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  • Emergency Road Money in the Works

    As we anticipate spring, we know this extraordinary winter was not kind to our roads and they will need substantial repair. According to good friend Don Stypula of Collaboration Matters, the State may be providing as much as $100 million in one-time funding to help road agencies. The Michigan Senate Appropriations Committee will present this […]

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  • Merry Christmas from P&N!

    We at Prein&Newhof wish you glad tidings In the spirit of the season, we want you to know how much we appreciate you and your hard work. You make a marked difference in Michigan communities. Here’s to another year of investing wisely, developing relationships, building expertise, taking responsibility, and building our community. How does GIS […]

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  • MNRTF Grants Shrinking

    The Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF) has a bank account that totals about $500 million. It plans to operate like a foundation does from now on. To protect their fund’s corpus, MNRTF plans to use only the earnings on the $500 million to fund future development and acquisition projects. This means annual distributions of […]

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  • SAW Grant Applications Delivered

    We made it! With a sigh of relief, P&N delivered a box full of SAW Grant Applications today in Lansing.  A special thanks to the clients that entrusted this critical application process to us. We wish everyone the best!

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  • P&N mourns sudden death of Mark Lee, long-time colleague and friend

    We are saddened by the sudden death on Monday afternoon of Mark Lee, who worked for Prein&Newhof for 27 years. Mark Lee, P.E.,  combined the skills of an artist, a diplomat, a humanitarian, a diver and an engineer. I saw and enjoyed all of these in action as we collaborated on very interesting and challenging […]

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  • Pipeline Magazine Features P&N Presentation

    The Michigan Association of County Drain Commissioners (MACDC) publishes “The Pipeline” magazine quarterly. The most recent issue includes an article about the MACDC summer conference, and highlights from the presentations given there. Prein&Newhof’s Grant Specialist Jim Hegarty, P.E., Harry Sheehan of the Washtenaw County Water Resources Office, and Keith McCormack from Hubbell Roth & Clark, […]

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  • Coastal land conservation projects – RFP Released for Funding

    The Michigan Office of the Great Lakes has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Coastal and Estuarine Land Conservation Program (CELCP). The deadline is Oct. 11, 2013. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) anticipates approximately $3,000,000 may be available through CELCP appropriations and approximately $800,000 through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative administered […]

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  • P&N’s Tom Smith, PE becomes chair of Michigan Section AWWA

    Tom Smith, P.E. became Chair of the Michigan Section of the American Water Works Association this month. Tom  is a project manager specializing in hydraulic engineering and modeling at Prein&Newhof. Tom has served AWWA in several positions over the past years, including: Board of Directors, 2007–present Source Water Protection Committee Dist. System Practices Committee Water […]

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  • Whitehall project makes SEMCOG Green Streets Guidebook

    The City of Whitehall reconstructed Lake Street as a green street last fall. The low impact design features are working so well that one of the storm water outfalls has yet to see water! Lake Street is located on the east side of White Lake, an EPA designated Area of Concern. Whitehall’s Lake Street has […]

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  • September is Aviation Month!

    “Citing aviation’s vital role in Michigan’s economy, Gov. Rick Snyder has proclaimed September as Aviation Month in Michigan,” announces MDOT.  At Prein&Newhof we applaud this designation and the Governor’s recognition of the value and significance the aviation industry provides to our state’s economy. We recently expanded our airport team to be able to serve more […]

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