. The cycling up and down of space temperature was not only causing the spaces to be uncomfortable but contributed to mold growth on some surfaces. This was corrected with the addition of several three-way valves and a program upgrade to the control system. The oversized boiler still continues to be an issue from an energy and comfort standpoint.
The cooling for the building was designed and installed with its own issues. The units were installed in an enclosure built into a hillside which had 18-foot-high walls on two sides, and a 10-foot gate and wall on the other two sides. This design worked well to conceal the units from view, but did not allow the essential air flow required to dissipate the heat. Unfortunately, all the safeties that protected the units from high temperature were disconnected. With measured temperatures of 150 degrees inside the enclosure on a July day, it’s understandable why the safeties were bypassed; but this is never a good idea. The two direct expansion (DX) cooling units are the same size, fifteen tons each, with one serving the north side and the other serving the south side. It seemed odd with two vastly different loads that a load calculation would call for the same size unit. Due to extreme heat as well as the units being dismantled numerous times per year to clean out the condenser coils (due to cotton seed plugging the coils), the units needed changed approximately five years ahead of their expected life cycle. Before changing the units with likesize units, a mechanical engineer was brought in to do a load calculation. The engineer found that the cooling units, as well as the AHU’s, were undersized. The calculations also showed the boiler to be oversized. With all the building issues it was decided to go one step further and hire a building envelope commissioning contractor to check the overall building envelope. This included the building’s wall, window and roof assemblies. The exterior walls underwent destructive testing which showed vapor barrier not being to specification. More issues included insulation behind the brick wall which
was one and one-half inches (not the two inches specified) as well as metal stud walls that were not insulated properly, or even at all, around some beam pockets. Also not meeting specifications was the glazing for the doors and windows. The building has two roofing materials. One of the materials is EPDM membrane ballasted with washed river aggregate. This section would require extensive repairs due to inadequate attention to detail at the time of installation. It is recommended for a full replacement with a fully adhered membrane roof. The second roofing material is a TeePanel metal roof system. The roof panels themselves are showing signs of the finish beginning to fail as well as improperly installed flashing, ridge caps, and rake edge metal. The EPDM membrane roof was not terminated properly where it meets the metal roof. If the finish issue can be resolved, the Tee-Panels themselves could be removed and the other installation issues, i.e., flashing and caps, could be repaired and the panels then could be replaced. What started out as an HVAC system in need of repair or replacement is now a building that needs a major building envelope upgrade to correct a large number of the building's issues. With the amount of capital investment required to repair the building envelope and the HVAC system, it will require a multi-year phased approach. The issue becomes which gets taken care of first. The HVAC systems have been requiring supplementary maintenance and repair on top of the normal preventive maintenance. Hopefully the decision to fund the overall project and make the
necessary repairs and replacement of critical equipment will be made soon, and the work can begin under the eyes of a commissioning agent. As we reflect upon the pointed information that this article has presented, we have to ask ourselves as those who maintain and repair these structures, was the fox guarding the hen house when these structures were built? And why, in this day and age of modern advancement, can’t we build a building that will last for at least 100 years or more with proper construction and maintenance? Currently there are a large number of buildings that have been, or will be, listed on the historic registry that are well over the 100-year mark. The questions at this point that you may be pondering are why are those buildings still standing and functioning, and why are they not having the same issues that this building is facing after only 14 years? The assumption that most stakeholders have is that the contractor, engineer and architect are all doing their part in making sure we receive what we are paying for. This is where the advantage of a commissioning agent becomes one of the most valuable resources we have. They become that extra set of eyes providing direction to the project and likewise ensuring the owner that quality construction materials and methods were adhered to. Chuck Thomas has 30-plus years in the HVAC refrigeration and controls industry with the last four years at the City of West Des Moines. He can be reached at (515) 222-3481 or email@example.com. gov.
Lawn conversions that save money, labor and resources Clinton Pugh Park Supervisor I Public Works Department, Parks & Tree Services Division City of Oakland, California
he City of Oakland, Parks &
to implement mandatory water
irrigating with potable water, unless
Tree Services Division (PTSD)
reductions in cities and towns across
water-efficient drip irrigation systems
anticipated both a catapult in
California to reduce water usage
are used. The state mandate also
water expenses and extensive water
by 25 percent. This mandate could
banned watering of ornamental grass
restrictions as California faces a long
potentially save amounts equal to
on public street medians (NOAA, 2016).
occurring drought, which potentially
approximately 1.5 million acre-feet of
would cause sacrificing the quality of
water over the next nine months.
landscaping and creating a surge in cost
The PTSD noted the past problem of significant overspray on sidewalks
to maintain over 500,000 square feet of
To save more water now, the ordinance
from overhead watering, which is an
underutilized turf throughout the city.
will also allow replacement of nearly 50
obvious water waster that needed to be
million square feet of lawns throughout
eliminated with the new landscape and
The PTSD shifted its focus to Bay
the state with drought tolerant
Friendly Practices, enabling efficient
landscaping in partnership with local
water use and improving the local
governments. The ordinance initiated
The City of Oakland has many turf
environment, and remedying
the creation of a temporary, statewide
areas that have mature trees and hilly
the looming costs and increases
consumer rebate program to replace
areas, which factored into the design
in water usage associated with
old appliances with more water- and
and installation of the chosen system.
turf maintenance. Through the
energy-efficient models and require
The cost for labor, material, equipment
replacement of turf with mulch or
college and business campuses, golf
and turf removal was also a challenge.
drought-tolerant plants, the City of
courses, cemeteries and other large
However, to make the lawn conversions
Oaklandâ€™s property aesthetic needs
landscapes to make significant cuts
affordable, PTSD leveraged the cost
were met, all while lowering water
in water use. The ordinance prohibits
by partnering with local government
usage, saving money, and reducing
new homes and developments from
agencies, StopWaste.Org, and public
labor and resources.
The challenge As reported by the National Centers for Environmental Information, California is currently in its fourth year of severe drought. Californiaâ€™s 2014 and 2015 water years, which ended September 30, 2015, were the warmest years on record. 2014 was the third driest year on record for California. For the first time in state history the governor, Jerry Brown, directed the State Water Resources Control Board Before photo: PTSD 19,000-square-foot lawn conversion project
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water utility company, East Bay
visually attractive landscapes of plants
Municipal Water District (EBMUD), and
The Parks & Tree Services Division
selected for their water efficiency
by taking advantage of the statewide
planned and implemented citywide
and their slower growth habit which
rebate and turf removal programs.
turf reduction projects. The goal of this
reduces labor costs for pruning and
sustainable landscaping is to create
transportation of green-waste to landfills. If properly maintained, the landscapes can easily use less than one-half the water of a traditional landscape. Lawn conversions save money. There are initial expenses; however, the cost in savings is worth the investment. Here are some cost comparisons from some projects where ornamental laws were converted to a more sustainable landscape: • Cost to convert: 50 cents to $2.04 per square foot
After photo: PTSD 19,000-square-foot lawn conversion project
• Estimated payback period: 2½ years
Since the start of EBMUD’s rebate
subsurface drip line now provides water
program, PTSD completed four large-
to the drought-tolerant plants and
scale lawn conversions and the City
trees throughout the landscape. Staff
of Oakland has received over $19,004
installed 629 drought-tolerant plants,
in water saving rebates. PTSD staff
seven trees, spread 300 yards of mulch,
• Estimated annual savings: $1,900 to
has taken advantage of water-efficient
amended the soil with 10 yards of
$14,100 (includes water savings and
technology, such as smart controllers
compost, and installed a bio swell and
and high-efficiency rotor heads.
28 boulders during the conversion.
• 4 GPM nozzle 20 minutes run time
Retrofitting the existing sprinkler
to 6 years • Water savings: Costs cut by one-half to two-thirds
Not only can you save money on water, but your maintenance bills can change,
two days per week, 40 weeks per year
system to drip irrigation will conserve
60% of water. Mulching will suppress
• Lush traditional landscape with
• 99 GPM saved per minute of
lots of turf and water-loving plants:
operation. 1,584 gallons saved over
$1,300 to $2,600 per acre per month
the referenced time period-for a single head
• A heavily planted and “over maintained” desert landscape: $900 to $1,700 per acre month
that is 316,800 gallons
landscape with selective pruning: $500 to $900 per acre per month • A very natural landscape, where minimal pruning is necessary: $175 to $300 per acre per month All PTSD staff have been trained and certified in Bay Friendly Practices and, for the last nine years, have been top dressing with compost to improve soil health, which increases the moistureholding capacity of the soil and reduces the need for fertilizers. City of Oakland Park supervisors are using soil probes to routinely check soil moisture levels in turf areas at athletic fields and park sites. The City of Oakland is taking part in the EBMUD’s Turf Reduction Program, where underutilized turf areas are being replaced with sheet mulch and drought tolerant sustainable landscape. In 2015, PTSD converted a total of 167,000 square feet of turf during our citywide turf reduction projects. APWA Reporter
cost, improving nutrient and water retention in the soil. Compost encourages favorable soil microbial and worms also improve plant vigor and health, often leading to improved resistance in pests and diseases. Parks & Tree Services efforts in this area
• A moderately-maintained desert
• So, if you have 200 heads at Park X,
weed growth and reduce maintenance
Recently, PTSD converted 19,000
and citywide will provide the City
square feet in turf area at our Municipal
of Oakland with 60% water savings,
Service Center. This area had for years
50-70% maintenance labor savings,
been used only for dog walkers. Staff
85-95% weed suppression without toxic
retrofitted the existing overspray
chemicals, 70-80% reduced runoff,
heads to drip. Watering turf areas with
and greenhouse gas reduction. The
drip line is a great option to prevent
benefits of this project outweighed the
significant runoff and erosion, instead
cost of installation and continuation
of using sprays to water our sustainable
of innovative methods of sustainable
landscapes. Parks & Tree Service
landscaping in the City of Oakland.
Division utilizes the XFS Subsurface Drip line, as the copper tubing doesn’t
Municipalities continue to face
clog and delivers great results, all while
increased demands on existing water
eliminating the potential for overspray
supplies. Consequently, there is a
on sidewalks. The XFS Subsurface drip
greater focus on water conservations,
line utilizes a patented copper shield
not just in times of drought, but also
to prevent roots from entering emitters
in anticipation of future population
and clogging the drip line. To keep the
growth. The City of Oakland
City of Oakland’s mature trees healthy
understands that water can no longer
and ensure they receive water, PTSD
be considered a limitless resource.
staff installed extra rings of the XFS on Surface Drip line around the base of
Clinton Pugh is a Certified Bay-Friendly
the trees. The trees that are located on
Landscape & Design Professional and City
turf areas were used to getting the water
of Oakland, Park Supervisor of the Parks &
they needed from the overhead sprays
Tree Services Division. He can be reached
that were watering the grass; now using
at (510) 615-5855 or CPugh@oaklandnet.
the drip line, we needed to take an extra
step to ensure they stayed healthy. XFS
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Keeping employees and citizens safe and secure in public buildings Patrick Stock Facilities Supervisor Public Works Department City of Ventura, California
n December 2, 2015 at a San Bernardino County office holiday party, active shooters opened fire where 14 innocent people were killed and 22 were injured, most of them county employees. This is too close to home. Nationwide, there is an increased threat from workplace violence and active shooters. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and local law enforcement agencies support prevention efforts and employee safety awareness. Facilities departments have an important role in improving the safety and security of public buildings. As facilities professionals, we are responsible for ensuring that our public facilities are clean, safe and inviting to our employees and citizens who enjoy using our recreational facilities, obtaining a permit at the public counter, or paying a water bill at city hall. The following steps were successful in improving safety and security at the City of Ventura public facilities.
3. Solutions – Implement Solutions a. Panic buttons alerting system b. Access control to monitor and control access or entry into a building or work area c. Approved ID badges and access control credentials d. Background check for access to critical facilities – contractors, janitors, etc. e. Best Management Practices f. Public safety or third-party monitoring g. Employee Safety Awareness Training and evacuation drills
1. Assess – Perform a building security audit and assess weaknesses in public buildings, such as windows left open, doors not properly locking, or inadequate security lighting.
The Ventura Police Department worked with employees at City buildings and in the office areas to evaluate the building and work areas for security/safety issues. After the evaluation, police presented a safety briefing to employees dealing with everything from what to do with an unruly customer to an active shooter situation. This was extremely helpful to strengthen the employees’ safety awareness, the Police Department’s familiarity with the building layout, and to receive recommendations from the public safety.
2. Evaluate – Identify and evaluate options for improved security including access control, security cameras, how to respond to an incident in progress, and hours of operation, security guard services, or employee safety awareness training.
The Facilities and Police Departments selected the Hirsch Velocity security system for City buildings based on reliability, durability, and compliance to the military and Department of Justice requirements. Ventura’s
by the public to the building to deter possible acts of violence, requiring visitors to check in to area, or escorting the visitor.
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Hirsch Velocity access control security system hardware consists of several 8-Door Controller HID Reader, Reader Interface Card, Mounting Box for Reader Interface, Door Electric Strike, Wireless Transmitter with Panic Switch, Power Supply, Cabling, HID Proximity Cards or Key Proximity Fobs, a dedicated network server and internet connection to administrative workstations. The biggest challenge was to install a state-of-the-art security system in the 100-year-old historic City Hall with marble, architectural wood paneling and historic doors and door frames. It was a satisfying accomplishment to complete the access control security project with improved security for the employees and with an aesthetically pleasing installation of the readers and modifications to the doors and hardware. After the hardware and software installation, the systems must be programmed with the door credentials for hours open or locked, who has authorized access to the area, and integrating the information to the monitoring station. As part of the implementation of the access control system, administrative processes were evaluated and
implemented. It is important to educate the employees to promote a safe and secure culture within the public buildings and workplaces. The employees may see wearing a badge or carrying a key fob as an inconvenience, but this attitude needs to change. Ventura collaborated with the Police Department to provide a building security assessment and made recommendations for improvements. The workplace safety policy requires employees to visibly wear identification so that an employee can be easily identified when the police arrive on scene of a threat to workplace safety. Many interior office areas that are not accessible to the public are locked with access-controlled doors. Public counter offices, such as the building department permit counter, are open during business hours. These office areas require panic buttons to silently notify police of an unsafe issue. Areas like these need more than one means of egress in the event of an emergency. Employee safety is also enhanced by installing ballistic-rated panels within the counter so the employee or innocent bystander can shelter in place. Other administrative measures include minimizing points of entry www.apwa.net
Most public agencies have good relationships with their local public safety departments and promote collaboration to ensure the safety and security of employees and visitors. The Ventura Police Department provides monitoring of the security system and will respond accordingly to a threat in City buildings. Depending on the services provided within an office area, the level of security is increased for more restrictive areas that include security cameras and limited access to employees. The Treasury Department in City Hall is one example of an increased level of security because of the amount of money that is processed. The City standardized on a citywide network platform that is monitored by the Police Department. The monitoring of the security network is effective for law enforcement to look when an incident is in progress or to be notified immediately through a panic button or alarm. Police and Facilities maintain the credentials for all the employees and coordinate with Human Resources for an active list of employees. The City of Ventura continues to expand access control throughout City Hall and other public buildings. While the installation of access control hardware may cost $7,500 for one door, the access control and security systems are a necessary investment and less costly than the loss of a coworker or innocent citizen. Patrick Stock has a Building Operators Certification credential. He can be reached at (805) 652-4532 or pstock@ cityofventura.net.
Right-of-way mowing and maintenance A historical perspective for outsourced services Deodat Budhu, P.E., Manager, and Elizabeth Serrano, Project Manager, Roads & Drainage Division, Orange County Public Works Department, Orlando, Florida
To provide citizens with the level of service they require, the Orange County Roads and Drainage Division has eight Maintenance Units strategically located throughout the 1,000 square miles of unincorporated Orange County to provide maintenance services to existing roadways, secondary drainage and infrastructure. To maintain an efficient level of services, additional sections within the division provide support to those maintenance operations. Some of the services are provided by in-house crews while others are outsourced to contractors. The current maintenance outsourced work covers the three main functions in regards to roadway, secondary drainage, and infrastructure maintenance. As part of the roadway maintenance activities, the County outsources most of the right-of-way mowing operations. More than 3,400 acres of roadway right-of-way are maintained once every four to six weeks. Since in subdivisions the majority of the rights-of-way are maintained by property owners, most of this outsourced right-of-way operations is performed on arterial and collector roads. Activities performed by right-of-way contractors include mowing, litter and grass clipping removal, edging, herbicide treatment, fertilization, inlet throat cleaning and brush control. 52
The County started outsourcing mowing operations during the late ’90s. Contracted areas, although limited to specific maintenance districts, were proven too big for contractors to handle. Services were paid as specific line items (e.g., mowing, herbicide treatment for weed control, edging, etc.) giving contractors opportunity to perform only the most lucrative services, neglecting others. Some contractors depended on the slow growing season of the year to bring contracted areas up to contract standards to avoid losing their contract due to lack of performance. Since at the time, contracts did not have penalties to ensure contractor’s performance, the County had to rely on lengthy documentation of problems as an attempt to promptly resolve those performance issues and ensure continuation of maintenance services. Numerous failing contractors defaulted on their contracts leaving behind additional work for the Maintenance Units to promptly complete in order to prevent safety, health and liability issues to both residents and the County. To assist in the resolution to some of those issues, several changes were incorporated to the contracts. Areas were separated to make them more manageable to contractors, www.apwa.net
services were streamlined to prevent contractors to continue performing some but not all required services, and penalties such as liquidated damages and re-inspection fees were added to the contracts. Those changes created other challenges to the County as more contractors became interested in providing services to the County. Some of those contractors included residential and commercial contractors with limited amount of resources to provide required services. Lack of understanding of contract specifications and underestimation of resources and needs became a new issue for the County to deal with. Small contractors, most of them prices per acres similar to the ones charged for residential lots, struggled to fulfill contractual requirements in regards to completion of cycles. Maintenance of contracted areas once again started falling behind schedule as contractors tried to keep their contracts during the rainy season.
Contractors’ Failure and Issues to the County Most of those contractors failed providing services due to one or more of the following factors: • Lack of understanding contract requirements and specifications • Lack of experience
• Lack of resources (equipment and personnel)
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• Substandard equipment • Unrealistic bid prices for required services • Multiple contract awards • Loss of insurance Their lack of performance and failure to comply with contract requirements resulted in: • Line of sight issues • Citizens’ safety concerns • Safety concerns in school zones • Safety concerns regarding sidewalks • Flooding as a result of lack of ditch maintenance • Commissioners’ concerns • Hire emergency contractors for triple the cost • Overtime pay for Maintenance Units to “put out fires” • Extra time spent by staff to train emergency contractors and conduct pre-work drive-through areas • Excessive cleanup to reclaim county rights-of-way and property
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Average Cost Determination To assist contractors in making an educated determination of prices for contracted areas, County staff engaged in the determination of average cost per acre for each of the maintained areas taking into consideration not only those prices for successful and failing contractors but the cost for inhouse operations, other municipalities and market conditions.
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There are 18 contracted mowing areas in the counties performed by almost 10
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contractors. The representation of the average historical cost trend, per fiscal year for mowing operations utilized is shown below. Evaluated information includes term and emergency service costs utilized to ensure continuation of maintenance activities (see below). Price fluctuations for 2010 reflect the crude reality contractors have dealt with for many years; lowcost contractors not only delay maintenance of the areas but skyrocket prices when it is time to bring them back up to standard. Since every area is unique in nature, careful determination of equipment needs and cost is needed to ensure proper continuation of services. This
Pricing. Proposed prices for services to be provided were compared to the specific estimated cost for the area. Those unit prices were also evaluated for consistency with other submitted bids as another indicator of acceptability. Since price differentials could be the result of market fluctuations and time, therefore an individual choice of the respective bidders depending on their available resources and experience with similar contracts, to properly determine acceptability of pricing a unit price, a tolerance percent scale could have been applied for determination. The upper and lower limits for the price tolerance percentage range in general were Âą15% of the unit price in accordance to common economic standards.
information was incorporated as part of the bid package as historical data for their guidance and was not mandatory on them. Additional information such as detailed listing of areas to be maintained was still part of information provided to contractors for bidding purposes.
Evaluation of Bidders As part of competitive invitation for bidding process, received bid packages for services to be provided were reviewed and evaluated based on the following criteria: responsiveness; responsibility (including references and similar experience); technical compliance with the specifications; and acceptability of price:
Following those guidelines, charts were developed for determination of acceptability of price for each one of the bidders (see above chart).
Resources. As part of the qualification of bidders, contractors were required to provide a written signed statement that resources were available, understanding of contract requirements and suitability of prices.
Based on provided information, bidders were evaluated to determine compliance for available resources. References and Experience. Contractors were also evaluated to determine proven experience with similar contracts. That experience allowed contractors not only to
determine if they had the capability of performing as required on contract specifications but to also determine resources needed and acceptable prices for the services. This information also provided an indication of the quality of services provided by contractors to other entities and agencies they had provided services to. Most of our
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mowing contracts required contractors to have at least two years of relevant experience on similar contracts and the capability of maintaining a specific amount of acres combined. Previous contracts with the County were also taken into consideration during the evaluation of the responsiveness of the contractors. Based on provided and verified information, bidders were evaluated to determine compliance with the references and experience (see p. 56). Overall Acceptability of the Bid. Based on entire evaluation, a summary of findings was provided for the first three apparent low bidders for the services. The summary included details on the meeting or failing evaluation criteria.
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• Detailed information of the training and safety programs given to all employees regarding proper use of equipment and procedures. • Name on copy of the license for one Certified Pest Control License with Pesticide Application qualified in right-of-way category on staff. • Statement that one company representative at each work site shall be fluent in the English language.
This summary included as a minimum not only the evaluation criteria for determination of bidders’ responsibility but had to take into consideration the County’s best interest for consideration of contract awards from the Division’s perspective and needs.
New Approach Despite the County’s efforts to assist contractors to make an educated determination of resources needed and reasonable price for services to be provided, contractors continued failing to perform as required in contract documents.
needs for services, several contractors were pre-qualified based on the following criteria:
Experience • Minimum of three consecutive years of right-of-way mowing services provided for commercial or governmental properties. Services are to be provided in urban/rural areas covering over 100 acres. • Minimum of three current commercial or government references with brief description of the work, location, dates of contract. • Copy of current occupational license.
To remedy this situation, the County recently decided to pre-qualify contractors to provide right-of-way mowing services as another strategy to ensure continuation of services while minimizing contractors’ failures to perform due to lack of resources or proper understanding of contract requirements. In addition, minimum guaranteed of six cycles and a one-time cleanup cycle is built into the contracts to open price competition among contractors. Using a competitive Request for Qualification process based on specific 56
• Time firm has been in business under current name.
• Statement that all employees assigned to work on any contract for the County are legal U.S. citizens or possess eligibility from the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service to be employed in the United States. • Written statement acknowledging that all staff will be required to perform all obligations and functions on County property in a professional and business-like manner and must wear uniforms identifying the company name. • List of operations managers and supervisors of leased, rented or owned equipment used in rightof-way mowing operations. At a minimum the equipment list must include the following: o 15-feet Batwing (1) o Slope Mower (1)
Staffing • List of operations managers and supervisors by name and title including résumés and job description. Managers must have a minimum of five years verifiable experience and supervisors must have a minimum of three years verifiable experience working on commercial or governmental rightof-way and public properties.
o 6 or 8-feet Bush Hog (1) o 50” or 60” cut ZTR Mower (2) o Weed Eaters (4) o Edgers (2) o Blowers(2) o Herbicide Sprayers (1) o Trucks and Trailers (2) • Equipment maintenance schedule to include maintenance locations.
Equipment must be maintained to meet OSHA and manufacturer requirements and be able to perform the job in a safe and professional manner. (The County reserves the right to visually inspect the equipment and place of business.)
Although it would be the prequalified contractor’s responsibility not to overextend their operations accepting more work than they are capable of handling at a time, it is still our responsibility to ensure that contractors continue providing required services in accordance
to contract specifications and requirements at an acceptable and fair price to the County. Deodat Budhu can be reached at (407) 836-7887 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Elizabeth Serrano can be reached at (407) 836-7887 or Elizabeth.Serrano@ocfl.net.
Resource Estimating • Based on specific acreage amounts, specify the resources to be employed to satisfactorily complete a mowing cycle within allotted time. Resources are to be identified in terms of the manpower by position and equipment by type and quantity. • Written plan on how the equipment type and quantity and manpower/ position quantity were determined for providing service to each area listed.
Expectations Although the utilization of prequalified contractors has just begun, it is expected that maintenance activities would be provided on a continuous level. Although weather delays could adversely affect the duration of any particular cycle, the contractor’s experience and available resources should provide a positive turnaround to ensure property continuation of services. Processes in place for bid evaluations remain in place and the responsibility for determination of acceptability of prices still remain regardless of the pre-qualification process. Open market conditions and competition are driving service costs to a more competitive level. Therefore, it is important to keep in mind those constraints for which contractors are unable to comply with contract requirements.
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Developing an ADA Transition Plan Kristi J. Avalos President and CEO Accessology Too, Inc. McKinney, Texas
he Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is more than 25 years old now. So why, all of a sudden, is there so much pressure to have a current ADA Transition Plan? Let’s begin by explaining what an ADA Transition Plan is. It’s a document required by the Department of Justice that includes the following components: 1. A list of physical barriers that limit accessibility to services/programs 2. A detailed outline of the methods proposed to address the barriers
3. A schedule for achieving compliance 4. The name of the official responsible for the plan’s implementation (likely department level) In 2010, at the 20th Anniversary of the signing of the ADA, all of the federal agencies recommitted to the ADA noting that agencies have had 20 years to voluntarily come into compliance and if they haven’t, penalties and enforcement action will be sought through a program developed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) called “Project Civic Access,” a concentrated effort to ensure that Title II entities are coming into compliance.
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How does the DOJ know if the entity is coming into compliance? Well, because they have an active Transition Plan and they are working it. That’s the easiest way for the DOJ to know if an entity is doing what is necessary. A Transition Plan isn’t something which was developed back in the early ’90s and has been sitting on a shelf ever since. A Transition Plan isn’t just a sidewalk and curb ramp inventory, although the inventory is necessary to the plan. An ADA Transition Plan is a living document. It’s an accessibility Master Plan and needs to be treated like any other Master Plan. It should be updated regularly and, initially, include a full evaluation of everything offered by the entity, including a complete sidewalk, curb ramp and intersection evaluation. But it’s so much more. An inventory has to be done of each facility and park owned, operated or leased by the agency as well as all programs, policies, service and activities. This includes hiring and firing practices, job descriptions, emergency planning procedures, parks and rec programs, and the list goes on. Remember that sidewalks and curb ramps are also “programs” offered by most public entities. Without the last three elements, the Transition Plan would just be an inventory. The necessary documentation of how the issues will be resolved, when the issues will be resolved and who is responsible are critical to the overall plan and that is what the DOJ will be looking for if they call and ask for your plan. Many public entities haven’t begun the ADA Transition Plan process because they don’t know where to begin. Here are the steps to follow to get this in place:
Step 1 − Designating an ADA Coordinator
time, and resources to accomplish the duties.
The ADA Coordinator is a required position. It needs to be a person who is familiar with agency operations, trained or knowledgeable in ADA and other nondiscrimination laws (Title VI, Title VII), has sufficient authority,
There needs to be one person as the named ADA Coordinator, but Accessology recommends there is a responsible person in each major department that acts as the ADA
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liaison between their department and the ADA Coordinator. Suggested position locations: Office of CEO, Civil Rights Office, Legal Department, Planning, Public Information. Regardless of where, the ADA Coordinator must have authority to impact programs.
Step 2 − Providing Public Notice about ADA Requirements The public must be notified about rights under the ADA and the responsibility of the agency under the ADA. The notices developed should be ongoing/continuous basis. Each entity must decide what is effective for them. Accessology recommends an accessible website is at a minimum. The entity must provide the ability for the community to offer comments and have someone in place to follow-up with them. There is also a requirement to “reach out to the local disability community” and this can be done in a number of ways. Public outreach should involve activists, advocacy groups, general citizens, organizations that support the rights of the disabled, elected official, Governor’s Council, as well as other agencies (local and state).
Step 3 − Establishing a Grievance Procedure The grievance procedure should include: • A description of how and where a complaint under Title II may be filed with the government entity; • A description of the time frames and processes to be followed by the complainant and the government entity; • Information on how to appeal an adverse decision; and, • A statement of how long complaint files will be retained. 60
The procedure should enable the filing of complaints in a variety of forms and formats. Once a state or local government establishes a grievance procedure under the ADA, it should be distributed to all agency heads.
Step 4 − Developing internal design standards, specifications, details Use the ADAAG, IBC, and PROWAG to develop your accessibility standards, but make sure you have the latest versions. Older versions can cause a project to be non-compliant. Along with this should be your policies and standards and should also include:
Accessology recommends field investigations include extensive photos of site investigations, detailed data collection forms and that the data becomes more usable by putting it into your existing data management/GISbased system.
Step 6 − Approving a schedule and budget to implement the Transition Plan Once all of the data is collected you can determine what the dollar amount will be to decide what actions to schedule each year to address barriers. Properly placed budgets will help the annual planning process.
• Detectable Warnings • Policy on use of Accessible Pedestrian Signals • Transit/Para-transit & access to stations • Furniture/Landscaping Zones • Shared Use Paths
Projects need to be prioritized using a priority system and ranking process. This will help determine which projects need to be done first and which can wait a few years and get them scheduled annually.
Step 7 − Monitoring progress on implementation of the Transition Plan
Always remember that these standards are minimum standards so you can set your in-house standard to something better. Tolerances should enable compliance—don’t spec at the limit! Ensure that all accessible routes have temporary pedestrian facilities/detours in place in accordance with both MUTCD and PROWAG.
Finally, there needs to be a monitoring process in place. It’s a living document, so things will change. Use the Transition Plan in annual planning cycle. Establish your baseline from the initial inventory and update it regularly (annually recommended). Then develop a tracking system to monitor progress.
Step 5 − Developing Self Evaluation and Transition Plan
Once in place, the ADA Transition Plan is a very valuable tool, pulling together valuable information about the agency. It offers a great deal of protection against fines and penalties from the federal agencies and creates a positive environment for the community.
This step requires taking all of the data collected from walking each and every sidewalk and curb ramp, assessing every facility and park, reading through all of the ordinances, policies, procedures, Boards and Commissions, job descriptions, program descriptions as well as everything the entity has completed over the past 25 years and pull it all together into a single document. www.apwa.net
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American Road Machinery Company (844) 294-5862 FAX: (330) 546-7496 3026 Saratoga Ave SW Canton, OH 44706-2236 www.amroadmach.com
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ARRB Group, Inc (610) 321-8301 770 Pennsylvania Dr Ste 112 Exton, PA 19341-1186
Amick Equipment Company, Inc (803) 359-6656 FAX: (803) 359-0925 PO Box 1965 Lexington, SC 29071-1965 www.amickequipment.com
ARS Engineers, Inc (214) 739-3152 FAX: (214) 739-3169 12801 N Central Expy Ste 1250 Dallas, TX 75243-1861 www.arsengineers.com
A-N West, Inc (510) 222-9800 FAX: (510) 222-6714 3095 Richmond Pkwy Ste 212 San Pablo, CA 94806-5875
AshBritt Environmental (954) 545-3535 FAX: (954) 545-3585 565 E Hillsboro Blvd Deerfield Beach, FL 33441-3543 www.ashbritt.com
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Behnke Materials Engineering (608) 449-8427 FAX: (608) 713-4823 3621 E Hart Rd Beloit, WI 53511-9538
Aspect Consulting LLC (206) 838-6589 401 2nd Ave S Ste 201 Seattle, WA 98104-3870
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Helac Corporation (360) 825-1601 FAX: (360) 825-1603 TOLL FREE: (800) 327-2589 225 Battersby Ave Enumclaw, WA 98022-8204 www.helac.com
Henderson Products, Inc. (563) 927-7210 FAX: (563) 927-7015 PO Box 40 Manchester, IA 52057-0040
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Seminole Tribe of Florida (954) 894-1060 FAX: (954) 989-1172 3107 N State Road 7 Hollywood, FL 33021-2102 SEPI Engineering & Construction, Inc (919) 573-9923 FAX: (919) 789-9591 1025 Wade Ave Raleigh, NC 27605-1158 www.sepiengineering.com SFM Services, Inc (305) 818-2424 FAX: (305) 818-3510 9700 NW 79th Ave Hialeah, FL 33016-2514 www.sfmservices.com Shafer Kline & Warren, Inc (913) 888-7800 FAX: (913) 888-7868 TOLL FREE: (800) 280-8901 11250 Corporate Ave Lenexa, KS 66219-1392 www.skw-inc.com Shannon & Wilson, Inc (206) 632-8020 FAX: (206) 695-6777 400 N 34th St Ste 100 Seattle, WA 98103-8600 www.shannonwilson.com SharpeSoft, Inc (530) 671-6499 FAX: (530) 671-5739 TOLL FREE: (800) 777-0786 925 Market St Yuba City, CA 95991-4210 www.sharpeipm.com Shenandoah Fleet Maintenance and Management LLC (540) 347-7407 FAX: (703) 656-4795 PO Box 3121 Warrenton, VA 20188-1821 Short Elliott Hendrickson, Inc FAX: (888) 908-8166 TOLL FREE: (800) 325-2055 3535 Vadnais Center Dr Ste 200 Saint Paul, MN 55110-5108 www.sehinc.com Sidney B Bowne & Son LLP (516) 746-2350 FAX: (516) 747-1396 235 E Jericho Tpke Mineola, NY 11501-2032 www.bownegroup.com Siewert Equipment (585) 482-9640 FAX: (585) 482-4149 175 Akron St Rochester, NY 14609-7297 www.siewertequipment.com Skillings Connolly, Inc (360) 491-3399 FAX: (360) 491-3857 PO Box 5080 5016 Lacey Blvd SE Lacey, WA 98509-5080 www.skillings.com Slater Hanifan Group, Inc (702) 284-5300 FAX: (702) 284-5399 5740 Arville St Ste 216 Las Vegas, NV 89118-3070 www.shg-inc.com
Slope Care LLC (407) 765-3246 FAX: (407) 277-2394 207 N Goldenrod Rd Ste 400 Orlando, FL 32807-8294 www.slopecare.com SNI Solutions (888) 840-5564 FAX: (309) 944-4620 TOLL FREE: (888) 840-5564 205 N Stewart St Geneseo, IL 61254-1241 www.snisolutions.com Southeastern Surveying & Mapping Corporation (407) 292-8580 FAX: (407) 292-0141 6500 All American Blvd Orlando, FL 32810-4350 www.southeasternsurveying.com Southwest Gas Corporation (602) 484-5453 PO Box 52075 Phoenix, AZ 85072-2075 www.swgas.com SpectraShield Liner Systems (904) 419-4889 FAX: (904) 419-4892 4527 Sunbeam Rd Jacksonville, FL 32257-6111 Sprung Instant Structures, Inc. (403) 601-2292 FAX: (403) 601-4833 5711 W Dannon Way West Jordan, UT 84081-6200 www.sprung.com Standard Equipment Company (312) 829-1919 FAX: (312) 829-6142 TOLL FREE: (800) 633-2997 2033 W Walnut St Chicago, IL 60612-2317 www.standardequipment.com Stanley Consultants, Inc (563) 264-6600 FAX: (563) 264-6658 TOLL FREE: (800) 553-9694 225 Iowa Ave Muscatine, IA 52761-3764 www.stanleygroup.com Stantec Consulting Services (425) 289-7345 FAX: (425) 869-1190 TOLL FREE: (800) 835-0292 11130 NE 33rd Pl Ste 200 Bellevue, WA 98004-1465 www.stantec.com Stantec Consulting Services (913) 202-6867 FAX: (913) 498-0511 6800 College Blvd Ste 380 Overland Park, KS 66211-1564 www.stantec.com Stantec Consulting Services (651) 604-4707 FAX: (651) 636-1311 TOLL FREE: (800) 880-4700 2335 Highway 36 W Saint Paul, MN 55113-3819 www.stantec.com
Stay Alert Safety Services, Inc (336) 993-2828 FAX: (336) 993-6929 TOLL FREE: (866) 897-2828 272 Clayton Forest Dr PO Box 467 Kernersville, NC 27284-3796 www.stayalertsafety.com
Swenson Products, Inc (888) 825-7323 FAX: (815) 393-4964 TOLL FREE: (888) 825-7323 PO Box 127 127 Walnut St Lindenwood, IL 61049-0127 www.swensonproducts.com
Stenstrom Excavation & Blacktop Group (815) 398-3478 FAX: (815) 229-0978 2422 Center St Rockford, IL 61108-7446 www.rstenstrom.com
Swinerton Management & Consulting (415) 984-1287 FAX: (415) 984-1292 260 Townsend St San Francisco, CA 94107-1719 www.swinerton.com
Sternberg Lighting TOLL FREE: (800) 621-3376 555 Lawrence Ave Roselle, IL 60172-1568 www.sternberglighting.com
Taber Consultants (916) 371-1690 FAX: (916) 371-1256 TOLL FREE: (888) 423-0573 3911 W Capitol Ave West Sacramento, CA 95691-2116 www.taberconsultants.com
Stonebrooke Engineering (952) 402-9202 FAX: (952) 403-6803 12279 Nicollet Ave Burnsville, MN 55337-1650 www.stonebrookeengineering.com Strand Associates, Inc (608) 251-4843 FAX: (608) 251-8655 910 W Wingra Dr Madison, WI 53715-1943 www.strand.com Strawser Construction, Inc (614) 276-5501 FAX: (614) 276-0570 1595 Frank Rd Columbus, OH 43223-3737 www.strawserinc.com Stringfellow, Inc (615) 226-4900 FAX: (615) 226-8685 2710 Locust St Nashville, TN 37207-4036 Sturgis Materials, Inc (913) 371-7757 FAX: (913) 371-7764 PO Box 5133 Kansas City, KS 66119-0133 Summit Associates (925) 363-5560 FAX: (925) 363-5511 2300 Clayton Rd Ste 1380 Concord, CA 94520-2161 www.summitcm.com Sun Peaks Utilities (250) 578-5416 FAX: (250) 578-5516 1280 Alpine Rd Sun Peaks, BC V0E 5N0 www.sunpeaksutilities.com Sunland Asphalt (602) 288-5043 FAX: (602) 680-1592 6844 E Vista Drive Paradise Valley, AZ 85253 Sunrise Engineering, Inc (480) 768-8600 FAX: (480) 768-8609 2152 S Vineyard Ste 123 Mesa, AZ 85210-6882 www.sunrise-eng.com
Team Consultants, Inc (817) 467-5500 FAX: (816) 468-9920 3101 Pleasant Valley Ln Ste 101 Arlington, TX 76015-2916 Tech Products, Inc (718) 442-4900 FAX: (718) 442-2124 105 Willow Ave Staten Island, NY 10305-1896 Telco Supply Company (580) 622-2170 FAX: (580) 622-2451 TOLL FREE: (800) 344-3430 124 W Vinita Ave PO Box 775 Sulphur, OK 73086-3821 www.telcosupply.com Tenco, Inc (450) 549-2411 FAX: (450) 549-2410 TOLL FREE: (800) 318-3626 1318 Principale St St-Valerien-de-Milton, QC J0H 2B0 www.tenco.ca Terra Engineering (312) 467-0123 FAX: (312) 467-0220 225 W Ohio 4th Fl Chicago, IL 60654-4151 www.terraengineering.com Terracare Associates (720) 587-2533 FAX: (720) 587-2571 7272 S Eagle St Centennial, CO 80112-4244 Terracon Consultants (801) 545-8500 FAX: (801) 545-8600 14850 S Pony Express Rd Ste 150N Bluffdale, UT 84065-5587 www.terracon.com TETRA TECH (425) 635-1000 FAX: (425) 635-1150 400 112th Ave NE Ste 400 Bellevue, WA 98004-5540 www.tetratech.com Tetra Tech (780) 454-5688 14940 123 Avenue Edmonton, Alberta T5V 1B4
Tetra Tech EBA, Inc (604) 685-0275 FAX: (604) 684-6241 885 Dunsmuir Street Suite 1000 10FL Vancouver, BC V6C 1N5 www.eba.ca The Altum Group (760) 346-4750 FAX: (760) 340-0089 73710 Fred Waring Dr Ste 219 Palm Desert, CA 92260-2574 www.thealtumgroup.com
TKDA (651) 292-4492 FAX: (651) 292-0083 444 Cedar St Ste 1500 Saint Paul, MN 55101-2110 Toro Company (952) 887-7107 FAX: (952) 887-8693 TOLL FREE: (800) 367-8676 8111 Lyndale Ave S Commercial Division Bloomington, MN 55420-1196 www.toro.com
The Chazen Companies (518) 273-0055 FAX: (518) 273-8391 547 River St # 6 Troy, NY 12180-2269 The G Crew (818) 240-4157 FAX: (818) 240-8616 116 N Maryland Ave Ste 130 Glendale, CA 91206-4284 www.thegcrew.com
Trackless Vehicles Ltd (519) 688-0370 FAX: (519) 688-3644 55 Thunderbird Dr Courtland, ON N0J 1E0 www.tracklessvehicles.com
The Papers, Inc (800) 733-4111 FAX: (574) 658-4701 206 S Main St Milford, IN 46542-3004 www.themunicipal.com
Transportation Research Board (202) 334-2936 FAX: (202) 334-2920 500 5th St NW Ste 1 Washington, DC 20001-2737 www.trb.org
Thompson Pump & Manufacturing Company (386) 944-4127 FAX: (386) 761-0362 PO Box 291370 Port Orange, FL 32129-1370 www.thompsonpump.com
TranSystems Corporation (816) 329-8600 FAX: (816) 329-8701 2400 Pershing Rd Ste 400 Kansas City, MO 64108-2526 www.transystems.com
Thouvenot Wade & Moerchen, Inc (314) 241-6300 FAX: (314) 241-2391 720 Olive St Ste 200A Saint Louis, MO 63101-2338 Tierra Right of Way Services (520) 319-2106 FAX: (520) 323-3326 TOLL FREE: (800) 887-0847 1575 E River Rd # 201 Tucson, AZ 85718-5831 www.tierra-row.com Tighe & Bond (508) 564-7285 4 Barlows Landing Rd Ste 15 Pocasset, MA 02559-1984 www.tighebond.com Time Striping, Inc (479) 474-0452 FAX: (479) 474-0498 PO Box 1236 Van Buren, AR 72957-1236
Trillium Municipal Supply, Inc (905) 891-0635 321 Lakeshore Road W PO Box 59548 Mississauga, ON L5H 1G9 www.trilliummunicipal.com Trinity Hwy Prod/Energy Absorp Sys (214) 589-7495 FAX: (214) 589-8535 2525 N Stemmons Fwy Dallas, TX 75207-2401 www.quixtrans.com Trius, Inc (732) 751-9611 FAX: (732) 751-9619 5049 Industrial Rd Farmingdale, NJ 07727-3651 Trotter and Associates, Inc (630) 587-0470 FAX: (630) 587-0475 40W201 Wasco Rd Ste D Saint Charles, IL 60175-8535 www.taiengr.com
Timmerman Equipment Company (908) 534-4126 FAX: (908) 534-2320 PO Box 71 3554 Rte 22 W Whitehouse, NJ 08888-0071 www.timmermanequipment.com
Truck Country (563) 584-2636 FAX: (563) 582-8925 2099 Southpark Ct Ste 2 Dubuque, IA 52003-8095 www.truckcountry.com
Titan Machinery, Inc (952) 445-5400 FAX: (952) 445-0365 6340 County Road 101 E Shakopee, MN 55379-9052
True North Consultants, Inc (630) 717-2880 FAX: (630) 689-5881 1240 Iroquois Ave Ste 206 Naperville, IL 60563-8538
Turtle Southeast, Inc (727) 518-0962 FAX: (727) 518-9621 PO Box 1858 Largo, FL 33779-1858 www.turtlese.com Twining, Inc (562) 426-3355 FAX: (562) 426-6424 2883 E Spring St Ste 300 Long Beach, CA 90806-6847 www.twininginc.com TY Lin International (480) 333-4407 FAX: (480) 921-0002 60 E Rio Salado Pkwy Ste 501 Tempe, AZ 85281-9128 www.tylin.com
University of Wisconsin-Madison EPD (608) 263-2400 FAX: (608) 263-3160 432 N Lake St Engineering Professional Development Madison, WI 53706-1415 www.epd.engr.wisc.edu Uretek (281) 290-1111 PO Box 1929 13900 Humble Rd Tomball, TX 77377-1929 www.uretekusa.com Uretek ICR Gulf Coast (281) 894-4990 FAX: (281) 720-1222 11603 Windfern Rd Ste A Houston, TX 77064-4866 www.uretekicr.com
TYMCO (254) 799-5546 FAX: (254) 799-2722 TOLL FREE: (800) 258-9626 225 E Industrial Blvd Waco, TX 76705-9415 www.tymco.com Ultimate Recycle, LLC (626) 664-4987 692 W Foothill Blvd Monrovia, CA 91016-2024 Unique Paving Materials Corporation (800) 441-4880 FAX: (216) 341-8514 TOLL FREE: (800) 441-4880 3993 E 93rd St Cleveland, OH 44105-4052 www.UniquePavingMaterials.com United Resource LLC (734) 338-7730 FAX: (734) 338-7735 32940 Capitol St Livonia, MI 48150-1743
US Infrastructure of Carolina, Inc (704) 342-3007 FAX: (704) 342-1666 1043 E Morehead St Ste 203 Charlotte, NC 28204-2898 www.usi-eng.com USABlueBook (847) 775-6901 FAX: (847) 775-6908 PO Box 9006 Gurnee, IL 60031-9006 www.usabluebook.com Utility Service Company, Now Suez Water Advanced Solutions (800) 223-3695 FAX: (478) 987-2991 TOLL FREE: (800) 223-3695 PO Box 1350 Perry, GA 31069-1350 www.utilityservice.com V3 Companies (630) 729-6172 FAX: (630) 724-9202 7325 Janes Ave Ste 100 Woodridge, IL 60517-2256 www.v3co.com
United Rotary Brush (913) 577-0951 FAX: (913) 541-8336 TOLL FREE: (800) 851-5108 15607 W 100th Ter Lenexa, KS 66219-1362 www.united-rotary.com
Vacuum Trucks of Canada (a Jack Doheny Company) (905) 857-7300 FAX: (905) 857-7300 TOLL FREE: (888) 816-8862 180 Healey Rd Bolton, ON L7E 5B1 www.vacuumtruckscanada.ca
United Survey, Inc (440) 439-7250 FAX: (440) 439-4890 TOLL FREE: (800) 981-8417 25145 Broadway Ave Oakwood Village, OH 44146-6398 www.unitedsurvey.org
Valley Truck Parts, Inc (800) 783-8300 FAX: (616) 241-1170 TOLL FREE: (800) 783-8300 1900 Chicago Dr SW Grand Rapids, MI 49519-1211 www.valleytruckparts.com
Universal Field Services (918) 494-7600 FAX: (918) 494-7650 TOLL FREE: (800) 447-9191 PO Box 35666 Tulsa, OK 74153-0666 www.ufsrw.com
Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc (508) 813-2701 FAX: (508) 752-1276 101 Walnut St PO Box 9151 Watertown, MA 02472-4026 www.vhb.com
WEST Consultants, Inc (858) 487-9378 FAX: (858) 487-9448 11440 W Bernardo Ct Ste 360 San Diego, CA 92127-1644 www.westconsultants.com
Wilson & Company (801) 634-3164 FAX: (801) 302-0998 10913 S River Front Pkwy Ste 125 South Jordan, UT 84095-3502 www.wilsonco.com
Wallis Engineering (360) 695-7041 FAX: (360) 694-1043 215 W 4th St Ste 200 Vancouver, WA 98660-3370
West Yost Associates (530) 756-5905 FAX: (530) 756-5991 2020 Research Park Dr Ste 100 Davis, CA 95618-6148 www.westyost.com
Walter P Moore (713) 630-7300 FAX: (713) 630-7396 1301 McKinney St Ste 1100 Houston, TX 77010-3064 www.walterpmoore.com
Wilson and Co, Inc (816) 701-3181 FAX: (816) 942-3013 800 E 101st Ter Ste 200 Engineers and Architects Kansas City, MO 64131-3355 www.wilsonco.com
Weston & Sampson (978) 532-1900 FAX: (978) 977-0100 5 Centennial Dr Ste 1 Peabody, MA 01960-7985 www.westonandsampson.com
Walters-Morgan Construction, Inc (785) 539-7513 FAX: (785) 539-6521 2616 Tuttle Creek Blvd Manhattan, KS 66502-4479 www.waltersmorgan.com
WG Zimmerman Engineering, Inc (562) 594-8589 17011 Beach Blvd Ste 1240 Huntington Beach, CA 92647-7414 www.wgze.com
Wastequip/Toter (704) 872-8171 FAX: (704) 878-0734 TOLL FREE: (800) 424-0422 841 Meacham Rd Statesville, NC 28677-2983 www.toter.com
WGK, Inc (601) 925-4444 FAX: (601) 924-6708 PO Box 318 Clinton, MS 39060-0318 www.wgkengineers.com
Vance Brothers, Inc (816) 923-4325 FAX: (816) 923-6472 TOLL FREE: (800) 821-8549 5201 Brighton Ave Kansas City, MO 64130-3113 www.vancebrothers.com
Wallace Group (254) 772-9272 FAX: (254) 776-2924 TOLL FREE: (800) 336-1683 PO Box 22007 Waco, TX 76702-2007 www.wallace-group.com
Vanir Construction Management,, Inc (916) 575-8888 FAX: (916) 575-8887 TOLL FREE: (888) 912-1201 4540 Duckhorn Dr Ste 300 Sacramento, CA 95834-2597 www.vanir.com Vaughn & Melton Consulting Engineers Transportation (828) 253-2796 FAX: (828) 253-4864 1318 Patton Ave Ste F Asheville, NC 28806-2624 Velocity Road Solutions, Inc (770) 304-6012 FAX: (770) 968-3532 87 Amlajack Way Newnan, GA 30265-1068 www.velocitypatching.com Verizon Networkfleet (866) 869-1353 9868 Scranton Rd San Diego, CA 92121-1791 www.networkfleet.com Viking-Cives/Sno-King (315) 543-2321 FAX: (315) 543-2366 14331 Mill St Harrisville, NY 13648-3331 www.vikingcives.com Visu-Sewer, Inc (262) 695-2340 FAX: (262) 695-2359 TOLL FREE: (800) 876-8478 W230 N4855 Betker Dr Pewaukee, WI 53072-1430 www.visu-sewer.com
Water Resource Engineering Associates (805) 653-7900 FAX: (806) 653-0610 2300 Alessandro Dr Ste 215 Ventura, CA 93001-3778 www.wreassoc.net Wausau Equipment Company, Inc (262) 784-6066 FAX: (262) 784-6720 TOLL FREE: (800) 788-6066 1905 S Moorland Rd New Berlin, WI 53151-2321 www.wausau-everest.com WBK Engineering (630) 443-7755 FAX: (630) 443-0533 116 W Main St Ste 201 Saint Charles, IL 60174-1854 www.wbkengineering.com
Volvo Construction Equipment (828) 337-3722 250 Huey Rd Shippensburg, PA 17257-9209 www.volvoce.com/na
WebDPW LLC (603) 823-5578 FAX: (603) 823-7003 33 Dow Ave PO Box 907 Franconia, NH 03580-4915
VT LeeBoy, Inc (704) 966-3300 FAX: (704) 483-5802 500 Lincoln County Parkway Ext Lincolnton, NC 28092-6132 www.leeboy.com VTN Consulting (702) 873-7550 FAX: (702) 362-2597 2727 S Rainbow Blvd Las Vegas, NV 89146-5148 www.vtnnv.com Wade Trim (734) 947-9700 FAX: (734) 947-9726 TOLL FREE: (800) 482-2864 500 Griswold Ave, Ste 2500 Detroit, MI 48226 www.wadetrim.com
Webtech Wireless (604) 434-7337 FAX: (604) 434-5270 #215-4299 Canada Way Burnaby, BC V5G 1H3 www.webtechwirelss.com Weiler Engineering Corporation (941) 505-1700 FAX: (941) 505-1702 TOLL FREE: (941) 505-1700 201 W Marion Ave Unit 1306 Punta Gorda, FL 33950 www.weilerengineering.org West Coast Arborists, Inc (714) 991-1900 2200 E Via Burton Anaheim, CA 92806-1221
Whelen Engineering Company, Inc (860) 526-9504 FAX: (860) 526-4078 51 Winthrop Rd Chester, CT 06412-1036 www.whelen.com White Shield, Inc (509) 547-0100 FAX: (509) 547-8292 320 N 20th Ave Pasco, WA 99301-4963 www.whiteshield.com WHPacific, Inc (425) 951-4839 FAX: (425) 951-4808 TOLL FREE: (800) 375-4167 9755 SW Barnes Rd Ste 300 Portland, OR 97225-6627 www.whpacific.com Wilkinson Corporation (989) 843-6163 FAX: (989) 843-6451 8290 Lapeer Rd Mayville, MI 48744-9305 www.wilkinsoncorp.net Willdan Engineering (714) 940-6300 FAX: (714) 940-4920 TOLL FREE: (800) 424-9144 2401 E Katella Ave Ste 450 Anaheim, CA 92806-5982 www.willdan.com William Frick and Company (847) 918-3809 FAX: (847) 918-3701 2600 Commerce Dr Libertyville, IL 60048-2494 Williams Architects (630) 221-1212 FAX: (630) 221-1220 500 Park Blvd Ste 800 Itasca, IL 60143-3169 www.williams-architects.com
Winter Equipment Company (800) 294-6837 FAX: (888) 810-9363 1900 Joseph Lloyd Pkwy Willoughby, OH 44094-8030 www.winterequipment.com Wood Rodgers, Inc (916) 341-7760 FAX: (916) 341-7767 3301 C St Ste 100B Sacramento, CA 95816-3350 www.woodrodgers.com Woodard & Curran (860) 265-8069 TOLL FREE: (888) 265-8969 1699 King St Ste 406 Enfield, CT 06082-6052 www.woodardcurran.com Woolpert, Inc (513) 272-8300 FAX: (513) 272-8301 TOLL FREE: (800) 414-1045 11301 Carmel Commons Blvd Ste 300 Charlotte, NC 28226-5305 www.woolpert.com WorkSafe USA, Inc (217) 553-0963 FAX: (217) 487-7212 326 Hopple Hills Dr Springfield, IL 62707-4613 www.worksafeusainc.com Wright Construction Group, Inc (239) 481-5000 FAX: (239) 481-2448 5811 Younquist Rd Fort Myers, FL 33912-2215 Wright-Pierce (207) 725-8721 FAX: (207) 729-8414 99 Main St Topsham, ME 04086-1292 www.wright-pierce.com WSB & Associates, Inc (651) 286-8465 FAX: (763) 541-1700 477 Temperance St Saint Paul, MN 55101-2324 www.wsbeng.com WSP, Inc (623) 434-5050 FAX: (623) 434-5059 7777 N 70th Ave Glendale, AZ 85303-1334
Annual Buyer’s Guide (categorical listing) The Annual Buyer’s Guide is provided as a service by the American Public Works Association to its members to assist in identifying the corporate members that represent the consulting, service and manufacturing firms serving the public works industry today. It is by no means an attempt to list all of the firms serving the industry, only those that are APWA members as of February 22, 2016. The Annual Buyer’s Guide is not intended to provide endorsement of any particular products or services listed herein. APWA makes every effort to achieve accuracy, but cannot be held responsible for inadvertent omissions or incorrect entries. If any errors are detected, please notify the Finance/Membership Department at (800) 848-APWA. Business Services, ADA Compliance/ Risk Mitigation Cole & Associates, Inc Leighton Consulting, Inc Lynch & Associates-Engineering Consultants LLC Vanir Construction Management, Inc Business Services, Advertising Equipment World/Randall Reilly Publishing Co Stonebrooke Engineering Business Services, Appraisal/ Appraisal Review Associated Right of Way Services, Inc Becher-Hoppe Associates, Inc Mesa Associates, Inc Universal Field Services Business Services, Asset Management Services Adhara Systems, Inc AgileAssets, Inc Azteca Systems/Cityworks Burgess and Niple, Inc Cal Engineering & Geology, Inc Carollo Engineers CarteGraph CDO Technologies, Inc Collier Engineering Company, Inc Colorado Barricade Data Transfer Solutions ESG Operations ESRI ESRI Canada, Inc FacilityDude Fay Spofford & Thorndike, Inc Fugro Roadware, Inc Gannett Fleming GeoEngineers, Inc Hanson Professional Services, Inc HDR, Inc Holbrook Asphalt Hoyle, Tanner & Associates, Inc HVJ Associates, Inc IMS Infrastructure Management Services MKEC Engineering Consultants, Inc Open Spatial
Paragon Partners Ltd Pipeline Inspection Partners Plante Moran Precision Contracting Services, Inc Rangerbid.com Robinson Consultants, Inc Southeastern Surveying & Mapping Corporation Stantec Consulting Services Tighe & Bond Universal Field Services Utility Service Company, Now Suez Water Advanced Solutions WebDPW LLC Webtech Wireless Woodard & Curran Woolpert, Inc Business Services, Asset Management Software Azteca Systems/Cityworks Bentley Systems CarteGraph CDO Technologies, Inc Civic Engineering & Information Technology, Inc CollectiveData, Inc Fugro Roadware, Inc IBM Corporation Lucity, Inc MKEC Engineering Consultants, Inc Open Spatial Paragon Partners Ltd RJN Group, Inc Verizon Networkfleet Volvo Construction Equipment WebDPW LLC Webtech Wireless Business Services, Claims Management Project Professionals Corporation Business Services, Communication EnviroIssues Equipment World/Randall Reilly Publishing Co FacilityDude Project Professionals Corporation Sanitary Equipment Company, Inc Stonebrooke Engineering Telco Supply Company
The Papers, Inc Webtech Wireless Business Services, Consulting Ackerman-Estvold Advanced Storage Technology, Inc AMEC Angus-Young Associates, Inc Associated Transportation Engineers ATKINS NA, Inc Barrientos Design and Consulting, Inc BBN Architects, Inc Bolton & Menk, Inc Burns & McDonnell CADsoft Consulting Cal Engineering & Geology, Inc CDO Technologies, Inc Civil Consulting Group Civiltech Engineering, Inc CollectiveData, Inc Colorado Barricade Creighton Manning Engineering LLP CX Consulting, Inc D'Escoto, Inc Dewberry Dokken Engineering Earth Systems, Inc Engineering Associates Engineering Resources Engineering Service, Inc EPS Group, Inc Equipment World/Randall Reilly Publishing Co ESI Consultants Ltd ESRI ESRI Canada, Inc Evans Mechwart Hambleton & Tilton, Inc Exeltech Consulting, Inc Fay Spofford & Thorndike, Inc Freyer & Laureta, Inc Fugro Roadware, Inc Geocon West, Inc GHD GovHR USA GPD Group Guida Surveying, Inc Hannum Wagle & Cline Engineering HNTB Corporation Howard/Stein-Hudson Associates, Inc
HVJ Associates, Inc HWA GeoSciences, Inc HydroCorp IMS Infrastructure Management Services Interwest Consulting Group James J. Benes & Associates, Inc Jones & Carter, Inc Jp2g Consultants Killeen Engineering & Surveying Kirkham Michael, Inc Klotz Associates KPFF LaBella Associates PC Larkin Lamp Rynearson Leighton Consulting, Inc Logan Simpson Lynch & Associates-Engineering Consultants LLC Mattern & Craig, Inc Meridian Engineering, Inc Mesa Associates, Inc MKEC Engineering Consultants, Inc Moore Twining Associates, Inc Murray & Trettel, Inc Murray Smith & Associates, Inc NW Engineers LLC Oates Associates, Inc Open Spatial Osborn Consulting, Inc Paragon Partners Ltd Perteet, Inc Pinnacle Engineering Group Pipeline Inspection Partners Plante Moran Primera Engineers Ltd Principal Engineering, Inc Project Engineering Consultants Ltd Public Works Training.com PX3 Quincy Engineering, Inc R2H Engineering, Inc RFE Engineering, Inc Robinson Consultants, Inc ROWE Professional Services Company Schaefer Systems International, Inc Schlagel & Associates PA SCI Engineering, Inc SNI Solutions Southeastern Surveying & Mapping Corporation
Stantec Swinerton Management & Consulting Team Consultants, Inc Terracon Consultants Tetra Tech EBA, Inc Tierra Right of Way Services Tighe & Bond True North Consultants, Inc Universal Field Services US Infrastructure of Carolina, Inc Vanir Construction Management, Inc VTN Consulting Water Resource Engineering Associates West Yost Associates Weston & Sampson Willdan Engineering Wood Rodgers, Inc Woodard & Curran Woolpert, Inc Business Services, Cooperative Contracts Elgin Sweeper Company/Vactor Manufacturing Monona Plumbing and Fire Protection Business Services, Data Conversion Applied GeoLogics CarteGraph Evans Mechwart Hambleton & Tilton, Inc MKEC Engineering Consultants, Inc Open Spatial Paragon Partners Ltd RJN Group, Inc Southeastern Surveying & Mapping Corporation WebDPW LLC Woolpert, Inc Business Services, Ditch Management & Services KE&G Construction RH2 Engineering, Inc Business Services, E-Commerce Equipment World/Randall Reilly Publishing Co Telco Supply Company Business Services, Education and Training Atlantic Detroit Diesel-Allison LLC Behnke Materials Engineering Colorado Barricade ESRI HydroCorp LJB, Inc Manhard Consulting Ltd Public Works Training.com PX3 Salaber Associates, Inc Siewert Equipment
Business Services, Publications Equipment World/Randall Reilly Publishing Co ESRI Public Works Mag/Hanley Wood Bus Media, Inc The Papers, Inc Twining, Inc Business Services, Right of Way Acquisition Associated Right of Way Services, Inc Becher-Hoppe Associates, Inc Burgess and Niple, Inc Burns & McDonnell Cole & Associates, Inc First Group Engineering Hanson Professional Services, Inc HDR, Inc Interwest Consulting Group Kueper North America LLC Lockwood Andrews & Newnam (LAN) Mesa Associates, Inc Paragon Partners Ltd ROWE Professional Services Company RtVision, Inc Skillings Connolly, Inc Tierra Right of Way Services TranSystems Corporation Universal Field Services Wilson & Company WSB & Associates, Inc Business Services, Right of Way Appraisal Associated Right of Way Services, Inc Lochmueller Group Mesa Associates, Inc Paragon Partners Ltd RtVision, Inc Slater Hanifan Group, Inc Universal Field Services Business Services, Right-of-Way Coordination Associated Right of Way Services, Inc Dokken Engineering HW Lochner Interwest Consulting Group Larkin Lamp Rynearson LDA Engineering Lochmueller Group LOCHNER Mattern & Craig, Inc Meridian Engineering, Inc Mesa Associates, Inc Paragon Partners Ltd RtVision, Inc Southeastern Surveying & Mapping Corporation Tierra Right of Way Services Universal Field Services
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Sign Post Pulling Made Easy!
Increase Efficiency and Reduce Costs with JackJaw Post Extractors! JJ050X Series recommended for “tough” soils • Ideal for soils such as clay, rock or frozen soil • Handle extension for added leverage • 28 to 1 mechanical advantage • 100lbs push down on handle = 2800lbs upward force • Unit weighs 33 lbs.
• Fast, easy, safe sign post pulling • Grips tightly on any sign post, no slipping, no back strain • All-steel construction To find a dealer or to place an order, call 937.429.9089 or visit our website at www.jackjaw.com. For more information, email Bob@JackJaw.com.
JJ030X Series recommended for “normal” soils • 16 to 1 mechanical advantage • 100lbs push down on handle = 1600lbs upward force • Unit weighs 21 lbs.
© 2015 Construction Accessories, Inc. Patent No. 8,453,993
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“I have been asked to participate in a ‘crowd funding’ project. As a city employee, I didn’t know cities could fund their projects in this manner. Maybe I don’t really understand the term. Can you help?”
“Crowdfunding” has been around for a while but not often for local
government projects until recently. The definition is “asking a crowd of people to donate a defined amount of money for a specific cause or project.” You may have seen things posted on Facebook or Twitter where a family member or friend is asking for people to help pay for medical treatment or such. They usually indicate they are helping to raise a specific amount of money, say, for kidney transplant expenses. Crowdfunding is not limited
is for local government projects, it is
what they use. Being aware of the cost
usually a community supporter who
of garbage leads people to throw away
works with the crowdfunding platform
as little as possible in order to keep
to states, to my knowledge. It may be
their fees low. Waterville (Maine) saw
just what you are looking for.
its trash collection rate drop by 54% and Decatur’s (Georgia) fell by 42%
“For several years our recycling rate has been pretty stagnant at about 32 percent. We continue to stress recycling and send out reminders on our utility bills from time to time but nothing seems to change. Have we reached our maximum level of collection? Seems like there should be something else we could do to help us to continue to reduce landfill fees and be better stewards of our environment.”
when the program was implemented. PAYT has benefits far beyond increasing the recycling rate. Communities can save significantly on equipment usage, labor, transportation and other related costs. The environmental benefits are also great. Reducing the amount of trash that is sent to incinerators or landfills can dramatically reduce the amount of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere. And, when more people recycle, more materials
You should not feel alone in your
are made available for manufacturing
assessment of recycling efforts!
which creates meaningful energy
According to nationwide surveys, the
to a certain kind of project. Raising
average recycling rate for a community
funds through this manner can be
is about 35%. While that’s better than
Will you meet resistance from your
fast, efficient, and effective if done
where we started in the late ’80s and
citizens? Most likely. But it is also likely
right. Recently, community groups
’90s, it is not even close to the 50% goal
that for each individual that complains
have begun using the program to
we were supposed to strive towards.
about paying for what they throw,
support projects a local neighborhood
However, it is not time to give up!
another one or two will be happy that
or an entire community would like to
Approximately 7,000 cities across the
they are not paying a flat monthly fee
see accomplished but that the local
country have experienced a surge in
commensurate with what a family of
government may not have adequate
their recycling collection by utilizing
four or more might be paying and they
funds to provide. Using crowdfunding
the Pay As You Throw program and
are leaving only one bag of garbage per
has allowed public agencies to fund
they are enjoying great popularity
week. No one ever said that making
a wide variety of projects with a level
and effectiveness. The PAYT program
the tough decisions would be popular
of local community funding. Projects
brings per-volume, per-bag, or per-can
or easy. Realistically, recycling should
have run all the way from $100 for
pricing to non-recyclable garbage,
be priced at a reasonable fee because
bike racks to $81,000 match for
allowing households to pay for their
it is providing social and economic
construction of a dog park in a local
trash collection the same way they pay
benefits. Likewise, garbage should be
neighborhood. While the funding
for their electric or water use, based on
priced with a surcharge due to its costs
to society. From many recent studies, allowing your recycling rate to remain stagnant is a choice. Thousands of cities, towns and counties have been successful using the Pay As You Throw program. You may need to begin with a good education program for your elected officials showing the examples from other cities, the potential impact
“How many agencies are Accredited now? I know you celebrated having over 100 in Phoenix. Is the program still growing?””
Thanks for asking! There are currently 108 Accredited agencies
with Site Visits scheduled for four
of savings on equipment, tipping
more by the end of March. The
fees, etc., and the benefit to the
program continues to grow at a fast
environment from making a difficult
pace with over 30 agencies working
but wise choice. Let me know how it
under a contract to complete the
works for you, if you give it a try!
program and be ready for their Site
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APWA directors get “pied”
The directors before getting pied…
On February 25, the APWA headquarters staff sent our old office out with a whipped cream bang! Our charitable event began a week earlier with each director selecting a
…and after! Directors getting pied are (from left to right) Diana Forbes, Mabel Tinjacá, Larry Frevert, Julie Bebermeyer, and Dave Dancy.
charity for the rest of the staff to donate to. Each staffer selected a director’s jar to contribute to, and the director with the most donations would be announced as the proud winner of a pie in the face. Mabel Tinjacá received the most donations and the entire proceeds of over $500 were given to her charity, the Make a Wish Foundation. However, four other directors received pies in the face for good measure! A special thanks to all of the directors for being good sports and for participating in such a fun, charity-focused event that the staff really got behind.
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Tippmann Post Driving Equipment introduces side mount adapter for driving u-channel posts Tippmann Side Mount Adapter fastens quickly to all u-channel posts ranging in size from 2 lb. per foot all the way up to a 4 lb. per foot post. Whether you are driving an 8 ft. post or a 14 ft. post, this adapter will allow you to drive from a height you are comfortable with and your feet on the ground. This adapter is equipped with 11 sturdy attachment pins, which fit all major manufacturer u-channel hole patterns. The side mount adapter is then held in place by a long retaining pin and clevis. Learn more about this adapter as well as view online video demonstrations by visiting propanehammer.com. Or call toll free for a free brochure: (866) 286-8046.
ClearSpan™ is the industry leader for sand and salt storage ClearSpan™ Fabric Structures, the preferred choice for sand and salt storage, provides design-build and energy-efficient solutions for material, equipment and other storage needs. Just recently, the Township of Wayne Department of Public Works in Wayne, N.J., installed a 65’ wide by 100’ long ClearSpan Hercules Truss Arch building for their salt supply. The ClearSpan buildings feature abundant natural light and spacious interiors without support posts. With minimal foundation requirements, the structures can be permanent or temporary, and are easy to relocate. Made in the USA, they can be built to any length and up to 300’ wide. According to George Holzapfel, Wayne’s public works 98
director, “[The building] is well received. Material stored is safe from the elements and access for trucks and equipment is excellent.” For more information, call 1-866-643-1010 or visit www.clearspan.com/ADAPWA.
TAGSTER™ – Easy and Safe Graffiti Removal! TAGSTER™ Graffiti Remover is the safe, biodegradable, nontoxic, non-caustic, and non-flammable way for public works departments to eliminate graffiti and tagging problems. Whether you are trying to remove a declaration of love or gang symbols, TAGSTER unique gelled solution will allow you to wipe it away easily and safely. Removes graffiti from metal, concrete, wood, rock, plastic, restroom privacy panels or virtually any surface! For more information, call RHOMAR Industries, Inc., at (800) 688-6221.
No-Dig Snap-Tite® relines damaged culverts in a “snap” Snap-Tite®’s patented joint and installation system eliminates the need to remove failing culverts. Small segments are “snapped” together, all with watertight seals. With SnapTite’s ease of installation and variable lengths, 95 percent of culvert repairs are done off-road. This means increased safety for workers and motorists. Snap-Tite is made from HDPE pipe, has a life expectancy of 100 years and meets AASHTO Standard M326 for relining culverts. For more information, visit www.culvert-rehab.com or call 1-800-CULVERT (2858378).
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Kut Kwick Corporation celebrates their 75th year of doing business
Kut Kwick Corporation, celebrating their 75th year of conducting business, is a factorydirect equipment manufacturer best known for production of the heavyduty, slope mowing tractor, the SuperSlopeMaster (SSM38-72D).
Ideal for commercial and industrial use, SuperSlopeMasters are the ONLY zero-turn-radius mowers that safely cut BOTH slopes up to 40° angles and flat areas; have an average life span of 12 to 20 years; can complete an eight-hour work shift without the necessity of refueling; have the lowest cost of ownership of ANY commercial slope mower in the market! Visit www.kutkwick.com or call (912) 265-1630 for more information.
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The exam questions were targeted at an individual having gained knowledge by working in the field.The APWA certification program is truly meaningful because it’s something you can’t obtain without real experience.
Being certified by APWA gives you respect, recognition and credibility because you have been tested in your area of expertise.
City regulators have acknowledged that having a CSM as part of a local government gives a more comprehensive approach with better understanding of what is required by the State/ EPA regulators.
It’s Your Time. Get Certified. For more information visit: apwa.net/certification www.apwa.net
Lindsay Transportation Solutions launches Road Safety App
GSSI announces affordable RoadScan™ 30 GPR system for road inspection and analysis
Lindsay Transportation Solutions, a division of Lindsay Corporation, has launched a new mobile app designed to improve efficiency while installing and inspecting road safety devices. Available for Apple and Android devices, the LTS Road Safety app is a field-friendly partner to standard installation materials. With the app, contractors can be assured that installation teams have the current information and media needed to properly install LTS road safety devices in the field. “It’s like having an installation technician looking over your shoulder,” said Scott Marion, vice president and general manager at Lindsay Corporation. “With this mobile app, questions about installation are answered in seconds with detailed instructions and high quality video with step-by-step audio.” For more information about the app and other Lindsay road safety products, please visit www.lindsaytransportation.com.
GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, announces RoadScan™ 30, a safe, reliable and non-destructive GPR system designed for road inspection and analysis. RoadScan is an affordable and versatile tool, ideal for measuring pavement thickness, conducting base and sub-base evaluations, and measuring available asphalt prior to milling operations. Transportation professionals can collect hundreds of miles of pavement layer thickness data in a single day. RoadScan 30 can collect data densities not obtainable using coring or other labor-intensive methods. Data can be acquired at highway speeds, eliminating the need for lane closures and providing a safer working environment by keeping crews out of traffic. For more information, please visit www.geophysical.com.
CalAmp’s GovOutlook deployed by City of San Diego to provide comprehensive fleet management and tracking services
BILCO introduces new, enhanced BIL-Guard roof hatch railing system
CalAmp, a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, has announced that the City of San Diego has deployed GovOutlook™, CalAmp’s Esri® GIS-based Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) system in city-owned vehicles. GovOutlook is a GPS vehicle tracking system that seamlessly integrates with the City of San Diego’s internal Esri GIS map and utility assets data and provides a complete real-time and historical view of vehicles and mobile resources across a variety of city departments. “CalAmp’s GovOutlook solution has enabled the refuse and recycling program to manage its vehicles and mobile assets with increased efficiency and productivity,” said Mary Valerio, Deputy Environmental Services Director with the City of San Diego. For more information, please visit www.calamp. com.
The BILCO Company has introduced the BIL-Guard ® 2.0, the second generation of its top-selling safety railing system. The BILGuard 2.0, like its predecessor, is a fixed railing system that provides a permanent means of fall protection around roof hatch openings. The new and improved model will be available this summer and boasts aluminum construction for increased strength and rigidity, a redesigned self-closing hinge and positive latching system, and stainless steel hardware throughout. The product is available in both mill finish aluminum and with a safety yellow powder-coat paint finish. The new system is even easier to install and does not require special training or certification for proper installation. For more information on the BIL-Guard 2.0 or BILCO’s other safety and access products, call (800) 366-6530 or visit www.bilco.com.
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INDEX OF ADVERTISERS
When you contact an advertiser regarding a product, please tell them you saw their ad in the APWA Reporter. Thanks! – The Editor Legend: IFC = Inside Front Cover; IBC = Inside Back Cover; BC = Back Cover
Advance Metalworking Co., Inc., p. 102 www.advancemetalworking.com
Crisafulli Pumps, p. 36 www.crisafulli.com DOGIPOT, p. 31 www.DOGIPOT.com
Appliqué Technologies International, p. 103 www.appliquetech.com
Easi-Set Buildings, pp. IFC, 103 www.easisetbuildings.com
Asphalt Pavement Alliance, p. 49 www.driveasphalt.org
EJ, p. 5 www.ejco.com
Best Management Products, Inc., p. 55 www.bmpinc.com
EZ-Liner Industries, p. 103 www.ezliner.com GVM Snow Equipment, pp. 69, 102 www.gvminc.com
Blackhawk Technology Company, p. 38 www.blackhawkco.com
Henderson Products, Inc., p. 89 www.hendersonproducts.com
Bonnell Industries, pp. 57, 103 www.bonnell.com
Henke Manufacturing Corp., p. 47 www.henkemfg.com
Camosy Construction, p. 103 www.camosy.com
Highway Equipment Company, p. 95 www.highwayequipment.com
Cargill Deicing, p. 33 www.cargilldeicing.com
K100 Fuel Treatment, p.103 www.K-100.com
CFA Software, p. 102 www.cfasoftware.com
Legacy Building Solutions, p. 103 www.legacybuildingsolutions.com
ClearSpan Fabric Structures, pp. 65, 102 www.ClearSpan.com/ADAPWA
Muncie Power Products, p. 11 www.munciepower.com/snow
Construction Accessories, Inc., pp. 81, 102 www.constructionaccessories.com 104
Oldcastle Precast, pp. 34-35 www.oldcastlecommunications.com
OPW Fuel Management Systems, p. 13 www.opwglobal.com/FMS Plastics Pipe Institute, p. 43 www.plasticpipe.org Precision Concrete Cutting, p. 62 www.SafeSidewalks.com RHOMAR Industries, Inc., p. 75 www.rhomar.com Rummel, Klepper & Kahn LLP, p. 103 www.rkk.com Schwarze Industries, p. 103 www.schwarze.com SDLG North America, p. 37 www.sdlgna.com Snap-Tite, pp. 53, 102 www.culvert-rehab.com Tippmann Industrial Products, p. BC www.PropaneHammer.com Trackless Vehicles LTD, p. 15 www.tracklessvehicles.com Transpo Industries, Inc., p. 102 www.transpo.com TYMCO International LTD, p. 93 www.tymco.com Volvo, pp. IBC, 103 www.volvoce.com/ExFactor
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Whitaker Construction has more than 60 years’ experience in underground construction. As one of the largest utility contractors in their region, they have to operate with a cutting edge. Jim says the EC380E gives them that edge — working up to a 480 class size, while fitting in tighter spaces — allowing them to tackle challenging jobs with more efficiency. Find tips to get the most from your excavator at volvoce.com/ExFactor.
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