The Retirement of a Legend – Leonard Meckley Meck-Tech, Inc. and Diversified Construction, Inc. announce the retirement of J. Leonard Meckley, P.L.S. Congratulations on a job well done! Leonard has been the founder and president for both companies since their inception in 1997 and 2000, respectively. Prior to 1997, he and a partner were the original owners of… Continue reading Art Thomas promoted to President of Meck-Tech, Inc. and Diversified Construction, Inc.
by Scott Shambach Most of us can remember the devastation of Hurricane Katrina as it bore down and utterly destroyed New Orleans in August 2005. We were shocked at much of the news footage of a city underwater and the inability of humanity to manage the force of such a monster storm. Our compassion rose… Continue reading Those Pesky Flood Zone A Determinations
by Scott Shambach How many remember the song Mama’s Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Cowboys by Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson? If you are into country music, it’s a good tune. Even if you aren’t, give it a try. If you listen to the song and decide to follow its advice, let… Continue reading Mama’s Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Cowboys
Brace yourself for dramatic revisions to the base flood elevation, or the 100-year flood elevation, by FEMA. If you own property along the 100 mile stretch of the Susquehanna River main stem/north branch in Pennsylvania between the Snyder County/Juniata County line and the Kingston / Swoyersville area, brace yourself for dramatic revisions to the base… Continue reading FEMA Is Raising the River Again
Elevation Certificates are fast becoming an important document for homeowners and business owners in the floodplain. Congress passed the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (BW-12) on July 6, 2012. The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) was created in 1968. Over the past 45 years, tens of billions of dollars have been paid in claims to help… Continue reading Elevation Certificates Explained