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Jim Soltesz was honored to take part in the 25th anniversary celebration of baseball at Camden Yards with Governor Larry Hogan on April 3, 2017! Baltimore takes great pride in the fact that the Orioles makes its home to one of the best ballparks in the country. Since opening, Camden Yards has served as the standard by which all new ballparks are measured.

Jim is proud to have served as a previous member of the Stadium Authority where he played an integral role in building Camden Yards. He was responsible for the financing and construction of the stadium. 

On April 1st, Soltesz Survey Operations held their Annual Update/Safety Meeting. This company-wide meeting with office and field staff reviews and operations, safety procedures, and new technology. During this year's session, presentations were provided on the company's safety manual, new technology with unmanned aircraft used in survey operations, and an open discussion regarding software, programming, and field operations.

Ken Dunn, Vice President and Managing Member of Soltesz LLC in Lanham, Maryland, served on behalf of the Maryland Building Industry Association (MBIA) at its Annual Prince George’s County Chapter Breakfast event.

The Prince George's County P3 Water Quality Program has become a model for the nation. Click on the link below for a video from Corvias, our partner in the Clean Water Partnership.

https://vimeo.com/prr/review/208217558/00cd18b3ff

March 17, 2017 marked the thirty-seventh anniversary for Soltesz. In an era when companies come and go, Soltesz has achieved over three decades of innovation and steady growth. This milestone has been reached through the hard work and dedication of our employees and our culture of delivering unparalelled service to our clients that exists throughout the entire organization.

Soltesz, a regional leader in civil engineering, has taken the lead role in reviewing and working with the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) on its new design standards. The design criteria for WSSC utilities has become critical due to the increase of urban projects within the WSSC service district. We applaud WSSC for its efforts to update its standards to meet this changing environment. The Soltesz staff, with in-depth WSSC experience, has reviewed and commented on the new standards.

Soltesz is honored to be part of the Coakley & Williams Construction team to provide civil engineering and surveying services for the On-Call Design-Build Services for the University of Maryland College Park. The initial contract is for two years with the possibility of three additional one-year periods. The sum of all the contracts under the On-Call Design-Build contracts is expected to average approximately $10 million.

The officers and associates of Soltesz held an all-day corporate planning session at National Harbor on March 3, 2017. The program involved an overview of company operations, client service, training enhancements, and new markets. In addition, John Sikaitis of JLL provided a metropolitan area market study on new and emerging markets. Soltesz is continuously challenging itself to serve its clients and excel in its reputation as the leader in engineering, planning, environmental consulting and surveying.

James Soltesz, Vice-Chair to the Maryland Business Regulatory Reform Commission, was instrumental in revising the Soil Erosion and Sediment Control/Change Code of Maryland Regulations Erosion & Sediment Control Requirements.  The Maryland Register released a revised regulation on January 20, 2017.

Soltesz is proud to announce its recent selection to perform surveying, planning, and civil engineering design services for a minimum of 10 faith based or non-profit organization sites which have applied and met the requirements for the Prince George’s County Department of the Environment Alternative Compliance Program. This project meets the provisions and is a part of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Grant. The engineering team at Soltesz will retrofit these sites to provide water quality treatment devices to treat previously untreated impervious area.

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