The Montgomery County Association of Township Officials (MCATO) held its Spring Convention February 24th at Presidential Caterers in East Norriton, PA. Township officials gathered at the event to discuss various issues affecting municipalities throughout Montgomery County. The feature presentation was about the topic of the legalization of medical marijuana and the legislation and impact for municipalities.
CEC is currently working on two bridges for the City of Bethlehem. The first is the replacement of the Monocacy Creek Pedestrian Bridge which had been closed due to safety concerns with its deteriorating condition. The goal for this 68 ft. long bridge is to provide the City with the most cost effective, low maintenance replacement. The bridge is located in the City’s Colonial Industrial Quarter and CEC’s plan is to harmonize the bridge with the surroundings and provide a truss-type structure with aesthetic handrail. The bridge is used heavily throughout the year for festivals and public events, including Musikfest. Continue reading
Upper Mount Bethel Township, founded in 1730, is located in the Lehigh Valley Region in northeastern Northampton County, bordered by Monroe County, the Delaware River, and Lower Mount Bethel Township. It is one of the oldest settled portions of Northampton County. The Township is approximately 45 square miles and has a population of approximately 6,700 people. The Township is primarily rural in nature with sprawling hillsides of farms and open space. Upper Mount Bethel is part of Pennsylvania’s Slate Belt. Points of interest include the Slate Belt Museum which exhibits the history and heritage of the area; the Slateford Creek Falls within the Delaware Water Gap Recreation Area; and Columcille Megalith Park, an outdoor sanctuary open to the public as a sacred space for quiet meditation. Continue reading
The 2017 Trade Show and Convention season has started and CEC will be in attendance. First is the Montgomery County Association of Township Officials, February 24th at the Presidential Caterers in East Norriton. Next up is the Bucks County Association of Township Officials on February 25th at Spring Mill Country Club in Ivyland. The Chester County Association of Township Officials follows on March 9th at The Desmond Hotel in Malvern. The purpose of each Convention is to bring the members together to vote for members on the Executive Board, resolutions to be sent to Pennsylvania State Association of Township Officials, learn about products that can help municipalities and learn best practices to implement in their municipalities.
CEC is looking forward to networking with existing clients, business partners, and potential future clients.
Pennsylvania is one of seven states to see a gas tax this year. The Pennsylvania rate increase is part of Act 89, signed in 2013. Act 89 restructured the State’s gasoline tax system and increased fees for various registrations, permits and violations to raise money for road improvements. The rate increase in 2014 was 9 cents per gallon, and in 2015 it went up 10 cents. This year it will cost motorists another 7.9 cents per gallon. Continue reading
Jim Horwath, Civil Engineering Technician from Carroll Engineering Corporation attended a lecture presentation in Fort Washington, PA on November 10, 2016 entitled “Pennsylvania MS4s: Preparing TMDL Plans, Nutrient/Sediment Plans, and Chesapeake Bay Pollution Reduction Plans“. The lecture was presented by Michael T. LaSala, Senior MS4 Program Manager/Analyst at LandStudies, Inc., Lititz, PA. Continue reading
Carroll Engineering hosted a reception for clients, colleagues and friends at The Water Club at Borgata during the 101st Annual New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference in Atlantic City. The reception was attended by elected and appointed officials, consultants and other professionals. Continue reading
October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Carroll Engineering Corporation (CEC) and its employees have once again, joined in the fight against this disease. Continue reading
The Delaware Valley Association of School Business Officials held its annual trade show November 4th at the Westover Country Club in Jeffersonville, PA. School officials gathered at the event to discuss various issues affecting school districts throughout the Bucks, Montgomery, Chester, Delaware and Philadelphia Counties. Continue reading
As Carroll Engineering Corporation continues to grow as one of the largest consulting engineering and surveying firms in Southeast Pennsylvania, we welcome the following new employees at our corporate headquarters in Warrington, Pennsylvania and our Hillsborough, New Jersey Office. Continue reading