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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 »

Plans, Codes, and Land Development

One of the most important initial steps in the due diligence phase of land development is to review the local jurisdiction’s plans and codes that apply to your project. The result of this review will likely be a significant factor in a developer’s decision to move forward with a project or move on the next… Read more »

Engineers Week 2021: Looking Ahead

 WHY ENGINEERING? “My favorite part about being an engineer is designing a piece of our community with life, health and safety in mind. I love that we can channel the forces of nature for the benefit of society. Whether it is safe roads, flood protection, water delivery, or water treatment, there is huge satisfaction having… Read more »

Baseline Celebrates National Engineers Week 2021!

When Baseline Engineering Corporation (Baseline) was founded by John McLain, PE, in 1998, the company’s foundation rooted from its expertise in civil engineering. From there, various different specialties have been added to the company’s services such as planning, surveying, landscape architecture, and more. Undoubtedly, John’s passion for the engineering industry, and the people within it,… Read more »

Streetscapes – Attractive and Functional Aspects

          Streetscapes play an important role in forming the visual aspects, function, and identity of a built environment. Streetscapes help with traffic calming, accessibility, character, a sense of history or community, urban public life, moving people safely and efficiently, and supporting land use function and aesthetics. When designing streetscapes, a deep… Read more »

Chris Manning Promoted to Division Manager and Operations Partner

Chris Manning, PE, Baseline’s Water/Wastewater (W/WW) Division Manager for the past five years, was officially promoted in January to Division Manager and Operations Partner. Through this transition of roles, Chris hopes to continue focusing on the big picture of the company; he plans to use the experience and knowledge he has gained over the years… Read more »