Nappanee Receives Over $28 Million in Federal Aid

USDA Indiana Recognized City of Nappanee for its Wet Weather Conveyance and Treatment Facility United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Indiana and the City of Nappanee hosted a press conference on Friday September 12, 2014. Among those in attendance were USDA Rural Development Director Phil Lehmkuhler, Senator Joe Donnelly, Congresswoman Jackie Walorski, Mayor Larry Thompson, Nappanee City […]

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SRF Procurement Changes Effective October 1, 2014

On June 10, 2014, President Obama signed into law the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 (WRRDA). WRRDA includes provisions which will impact the Indiana State Revolving Fund Loan Programs.  Please note, the SRF expects to receive final interpretative guidance from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the next several weeks, however, in the […]

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Grissom Air Museum Tour – 2014 Northern Tech Conference

The City of Peru, along with Mayor Jim Walker, welcomed Commonwealth Engineers at the Grissom Aeroplex on August 27th for our 2014 Northern Tech Seminar themed “Celebrating 40 Years of Service – Aiming High for Engineering and Consulting Services.” Guests were able to take advantage of 4 PDH and 4 Wastewater and/or Water CEUs and conference topics were well […]

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Al Stong & Ann Dryer Take On ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Commonwealth Engineer’s President Al Stong and Comptroller Ann Dryer took on the ALS Ice bucket challenge in memory of one of our employee’s Judy Pence’s aunt, Martha Schubert, who lost her life to this disease. Now that they have thawed out, Al and Ann want to pass on the challenge to all of our clients. […]

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You May Be at Risk of Losing Federal Funds – Deadline September 1, 2014!

LPA Pre-Award Certification & Assurances Survey DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 1, 2014 by 11:59 PM Purpose is to monitor sub recipients for compliance with the nondiscrimination laws Self-reporting tool Due annually Accessible online at: http://itap.indot.in.gov Used to determine compliance with Title VI, ADA and Section 504 Information reported to FHWA Failure to complete on time = noncompliance […]

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USDA Rural Development Procurement of Professional Services

Recently, it was learned that USDA Rural Development will be requiring all applicants that are pursuing their funds to document the procurement of professional services.  This will apply to engineering and architectural services associated with the project. 7 CFR 1780.39 (6) states the following: Applicants shall publicly announce all requirements for engineering and architectural services, […]

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“Crown Point Closer to Meeting IDEM Goal”

Post-Tribune Article by Carrie Napoleon – July 31st  “CROWN POINT — The Board of Public Works and Safety approved an amendment to its contract with Commonwealth Engineering Services to design and oversee the replacement of the tertiary filters and sludge mixer at the city’s wastewater treatment plant along with repairs to one if its walls […]

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Stepping Back In Time in the “Hollywood of the Midwest”

The City of Huntingburg, along with Mayor Denny Spinner, welcomed Commonwealth Engineers to the beautiful Huntingburg Event & Community Center on July 16th for our 2014 Southern Tech Seminar. Guests were able to take advantage of 4 PDH and 4 Wastewater and/or Water CEUs and conference topics were well received by guests who made comments such […]

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Mark Downey, P.E., L.S. Reappointed for State Board

Mark Downey, CEO of Commonwealth Engineers, was recently reappointed to serve another term on the Indiana State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. Mark has been a part of Commonwealth Engineers since September of 1983 and his extensive experience and background allows him to continue to be a valuable part of Indiana’s Engineering community.

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