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Wrapping Up 2021

Last year, Baseline started the tradition of our 3-part Holiday Challenge. This December, we brought the challenge back to ensure that we incorporated all key aspects of the holiday season. The first part of this challenge, gift donations, was sponsored by Baseline for Community (B4C). Each office location selected a different organization to donate to:… Read more »

Baseline’s 2021 Holiday Party

In early December, Baseline hosted its annual holiday party at the Denver Downtown Aquarium. The event was held in the Nautilus Ballroom, alongside the Dive Lounge bar. About an hour into the event, the ballroom officially opened for a buffet-style dinner. There was plenty of food options— from the salad bar, to the meat cutting… Read more »

Berthoud Recreation Center Grand Opening

For the last 18 months, it has been Baseline’s privilege to serve as the owner’s representative for the Town of Berthoud in the construction of the Berthoud Recreation Center at Waggener Farm Park. On Saturday, November 20th, we joined community representatives and residents to celebrate the grand opening of this amazing facility and park. We… Read more »

2021 Thanksgiving Festivities at Baseline!

Over the past couple of weeks, Baseline for Community (B4C) held our fourth annual company-wide Thanksgiving Food Drive. We sponsored local food banks within the communities we work, resulting in donating over 1,600 non-perishable items to four different food bank programs: Gilpin County Food Bank, Community Cupboard of Woodland Park, Food Bank for Larimer County,… Read more »

The First Annual Jamie Beck Family Foundation Aneurysm Super Hero 5K Race

Baseline’s President Matt Tyburski participated in the first annual Jamie Beck Family Foundation Aneurysm Super Hero 5K Race last month! There were over 100 racers that gathered at the downtown Auraria Campus, which was followed by prize drawings, food trucks, vendor booths, and live music. The Jamie Beck Family Foundation (JBFF) is an organization whose… Read more »

Launch Party 2021 Re-cap

Every year, Baseline hosts a company-wide event called “Launch Party.” In 2021, we split our Launch Party into two parts— the first in January, and the second in September. Due to COVID, part one of the Launch Party was fully remote. As the year progressed, and with precautions in place, Baseline was able to host… Read more »

Baseline Races at Bandimere Speedway

In mid-August, eight of our Baseline members participated in the John Bandimere Jr. Invitational Challenge Race. This race was the second half of the fundraiser to sponsor Bandimere’s Race to Read program, following the golf tournament in July. Our staff was invited to race down the track called “Thunder Mountain,” which is a quarter-mile long,… Read more »

Baseline Race to Read with Bandimere

In 1995, Bandimere Speedway developed the award-winning “Race to Read” program for elementary school students. It all started in Jefferson County at Rooney Ranch Elementary School in Lakewood, Colorado; that is where the roots of this organization lie, and has garnered an overwhelming amount of positive feedback from the community in Lakewood sparked the long-term… Read more »

Black Hawk Clean Up Day 2021

Recently, Baseline, volunteered with the City of Black Hawk, the Historic Preservation Commission, City Council, and Gregory Street Plaza Partners in an annual cleanup day on June 25. This year’s cleanup focused on a stretch of Colorado State Highway 119 between the Coyote Motel and the Hidden Treasure Trailhead. Bottles, cans, cigarette butts, and trash… Read more »

New Hires of 2021

2021 is a year of growth! Baseline has added several new team members, across all divisions. From project managers, to construction inspectors, and everything else in between. Each of these individuals have already made an impact on the company and have helped lead us to various milestones of success. As a small-sized firm, Baseline has… Read more »

All About Softscapes

Softscapes 101 An essential of any landscape architectural design is balance, and two key contributors to this equilibrium are softscapes and hardscapes. When juxtaposed correctly with hardscaping, softscaping elements can create an aesthetic to a design that feels natural to the senses and showcases the unique character of a place. What are Softscapes? Softscapes can… Read more »

Community Involvement Spotlight with Danny Miller

Danny Miller, a Baseline long-time employee (13 years) and experienced survey CAD technician, recently helped lead Eaton High School girl’s volleyball team towards a State Championship title. The team won the 3A State Championship on May 13th, 2021 at the Broadmoor World Area in Colorado Springs. They went undefeated this season with a remarkable 18-0… Read more »

Administrative Professionals’ Day 2021

ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS’ DAY 2021 Today Baseline celebrates National Administrative Professionals Day (April 21st, 2021), to recognize the accomplished individuals on our corporate team. This group encompasses a wide variety of talents: from office managers, to human resources, marketing, business development, accounting, leadership, and everything in between. SURVEY THE ADMIN TEAM This event is celebrated annually,… Read more »

2021 ALTA/NSPS Regulation Changes

Several decades ago, the American Land Title Association (ALTA) partnered with the American Congress of Surveying and Mapping (ACSM), to create what was formally known as an ALTA ACSM land title survey; this was in effort to help streamline the surveying standards from state to state, regardless of where the title agency is originated or… Read more »

Steve Batchelder’s 2021 Sabbatical

OVERVIEW Steve Batchelder, a seasoned project engineer at Baseline for the past 12.5 years, specializes in infrastructure projects and 3D models for visualization. As a Baseline long-time employee, he recently had the opportunity to venture out on his second sabbatical trip. At Baseline, we offer a sabbatical program to all employees after their 7th year… Read more »

Women’s History Month at Baseline

Women’s History Month Women’s History Month is a month-long celebration in March, acknowledging women’s accomplishments and contributions throughout history and now. This month, we provide a few highlights from the ladies at Baseline. Julie Esterl, Principal Planner – When I was hired as a planning technician in 2015, one of the first clients I began… Read more »

National Surveyors Week 2021

A LONG HISTORY National Surveyors Week is celebrated annually during the fourth week of March; this year it takes place during March 21st-27th. The event was first created by the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM) in February of 1984. Additionally, the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan, signed a Presidential Proclamation… Read more »