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MALSCE News - Week of December 27, 2010

Type:  Featured News  

News and Upcoming Events from the Massachusetts Association of Land Surveyors and Civil Engineers (MALSCE)


MALSCE Seminar:   OSHA 10-Hour Training - January 21, 2011    http://www.malsce.org/index.cfm?pk=custom&ac=viewEventDetails&eventId=MA%20OSHA%201/21/11

With Bill Eyberse, Connecticut Department of Transportation
7:00 - 7:30 AM Registration, 7:30 AM - 7:15 PM Seminar
at the New England Water Works Association, 125 Hopping Brook Road, Holliston, MA; Off I-495, Exit 19 

Download the brochure:  1-21-2011 MALSCE OSHA 10-Hour Training

Save the Date:  January 28, 2011,  MALSCE Seminar: Legal Perspectives on Land Surveying Issues: What Every Surveyor Needs to Know (Part 2): Details: TBA


Central MA Chapter, MALSCE Dinner with Rich Vannozzi - January 12, 2011



Surveying Certificate Program Scholarship Applications Due January 31, 2011

Memorial Scholarship Applications (for Bachelors or Associates Degree Students):  Due July 31, 2011

Applications:   http://www.malsce.org/index.cfm?pid=10371


Help ACSM measure the effectiveness of its Government Affairs Program
Respond to their survey by December 31, 2010:   http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/82SB9FQ


New MassDOT Engineering Directive - Deep Foundation Construction Records and Procedures, effective 12-8-2010  http://bit.ly/h9MNdR


NEW 2011 Minimum Standard Detail Requirements for ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys - Effective February 23, 2011

Details:   http://www.malsce.org/index.cfm?cdid=10583&pid=10386


Small Claims Limit Raised to $7,000

On August 1, 2010, Massachusetts General Law (MGL c.218, s.21-25) was amended raising limit for small claims to $7,000 and changing entry fees.  For detail, see St. 2010, c.240, sec.156-157.   http://www.malegislature.gov/Laws/SessionLaws/Acts/2010/Chapter240

TRIG-STAR Program Seeks MALSCE Volunteers for High School Visits. 

MALSCE's Trig-Star Chair, Don Poole, is ready to help you bring Trig-Star and more information about land surveying careers to a high school near you:  http://www.malsce.live.getfused.com/index.cfm?cdid=10512&pid=10386


DIGITS Program Seeks MALSCE Volunteers for 6th Grade Classroom Visits

Help to grow the future of land surveying:  http://www.malsce.org/index.cfm?cdid=10573&pid=10386



Key Dates  (see http://www.malsce.org for details)

1/12/2011,  MALSCE Central MA Chapter Dinner Meeting with A. Richard Vannozzi:    http://www.malsce.org/index.cfm?pk=custom&ac=viewEventDetails&eventId=MAL_CMALS_1-12-2011 


1/19-21/2011,  New York State Association of Professional Land Surveyors Annual Convention:   http://www.nysapls.org


1/20/2011, Tentative:  Eastern Mass Chapter of MALSCE, Board Meeting and Dinner Program.  Details TBA, when available, will be posted on:   http://www.malsce.org/index.cfm?pk=custom&ac=viewEventDetails&eventId=MA-EASTDIN-1-2011


1/21/2011,  MALSCE Seminar:  OSHA 10-Hour Course at New England Water Works Association,  http://www.malsce.org/index.cfm?pk=custom&ac=viewEventDetails&eventId=MA OSHA 1/21/11


1/22/2011, 9 AM,  MALSCE Board Meeting, Schofield Brothers, Framingham, MA


1/26/2011, 6:30 PM MALSCE Berkshire Chapter Dinner  http://www.malsce.org/index.cfm?pk=custom&ac=viewEventDetails&eventId=MA_BRKSHR_0126-11


1/27-28/2011, Maine Society of Land Surveyors Annual Convention:   http://www.msls.org/


1/28/2011,  MALSCE Seminar: Legal Perspectives on Land Surveying Issues: What Every Surveyor Needs to Know (Part 2), Details: TBA


2/4/2011, 12:00 Noon MALSCE Proprietors Council Lunch  http://www.malsce.org/index.cfm?pk=custom&ac=viewEventDetails&eventId=MA_PROP_020411
2/15/2011, 3:00 PM, MALSCE Board Teleconference Meeting


3/19/2011, 9:00 AM, MALSCE Board Meeting, The Engineering Center, Boston, MA


4/26/2011,  3:00 PM, MALSCE Board Teleconference Meeting


4/29/2011, MALSCE Seminar:  ALTA/ACSM LTS Standards, with Gary Kent,  Details:  TBA
5/10/2011,  Design Professionals Day at the State House


5/20/2011, MALSCE Seminar:  Massachusetts Highway Law, with F. Sydney Smithers, IV, Details:  TBA
5/21/2011, MALSCE Board Meeting, Schofield Brothers, Framingham, MA


6/18/2011, 9:00 AM, MALSCE Board Meeting, The Engineering Center, Boston, MA


9/15-16/2011  VSLS 2011 Annual Conference at Killington Grand Hotel,  http://www.vsls.org/


9/23-24/2011, SAVE THE DATE:  MALSCE 2011 Convention on Cape Cod, Details, TBA


11/4/2011,  CALS 2011 Convention, 
See  www.malsce.org  for more on these events and news you can use. 


Season’s Greetings from The Engineering Center Staff.  Here is our holiday card to you: http://bit.ly/hXjw7m




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