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 »

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 »

Matt Tyburski, Baseline’s New President!

Matt Tyburski, Chief Financial and Operating Officer (CFO/COO) for the past seven years, has been promoted to President of Baseline. As he reflects on his time working here, he shows gratitude for his CFO/COO role. He loved that every day was filled with a variety of people from all different parts of the industry; whether… Read more »