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R. Franco Digital and Betconstruct form new partnership

first_img Companies: BetConstruct Tags: Mobile Online Gambling AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Regions: Europe LATAM US R. Franco Digital, the digital division of R. Franco Group, has signed an ongoing strategic partnership deal with gaming technology and service provider, Betconstruct. Email Address Topics: Casino & games Sports betting Tech & innovation Social gamingcenter_img R. Franco Digital and Betconstruct form new partnership Casino & games R. Franco Digital, the digital division of R. Franco Group, has signed an ongoing strategic partnership deal with gaming technology and service provider, Betconstruct.The deal will see both suppliers integrate their products into mutual business areas across their global operations. The aim of the deal is to create synergies between both companies’ product portfolios.R. Franco Digital is set to gain access to BetConstruct’s global network of operator partners. BetConstruct, in turn, will have access to R. Franco Digital’s complete content catalogue, as well as its full range of products and servicesOf particular note is R. Franco Digital’s compliance-facing technology, which was developed alongside Spain’s gaming regulator, DGOJ, and Colombia’s Coljuegos.Commenting on the deal, commercial director at R. Franco Digital, Mario Benito, said: “Our goal as Spain’s most established gaming company is to seek first-rate strategic partners and allies in which we can share technology, products and knowledge, bespoke to each of their needs.“We’re delighted to be working alongside one of the industry’s leading technology suppliers and see it as testament to the quality of the games, products and services that our company offers. We look forward to a long and productive relationship together.”Aris Gabrielyan, head of regional business development at BetConstruct, added: “We are very happy to be partnering with R. Franco Digital, a benchmark for leadership in the Spanish market and a force to be reckoned with on the international stage.”The partnership represents the latest of many formed this year for each supplier, both of which have their sights set on international expansion.Earlier this month, BetConstruct’s B2C subsidiary Vivaro was granted an online gaming license in Sweden. The supplier has also been licensed in recent weeks to provide virtual sports and keno products by the Malta Gaming Authority, and last week struck a social and sports partnership with the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma.Meanwhile, R. Franco Digital struck a deal with Dafabet earlier this month, allowing the operator to use R. Franco’s platform to power its entry into the Spanish market. Both suppliers also exhibited last year at Colombia’s largest gaming exhibition, FADJA, as part of their strategy for further expansion into Latin American markets. Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter 17th June 2020 | By Conor Mulheirlast_img read more

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House of Switzerland Pavilion / Dellekamp Arquitectos

first_imgCopyHouses•Ciudad de México, Mexico House of Switzerland Pavilion / Dellekamp Arquitectos House of Switzerland Pavilion / Dellekamp ArquitectosSave this projectSaveHouse of Switzerland Pavilion / Dellekamp Arquitectos Architects: Dellekamp Arquitectos Area Area of this architecture project Save this picture!© Sandra Pereznieto+ 23 Share Houses “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/868720/casa-de-suiza-dellekamp-arquitectos Clipboard Area:  171 m²Other Participants :José Manuel Estrada (project leader), Alice Seban, Gustavo Hernández, Eduardo Cabral, Benoist Rouel-Brax, Laura Alonso, Antoine Vaxelaire, Javier Ramírez, Valentina Sánchez.Structure Engineer :Oscar TrejoArchitect In Charge:Derek Dellekamp & Jachen SchleichCity:Ciudad de MéxicoCountry:MexicoMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Sandra PereznietoRecommended ProductsWoodStructureCraftEngineering – Architectural & FreeformLouvers / ShuttersLunawoodThermowood BattensDoorsC.R. LaurenceCRL-U.S. Aluminum Entice Series Entrance SystemWoodBlumer LehmannFree Form Structures for Wood ProjectsText description provided by the architects. House of Switzerland Pavilion emerges with the celebration of the seventy years of diplomatic relations between Switzerland and Mexico, Dellekamp Arquitectos began to work on the project without a defined program and site, so a modular system was designed based on a triangular grid that allows adaptation to different locations and changing needs of the program, which allowed transformations during the design process. This adaptability feature allows it to be itinerant and a location to multiple sites without damaging the environment.Save this picture!DiagramFor the above, we placed a fragment of the pavilion in the Alameda Central within the framework of the International Festival Mextrópoli.Save this picture!© Sandra PereznietoThe use of wood attached to the materiality of House of Switzerland as a common way of building in Switzerland. The pavilion is designed in modules conformed by laminated wood of certified pine and metallic unions, promoting the use of the wood like structural material in Mexico. These modules are derived from the triangular grid, thus ensuring an efficient assembly and dismantling of the structure at the site. Its prefabrication and assembly are in charge of the company “Metal y Madera”.Save this picture!Floor PlanSave this picture!© Sandra PereznietoThe pavilion had two levels; its maximum height was 6 m, with an extension of 18.30 m front, by 11.50 m depth. The total of built meters is 171 m2, unlike the first pavilion this will be an open space without internal divisions, has an open forum for cultural events and on its upper floor a circulation that works as a viewpoint.Save this picture!© Sandra PereznietoProject gallerySee allShow lessCoLAB / MZNOSelected ProjectsI.M. Pei’s Inspiration: A Comparison of Masterful Architecture with Minimalist ArtArticles Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/868720/casa-de-suiza-dellekamp-arquitectos Clipboard ArchDaily Mexico Projects “COPY” CopyAbout this officeDellekamp ArquitectosOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesMexico CityMextropoli 2017MexicoPublished on April 26, 2017Cite: “House of Switzerland Pavilion / Dellekamp Arquitectos” [Casa de Suiza / Dellekamp Arquitectos] 26 Apr 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogAluminium CompositesTechnowoodHow to Design a Façade with AluProfile Vertical ProfilesRailing / BalustradesMitrexIntegrated Photovoltaic Railing – BIPV RailingMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic RoyalShelvingZeitraumWardrobe – Hide & ParkSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – Qd-ClassConcrete FloorsSikaIndustrial Floor CoatingsStonesCosentinoSurfaces – Silestone® Stone SeriesWindowsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSWindow Systems – FerroFinestra W20Panels / Prefabricated AssembliesULMA Architectural SolutionsMIS Facade PanelUrban ShadingPunto DesignPavilion – TentChairsInterstuhlConference Chair – Low With CastorsWoodreSAWN TIMBER co.Pre-Weathered Wood CladdingMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?瑞士展馆 / Dellekamp Arquitectos是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

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New members for Fight for Sight’s fundraising team

first_img  23 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Nwanne Amadi has been appointed fundraising administrator at Fight for Sight. She will be responsible for managing the fundraising database, processing donations and maintaining the Web site. She previously worked as a database project administrator for Christian Aid. Howard Lake | 2 April 2004 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img New members for Fight for Sight’s fundraising team Tagged with: Recruitment / people Prevention of blindness charity Fight for Sight has appointed three new members to its fundraising team.Jacqui Collins has been appointed corporate fundraiser at Fight for Sight. Formerly part of the corporate fundraising team at Whizz-Kidz, Jacqui is joining a new fundraising team at Fight for Sight and will be responsible for developing the corporate fundraising strategy.James Davis has joined Fight for Sight as trust fundraiser. Formerly part of the trusts fundraising team at The Children’s Society, James will be responsible for increasing income from trust fundraising. Advertisementlast_img read more

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2010 best year for Irish Community Foundation giving

first_img2010 best year for Irish Community Foundation giving Howard Lake | 6 April 2011 | News Last year was the busiest year yet in terms of grant-making at The Community Foundation for Ireland.Total grants of over €2.2million were made in 2010 and there was an increase in the number of charitable funds under management to 50. New funds were started by families, companies and charities, according to the Foundation. In 2009 the comparable figure was €1.3 million and €1 million in 2008.The Community Foundation for Ireland is an independent grant-making organisation. It distributes monies from its own permanent endowment and on behalf of donors and philanthropists to various causes and groups across the country. The Foundation has a number of different grants rounds throughout the year with the biggest grant scheme being their Grassroots Grants Programme. Under the programme grants are allocated to carers, ethnic minorities, families at risk, mental health and older people.There are four grants rounds in 2011 with one already passed. The next deadline is 30 June followed by 30 September and 30 December. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application within six to eight weeks.www.foundation.ie Tagged with: Funding Ireland About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  22 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

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Firm behind NCVO’s Funding Central unveils new charity funding database

first_img  327 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Idox Group, the firm responsible for creating and managing NCVO’s grant finding portal Funding Central, is today launching a new charity funding database to help fill the gap that will be left once NCVO’s service ceases at the end of this month.The service from Idox Group, called My Funding Central, will allow charitable, voluntary and community sector organisations to continue connecting with funding streams, replicating the NCVO database but with enhanced features.My Funding Central’s advanced search engine allows users to explore thousands of available funds, with new streams being added daily. According to Idox Group, 2020 saw a 330% increase in the number of funding opportunities available via the database.  Advertisement The service is specifically aimed at charities and voluntary organisations with incomes less than £1 million and the service will be free to use for those organisations with incomes below £30,000. Larger charity and voluntary organisations can still access Idox Group’s GrantFinder service which works with organisations with an income over £1 million.  NCVO announced back in February that its new strategic direction meant that after 31 March it would no longer offer the Funding Central service, and that it was working with other providers on alternative options. Commenting on the launch of My Funding Central, John McLaren, Head of Business for Idox Grantfinder, said:  “There are many thousands of small and medium sized charity and voluntary sector organisations doing vital work in communities across the country. For these organisations funding is key and this is especially so after a year in which the Covid-19 pandemic has hit so many sectors of the economy. “Those organisations which have previously relied upon the NCVO’s funding database will have been understandably concerned by news that the database is being discontinued. Our message to these organisations is that our team supplied the funding opportunities data behind the NCVO portal and we have taken the best parts of that service and developed them further with the launch of My Funding Central.   “With thousands of funding streams available, better search functionality and ineligible organisations no longer able to bid for funding via the database, My Funding Central will be an invaluable tool for our customers as they begin the process of building back from the pandemic. Our database is based on relationships with funders, not just the aggregation of existing funding opportunities, and there are therefore funding streams available via My Funding Central that are simply not available elsewhere.”  Tagged with: Funding NCVO Melanie May | 17 March 2021 | Newscenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Firm behind NCVO’s Funding Central unveils new charity funding database About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.last_img read more

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USDA Offers Annual Installment Deferral Option for Farm Storage Facility Loan…

first_imgHome Indiana Agriculture News USDA Offers Annual Installment Deferral Option for Farm Storage Facility Loan Borrowers By USDA Communications – Aug 6, 2020 To assist Farm Storage Facility Loan (FSFL) borrowers experiencing financial hardship from the pandemic and other challenges in production agriculture, USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is offering a one-time annual installment payment deferral option. No fees or prepayment penalties apply for borrowers who choose this FSFL loan flexibility option.“Farmers are facing challenging times because of the pandemic, and FSA is constantly looking for ways to offer flexibilities to our customers to help alleviate financial stressors,” said FSA Administrator Richard Fordyce. “This storage facility loan servicing option affords eligible borrowers more time to make a payment and may stop loan acceleration, foreclosure or liquidation.”Eligible borrowers can request a one-time only annual installment payment deferral for loans having terms of three, five, seven or ten years. The installment deferral option is not available for 12-year term loans.The FSFL installment payments will remain the same, except for the last year.  The original loan interest rate and annual payment due date will remain the same. However, because the installment payment deferral is a one-year loan term extension, the final payment will be higher due to additional accrued interest.Borrowers interested in exercising the one-time annual installment deferral option should contact FSA to make the request and to obtain, complete and sign required forms.FSFLs provide low-interest financing for producers to store, handle and transport eligible commodities. SHARE Facebook Twitter SHARE USDA Offers Annual Installment Deferral Option for Farm Storage Facility Loan Borrowers Facebook Twitter Previous articleCo-Alliance and Harvest Land to Pursue MergerNext articleRFA CEO Reflects on 15 Years of RFS Ahead of 15th Anniversary Saturday USDA Communicationslast_img read more

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What we’re reading: There’s a first for everything

first_imgMany more, such as the Kardashians, Rainn Wilson and Mark Hamill had to evacuate as well. Bachelor fans, there’s good and bad news: the mansion used to film the popular TV series has been “badly burned,” but is still salvageable.That’s all we have for today. Check back for more tomorrow. Twitter Linkedin Flu activity remains high in Texas Texas firefighters respond to the call for helpFirefighters across the nation are doing more than just sending their prayers to the Golden State – they’re sending their best workers to help, Texas included.Gov. Gregg Abbott deployed about 200 firefighters from across the Lone Star state to aid California.“When disaster strikes, it is imperative that the call for help is answered, and that is exactly what these men and women serving in fire departments across Texas are doing,” said Gov. Abbott in a statement.Forty-two people have died since California’s three wildfires broke out late last week marking it as the most destructive fire in the state’s history. As of midday Monday, the flames have burned through 113,000 acres of land and is only 25 percent contained.Familiar faces: Celebrities who have had to fleeThe California wildfire has forced hundreds of thousands of California residents to relocate – some celebrities included.Neil Young, Robin Thicke, Gerard Butler and Miley Cyrus are among those whose houses were impacted by the flames. Previous articleTemperature will continue to dropNext articleImage Magazine: Winter 2018 Grace Amiss RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR ReddIt What we’re reading: Chauvin found guilty in Floyd case, Xi to attend Biden’s climate change summit Grace Amiss + posts Facebook What we’re reading: Former Vice President dies at 93, Chad President killed on frontlines Grace Amisshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/grace-amiss/ TCU cancels offer to trade tickets for canned food Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz. speaks during a luncheon at the Arizona Biltmore, Friday, May 17, 2019, in Phoenix. Arizona Senators Sinema and Martha McSally spoke to a crowd at an Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry event to give an update on action in Washington, D.C. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) printWe’re back and we’re reading – everything from the New York Times to NPR. We’re trying to help you keep up with the rapid pace of politics and policy. Today, we’ve got an update on the Arizona Senate race, a new candidate for the 2020 presidency and an update on the California fire.An election of firsts Following several days of ballot counting, Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema defeated Republican Martha McSally to win the Arizona Senate race.Sinema made history by becoming Arizona’s first woman senator. She also is the first openly bisexual senator in U.S. history. Her victory marks the first Democrat Arizona has elected to the Senate since 1988.Security guard fatally shot by policeIn an alleged attempt to detain a man he believed to be involved in a shooting, an African American security guard was fatally shot by the police, the authorities said Monday.Jemel Roberson, 26-years-old, was working at a bar in the suburbs of Chicago during the incident.Witnesses told police that a fight had broken out and someone had started shooting. After the authorities responded, a police officer shot at Roberson, who had a gun, said Sophia Ansari, a spokeswoman for the Cook County Sheriff’s Office.Roberson later died at the hospital.Lose the battle, win the war Just because West Virginia state Sen. Richard Ojeda lost the house race in last week’s midterms, doesn’t mean he is giving up his dreams of winning a spot in the house — the White House, that is.Ojeda, a Democrat and veteran, declared he is running in 2020 during a Facebook live video. He was an advocate for independent Sen. Bernie Sanders in the 2016 primary election; however, he cast his final ballot under Trump’s name because he “would be better for West Virginia’s coal miners.”Despite his public support for President Donald Trump, Ojeda lost his race with 44 percent of the vote. President Trump won this region in 2016 by nearly 50 points.Ojeda’s goals are to defend working-class Americans and to end Washington corruption.“If he invited me to a public hanging, I’d be on the front row.”A video where a white U.S. senator from Mississippi made an unethical lynching remark is incensing voters in a special election runoff.Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith is facing former congressman and U.S. agriculture secretary Mike Espy, a black Democrat, in a runoff Nov. 27. Democrats are hoping what Hyde-Smith said could propel the blue wave to make its way to the Deep South. Linkedin Grace Amisshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/grace-amiss/ Language barriers remain in TCU’s alert system Facebook ReddIt Grace Amiss is a senior journalism major and managing editor for TCU360. When she is not reporting she is most likely raving about her golden retriever or taking a spin class. Grace is currently writing about student life at TCU, so feel free to drop her a line if you come across a story you feel is worth sharing! Grace Amisshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/grace-amiss/ Twitter Abortion access threatened as restrictive bills make their way through Texas Legislature Grace Amisshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/grace-amiss/ Revamped enrollment process confuses some studentslast_img read more

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Hispanic Chamber funding request expected

first_imgLocal NewsGovernment Hispanic Chamber funding request expected WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Odessa Hispanic Chamber of Commerce logo Odessa Hispanic Chamber of Commerce officials are expected to request a renewal of their contract with the city next week after public payments to the organization ended in May.But the chamber, a nonprofit without a permanent leader or full board, faces an uphill struggle in convincing the ODC to give the organization more public money.ODC President Betsy Triplett-Hurt recently told the Odessa American that the ODC board expects the Hispanic Chamber “to prove it has stability and qualified people” first. And a new board member of the Hispanic Chamber, chiropractor Ben Quiroz, said it will take time to right the organization.Interim City Attorney Gary Landers said the officials of the Hispanic Chamber, which was funded through the Odessa Development Corporation, sought the meeting planned for 1 p.m. June 28, to explain the circumstances surrounding the abrupt removal of Hispanic Chamber leaders more than three months ago.The meeting next week will be the first public account by the Hispanic Chamber’s Interim CEO Ben Rubio after self-reporting that there might have been “misconduct” by past leaders who managed public money. At multiple ODC meetings, including June 14, Rubio asked board members for more time.But Landers said public spending the Hispanic Chamber has shown the city “is in balance” and did not prompt any concern from the city’s finance department. City leaders had tasked Landers with a review of the Hispanic Chamber and negotiating a new contract.“I’m satisfied that all the money has been accounted for, as far as the public money that went to ODC,” Landers said. “The dollars are there. Now there’s a question of during the time period before the change, the prior staff may have spent dollars out of account A that they should have spent out of account B.”But the Hispanic Chamber reported restoring that money, which was a small sum, to the public account, Landers said. He said the same accounting firm the city uses had reviewed the expenditures.“I’m not even sure it’s hundreds” of dollars, Landers said.Landers said “there’s a pending request” for the ODC to discuss the Hispanic Chamber behind closed doors so that Rubio, and possibly his lawyer, can discuss “the possibility of possible criminal charges or possible fraud by the prior situation.”“But I’m thinking through that now and my current thought is, all of that may be true but that’s for the Hispanic Chamber to take care of,” Landers said, adding he would be willing to consult with the organization.Reached by phone Wednesday, Rubio refused to comment and hung up, complaining about previous coverage in a subsequent text message.“There’s details that I think Ben wants to share with the ODC because he feels like maybe they will get the rest of the story, the whole picture, and they’ll realize that Ben and the new members have done a good job and they deserve to get the contract renewal,” Landers said.The ODC had requested more than an explanation, though.The ODC wanted proof of stable leadership but also detailed information from the organization. The ODC board asked for a third-party audit, a copy of the organization’s bylaws and policies, and an explanation of any relationship between the city-funded nonprofit and a charity that lists the same city office as its address.The Hispanic Chamber has not provided the city with the third-party audit. It had been the only organization funded by the ODC that didn’t get independent audits. But Landers said no matter what, the organization will still be subject to the same city review of public expenditures as other groups.Former CEO Price Arredondo has denied any wrongdoing. In an early April interview, Arredondo said the possible “misconduct” Hispanic Chamber officials pointed to could relate to purchases he made during his two-month tenure of what he described as office supplies: tables, chairs, two computers and a printer. Arredondo said ODC funds were used for a portion of those purchases, which he believed to be proper.“All that stuff was under $3,000,” Arredondo said at the time, adding most would have come from other Hispanic Chamber revenue.He also contended the purchases were not the true reason for his firing.Arredondo was removed on March 8 by a group of other members, just before he was set to present a proposal to the ODC for changes to the Hispanic Chamber that would have included ending the paid position heading the Mexico Initiative, an effort to build business ties with Mexico. The members behind the ouster included District 5 Councilman Filiberto Gonzales.Concerned by the upheaval, the ODC responded by moving to terminate the Hispanic Chamber’s contract with the city. In recent years, beginning before Arredondo’s tenure, the Hispanic Chamber faced repeated controversy that included poor accounting, a lack of transparency and a struggle to document results on public money invested.Public funds budgeted for the Hispanic Chamber this year totaled more than $305,000. That included about $167,000 for the Mexico Initiative, which lapsed at the end of March.Earlier this month, the Hispanic Chamber missed a deadline to request more funding from the city. Now, as the ODC prepares for the coming fiscal year, the Hispanic Chamber is not included in a draft of the plan meant to guide the board’s work.“Obviously there was some kind of a problem, but I had no idea how long it would take to fix it,” Landers said. “Well [Ben Rubio] fixed the money right away. Based on that one action, Ben got my respect. He stepped up. He took care of that. That is job one. That is my main concern. So I appreciate that, but that doesn’t fix his board. Now he’s actually got a tougher job, and that’s getting people who are willing to step up and say, ‘You know, I’ll help you’.”Quiroz, the new Hispanic Chamber volunteer who also serves as an elected representative of the Ector County Hospital District, said he accepted an invitation from the organization to become a board member.“It’s struggling, and I thought that I might be able to help guide that thing in the right direction, so I decided to join their leadership a couple of weeks ago to see if I could help solve their problems,” said Quiroz, who became a member of the Hispanic Chamber around 2007.So far, Quiroz said, he does not have a detailed understanding of the organization’s finances and does not know details about the previous controversy with past leaders. But he said he sees the value in the organizations potential to provide networking for the Hispanic business community and exposure for new businesses. And said he believed the leadership training he received after winning his hospital board seat would be useful.“I’m wanting to bring some of that experience over to the Hispanic Chamber, but it seems like it’s going to take a bit of time to get that thing pointed in the right direction,” Quiroz said. Pinterest Pinterest By admin – June 20, 2018 WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Previous articleRide for Recovery stops in OdessaNext articleHIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Permian’s Terrazas to continue career at Dean College adminlast_img read more

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first_img Previous Article Next Article NewsOn 1 Jun 2000 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos. This week’s newsAsthma practice There will be a code of practice to counter asthma in the workplace, theHealth and Safety Commission announced following a meeting on World Asthma Day.The code will form part of a programme for reducing workplace asthma.  www.ginasthma.com   www.hse.gov.uk  www.hsebooks.co.uk   Order an HSE video from [email protected] reaction The Chemical Industries Association has updated its information ontoxicology, with four more briefs in its educational series. They covercomputer predictions of toxicity, inhalation toxicology, eco-toxicology andreproductive toxicology.  Dr PhillipLewis on [email protected] handling A new qualification in manual handling has been launched by the CharteredInstitute of Environmental Health. The Principles of Manual Handling is aimedat reducing the estimated 50,000 yearly accidents from handling and lifting.  www.cieh.org.ukMaternity Update With the new maternity rights in force, the AOHNP is holding a repeat studyday on Friday 30 June. It will be held at the Maternity Alliance offices,Barbican, London.  Contact JaneHutton-Downey, AOHNP London regional director on 07712 788942 for details. UKCC surveyThe UKCC is to carryout a study on practitioners working outside the NHS. The study, announced inthe business plan for 2000-2001, will look at the professional, occupationaland educational expectations placed on nurses.   www.ukcc.org.ukBlood clot riskAirlines need toexamine the risk of blood clots from long flights, director of the AviationHealth Institute Farrol Kahn, warned last month. Deep vein thrombosis can becaused by poor posture and lack of mobility.   www.aspirin-foundation.comLatex guidanceThere is new guidanceon the risks of contact with natural latex, the Health & Safety Executivehas announced. It outlines risk assessment processes and precautions for thepotential problems, which include skin irritations and a number of allergicreactions.   Latex and You, from www.hsebooks.co.ukMcKiernan postingMike McKiernan hasbeen named director of occupational policy at the Engineering EmployersFederation. He is currently health, safety and environmental projects directorat engineering group TRW, which was formerly LucasVarity.Cut fatigue factor More sectors should follow the rail industry in applying a fatigue index tomeasure risks of accidents from long hours, Dr Anita Levinson, stressconsultant, said. “Fatigue, due to long hours or chronic stress, plays alarge part in accidents.” Small firms miss OH Few small- and medium-sized organisations use OH services, despite evidenceit is good for business, said Dr David Snashall, chief medical adviser to theHSE. Clearest proof of the link comes in the work of the Faculty ofOccupational Medicine on back pain. Safety on the road Risks of employees driving during their work is a huge problem requiring achange of corporate attitudes, Nigel Bromley, manager of safety policy andstrategy at BT, said. last_img read more

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Firm running new HR qualification

first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. Staffworking for HR outsourcing specialist Xchanging can now study for a newqualification in personnel practice, which is accredited by the CharteredInstitute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).TheCertificate in Personnel Practice covers the CIPD’s basic requirements for HRpersonnel, such as training and development, recruitment and selection,performance management, employee relations and interpersonal skills.  Xchanginghas adapted the course to suit its own requirements, covering its customer supportteam (contact centre HR advisers) and remuneration and benefitsactivities.  RichardHoughton, chief executive of Xchanging HR Services, said that running aCIPD-accredited course enables staff to achieve a nationally recognisedqualification of the highest professional standards.“Asour business expands, we need to ensure we provide the best HR outsourcingservice for our clients by maintaining a consistently high standard of HRknowledge among staff at every level in our organisation,” Houghton said.Fiftyemployees a year are expected to take the course, which will be held on-site sothat people will not have to  travel toremote training centres. DavidOldfield, HR business partner of Xchanging HR Services, said he believes thenew qualification will ensure its workforce has the essential HR skills itneeds.“Notall our employees require HR qualifications at as high a level as CIPD.However, they do need to understand the basic building blocks of the HRfunction, and a Certificate in Personnel Practice is the ideal vehicle forproviding that knowledge,” he said. Previous Article Next Article Firm running new HR qualificationOn 22 Jul 2003 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more

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Use of radium isotopes to estimate mixing rates and trace sediment inputs to surface waters in northern Marguerite Bay, Antarctic Peninsula

first_imgIn the western Antarctic Peninsula region, micronutrient injection facilitates strong plankton blooms that support productive food webs, unlike large areas of the low-productivity Southern Ocean.We use naturally occurring radioisotopes of radium to constrain rates of chemical fluxes into Ryder Bay (a small coastal embayment in northern Marguerite Bay), and hence to evaluate possible sources of sediment-derived micronutrients and estimate sediment-ocean mixing rates. We present the first coupled, short-lived radium isotope (223Ra and 224Ra) measurements from Antarctic waters, both present at very low activities (mean 0.155 and 3.21 dpmm-3, respectively), indicating much lower radium inputs than in other coastal environments. Longer-lived 228Ra activity was also lower than existing nearshore values, but higher than open ocean waters, indicating some degree of coastal radium input on timescales exceeding the week-to-month range reflected by 223Ra and 224Ra. Using a simple diffusion model along a shore to mid-bay transect, effective horizontal eddy diffusivity estimates ranged from 0.22–0.83m2 s-1 from 223Ra and 224Ra, respectively, much lower than already-low mixing estimates for the Southern Ocean. Significant radium enrichment and much faster mixing (18m2 s-1) was found near a marine-terminating glacier and consequently any sediment-derived micronutrient inputs in this location are more probably dominated by glacial processes than groundwater, land runoff, or marine sediment sources.last_img read more

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NATO SNMG2 ships depart Black Sea

first_img View post tag: Black Sea Authorities Share this article View post tag: HMCS St. John’s Back to overview,Home naval-today NATO SNMG2 ships conclude Black Sea deployment Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS St. John’s and Spanish frigate Almirante Juan de Borbon concluded their operations in the Black Sea and returned to the Mediterranean Sea to continue their deployment with NATO standing maritime group 2.On January 31, 2017, the vessels transisted into the Black Sea where they would conduct a three-week deployment.While there, they conducted exercise Sea Shield. HMCS St. John’s, which was recently upgraded, integrated seamlessly into a task group of Turkish, Bulgarian, Romanian, American and Spanish ships, aircraft and submarines.The exercise had a variety of serials that worked every department on board St. John’s: manoeuvres, replenishment at sea approaches, combined anti-submarine and air defence exercises, maritime interdiction and vessel boarding, search and rescue of a stricken submarine, and communications via radio, flashing lights and flags.“I am exceptionally proud of the officers and crew of this ship,” said Commander Sheldon Gillis, commanding officer of HMCS St. John’s. “After steaming 4500 nautical miles to the Black Sea and seamlessly integrating with units of Standing NATO Maritime Group 2, we proved to ourselves and to our allies that we are a first class navy, ready to demonstrate Canada’s commitment to our collective defence obligations.”While in the region, the ships visited Istanbul, Constanta, Romania; Varna, Bulgaria; and Samsun, Turkey. These visits allowed crew members to meet sailors from other ships and learn about their cultures, and also to give back to the local communities: while alongside Constanta, 21 of St. John’s sailors volunteered at a local children’s shelter, demonstrating their commitment to community, even when 4500 nautical miles away from their own homes.On February 20, 2017, HMCS St. John’s, together with ESPS Almirante Juan de Borbon, left the Black Sea to carry on its seven-month deployment in the Mediterranean. View post tag: ESPS Almirante Juan de Borbón February 22, 2017 View post tag: NATO View post tag: SNMG2 NATO SNMG2 ships conclude Black Sea deploymentlast_img read more

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Brazil’s first upgraded Super Lynx makes maiden flight

first_img Share this article Brazilian Navy’s first upgraded Super Lynx helicopter performs maiden flight The Brazilian Navy’s first upgraded Super Lynx Mk21B helicopter has performed its maiden flight from the Yeovil facility in southwest England.The flight success was announced by aerospace and defense company Leonardo which is in charge of upgrading eight Mk21B helicopters under a US$160 million contract from 2014.The upgrades include the replacement of aircraft engines with the CTS800-4N product from LHTEC and new navigation, display suites and mission avionics. A support and training package that includes a Flight Training Device is also part of the contract.The new-generation CTS800-4N engines, already used on the Super Lynx 300 and the AW159 helicopters, will provide the helicopters with major performance improvements, Leonardo says, especially in hot environments, increasing payload and mission effectiveness.A new glass cockpit will be complimented by an advanced avionic suite comprising a tactical processor, satellite based navigation system, civil navigation aids including a Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS), Automatic Identification System (AIS), radar warning receiver/electronic surveillance measures integrated with countermeasures dispensers and a full Night Vision Goggle (NVG) compatible cockpit, together with a new electrically powered rescue hoist.The complete batch of upgraded aircraft is planned to be delivered by early 2019.The Brazilian Navy has been operating variants of the Lynx helicopter for nearly 40 years having received nine Lynx Mk21 helicopters in 1978. In July 1996 the Brazilian Navy received the first of nine Super Lynx Mk21A aircraft. It also upgraded five of its original Lynx Mk21 aircraft to Mk21A standard under the same contract. Back to overview,Home naval-today Brazilian Navy’s first upgraded Super Lynx helicopter performs maiden flight September 29, 2017 Authorities View post tag: Super Lynx View post tag: Brazilian Navy View post tag: Leonardolast_img read more

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Mathematics Adjunct Assistant Professor (Algebra, Geometry, Calculus, Trigonometry, Statistics)

first_imgDepartment Location Additional Salary InformationNo additional salary information to note Open ContinuouslyYes Posting NumberF00070P Closing Date How and where to apply Physical Demands Minimum Qualifications The Los Rios Community College District is seeking a pool ofqualified applicants for possible temporary part-time facultyteaching assignments. These positions are filled on an as neededbasis and are on-going recruitment efforts.Adjunct pools are open continuously and applicants arecontacted/hired year round for assignments based on collegeneeds.Teaching assignments may include day, evening, on-line, hybrid,weekend, and/or off campus classes. Beginning and/or Ending Dates Job Posting TitleMathematics Adjunct Assistant Professor (Algebra, Geometry,Calculus, Trigonometry, Statistics) Application Instructions * Please indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications forthis position. Select the appropriate answer.I possess the minimum qualifications for this discipline aslisted on the job announcement. (Attach unofficial transcripts froman accredited college/university and/or evidence of jobexperience.)I possess a valid California Community College Credential forthis discipline. (Attach a copy of appropriate credential withapplication.)I possess qualifications equivalent to those listed and haveattached evidence. (To review Equivalency Process.)I have previously been granted equivalency to teach thisdiscipline by the Los Rios Community College District. (Attach theEquivalency Determination Form P-38 and transcripts.) Total Hrs per Week/Day Special Requirements Applicants applying to this Los Rios Community College DistrictFaculty1. A completed Los Rios Community College District ClassifiedApplication (required).2. Resume (recommended).3. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work (indicatingcompleted or conferred date) (required if using education to meetthe Minimum Qualifications of this position). * (“graduate advisingdocuments and grade reports” will not be accepted as unofficialtranscripts) (Required). NOTE : Los Rios employees are alsorequired to submit unofficial copies of transcripts.4. Two (2) letters of recommendation (recommended).5. Letter of Interest (recommended).6. Certification and/or Licenses ( NOTE : list requirement withpositions with additional accreditation MQ)NOTES :● Applications submitted without all required documents, listedabove, will be disqualified. Applicants indicating “see resume” onthe online application will be disqualified.● Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not beaccepted as official transcripts.● It is the responsibility of Los Rios Community College Districtemployees to also provide official transcripts, if required in theminimum qualification for the position. (Within 60 days of the timeof hire, employees are required to submit official transcripts, ifrequired in the minimum qualification for the position).● Individuals who have completed college or university course workat an institution in a country other than the United States mustobtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees andother relevant documents.● A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreigncourse work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salaryplacement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by acollege or university in the United States.● Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE(Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) orNACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services)agencies or evaluators. Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click hereDo not submit additional materials that are not requested. Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). AboutThe Los Rios Community College District is the second largest,two-year public college district in California, servingapproximately 75,000 students in the greater Sacramento region. Thedistrict’s 2,400 square mile service area includes Sacramento andEl Dorado counties and parts of Yolo, Placer, and Solano countiesand is comprised of four uniquely diverse colleges – AmericanRiver, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake and Sacramento City colleges. Inaddition to each college’s main campus, the district offerseducational centers in Placerville, Davis, West Sacramento, ElkGrove, Natomas and Rancho Cordova.The Los Rios district office is centrally located in the heart ofthe Sacramento valley. The growing Capital Region has strongcommunities and emergent arts and dining scenes, and is nearby someof the most celebrated tourist destinations in the country – LakeTahoe, Napa Valley and San Francisco. The Sacramento area is agreat place to live and work!StrengthsThe district has approximately 6,000 employees throughout our fourcolleges and district office complex. The District office iscentrally located between all four colleges and provides welcoming,inclusive, and equitable environments for Los Rios students,employees and our community partners. Our departments strive forthe highest quality in all programs, services, and activities, andare focused on advancing the learning of our diverse studentpopulation through improved academic and social outcomes.Our VisionOur colleges offer equity-minded, academically rigorous, studentsuccess centered education. Our objective is to help our studentssuccessfully achieve their academic goals, whether they want totransfer to a four-year college or university, earn an associate’sdegree, or obtain one of more than 100 certificates in high demandcareer fields.The Los Rios Community College District’s Human ResourcesDepartment is committed to diversity, equity, and to ensuring aninclusive, thriving environment for all of its employees, students,and surrounding communities. To that end, the Human ResourcesDepartment is intentional in recruiting, hiring, and retainingdiverse employees, to reflect the diversity of our colleges’student populations. Posting Details SalaryPlease See LRCCD Salary Schedulescenter_img LocationLos Rios Community College District (District Office) Work Schedule Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsUnofficial Transcript 1Optional DocumentsResume/Curriculum VitaeLetter of InterestLetter of Recommendation 1Equivalency Determination Letter (P-38 or Equivalency RequestStatement)P-881 Report of Arrests Which Led To Convictions For CrimeDocumentLetter of Recommendation 2Unofficial Transcript 2Unofficial Transcript 3Foreign Transcript EvaluationUnofficial Transcript 4Unofficial Transcript 5 Work YearN/A Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearancefrom a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, andproof of identity and eligibility to work in the United Statesprior to the first day of work. The District may select additionalqualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occurduring this recruitment/selection process. When education is arequirement for the position, official academic transcripts fromthe accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 daysof hire. * Can you perform the essential functions of this position?YesNo * Criminal History Verification and Release: I acknowledge andagree that I understand that by answering the question below, Icertify that the information provided by me is true, correct andcomplete to the best of my knowledge and belief. I authorizeinvestigation of all statements contained herein, and on the P-881(if applicable and submitted), and I release from liability allpersons and organizations furnishing such information. I understandthat any misstatements, omissions or misrepresentation of facts onthis form, my application, and, if applicable, the P-881 orattachment(s) may be cause for disqualification or dismissal. Ifyou have ever been convicted of an offense other than a minortraffic violation you are required to complete the form ‘ArrestsWhich Led to Convictions for Crime’, P-881 (you must discloseconvictions that have been dismissed pursuant to Penal Code Section1203.4; Ed. Code 87008). Please copy and paste the provided URL forthe form -https://losrios.edu/docs/lrccd/employees/hr/forms/p-881.pdf – andattach the completed form to your application.Yes, I acknowledge and agreeNo, I do not acknowledge or agree Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for completeinformation on how to apply online with our District. If you needassistance with any phase of the application process, please call(916) 568-3112 during regular business hours Monday through Friday8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.After hours inquiries should be emailed to [email protected] of applications are by 11:59 p.m. of the posting closingdate. Posting Date12/19/2016 The Institution Conditions Quicklinkhttps://jobs.losrios.edu/postings/2618 1. Have a master’s degree from an accredited institution inMathematics or Applied Mathematics; OR bachelor’s in either of theabove AND master’s in Statistics, Physics, or MathematicsEducation; OR hold a California Community College Instructor’sCredential in the discipline area; OR the equivalent.* All degreesmust be from an accredited institution.2. Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity toand understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural,disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnicbackgrounds of community college students, including those withphysical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences inlearning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusiveeducational and employment environment.*NOTES:● Applicants applying under the “equivalent” provision must attachdetails and explain how their academic preparation and/orprofessional experience is the equivalent of the degrees listedabove.● If your degree title differs from the minimum qualificationslisted above, you are requested to submit this equivalencystatement. Position Summary * Considering this specific position that you are applying to –where/how did you learn about this position?College DepartmentCareerBuilderChronicle of Higher Ed (Vitea.com)Community College Registry Job Fair: OaklandCommunity College Registry Job Fair: Los AngelesCommunity College Registry Online Job BoardCommunity Outreach (ex. Festivals, etc.)CommunityCollegeJobsComunidadCraigslistDiverse: Issues in Higher EducationD’Primeramano MagazineEdJoinFacebook (Campaign)Facebook (Los Rios Page)GlassdoorGreater Sacramento Urban LeagueHandshake (CSU, UC Job Boards)HigheredJobsIndeedInstagramJob SitesJob JournalLatina Leadership Network of the California CommunityCollegesLinkedInLos Rios Community College District EmployeeLos Rios Community College District Human Resources EmailLos Rios Community College District WebsiteLRCCD Resource Group – API (Asian Pacific Islander Legacy)LRCCD Resource Group – Black Faculty & Staff Association(BFSA)LRCCD Resource Group Native American Collaborative (NAC)LRCCD Resource Group – Spectrum (LGBTQIA+)Professional NetworksSacramento Black Chamber of CommerceSacramento Asian Chamber of CommerceSacramento Builders ExchangeSacramento Hispanic Chamber of CommerceSacramento Rainbow Chamber of CommerceSacramentoWorksThe HUBTwitterYouTubeZipRecruiter Part-time, Assistant Professor Position. Adjunct pools are opencontinuously and applicants are contacted/hired year round forassignments based on college needs. General Responsibilities:The adjunct faculty member shall be responsible for the following:teaching assigned classes under the supervision of the area dean;helping students fulfill their maximum potential in masteringcourse content; assessing student learning outcomes; maintaining athorough and up-to-date knowledge in his/her regular teachingfield; continuing professional development; utilizing currenttechnology in the performance of job duties; maintaining standardsof professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professionalposition; assisting with articulation and curriculum developmentand review; serving on college committees and participating infaculty governance including accreditation and studentco-curricular activities; assuming other responsibilities asassigned by the area dean; fulfilling other duties andresponsibilities of an adjunct faculty member as outlined in thecollege faculty handbook. Assignment Responsibilitieslast_img read more

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Evansville Doughboy

first_imgFacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailShare Evansville’s DoughboyAfter the First World War, doughboy statues were erected in many American communities to honor the soldiers, nicknamed “doughboys,” who had served. Evansville’s statue was formally dedicated in Sunset Park on November 11, 1928, a gift of the Kiwanis Club of Evansville. For years, the seven-foot doughboy stood on a large mound in the park; it was washed away in the flood of 1937 but eventually found. In the early 1960s, the restored doughboy found a home at American Legion Funkhouser Post No. 8 on New Harmony Road.last_img read more

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Ocean City’s South End Next in Line for Flood Control

first_imgBy Donald WittkowskiOcean City is targeting a large swath of the southern tip of the barrier island as the next area for flood control.But residents were told they will have to be patient.At a town meeting Saturday organized by Fourth Ward Councilman Bob Barr, city officials repeatedly assured about 100 residents in attendance that protecting flood-prone neighborhoods in the south end remains a top priority.“We’re going to be taking a lot of votes on this and allocating a lot of money in the future,” Barr said of City Council’s commitment to flood-mitigation efforts.Barr and other city representatives met with residents during a nearly two-hour meeting to broadly outline preliminary plans to ease flooding in the south part of town from 36th Street to 59th Street.Eliciting disappointment from some of the residents, representatives of ACT Engineers Inc., a city consulting firm that will develop the flooding plan, declined to say when it might be completed. They stressed that they first want to talk to homeowners to get their ideas before proposing any specific flooding projects to protect the neighborhoods.“You don’t want us to come back here with some half-baked ideas that won’t work in the long run,” Carol Beske, the founder of ACT Engineers, said to the audience. “We don’t have a firm date today. We came to listen today.”From left, Councilman Bob Barr, Councilman Keith Hartzell and ACT Engineers Inc. executive Carol Beske address the audience at the Ocean City Free Public Library.One resident, Stan Pszczolkowski, of 53rd Street, pressed representatives of ACT Engineers for more details about the flooding plan.“Specifically, what are you going to give the city for the money we’re paying you?” Pszczolkowski asked.ACT officials said they hope to have a written report completed by the end of the year that will lay out the priorities for the flooding projects and how long they would likely take to build.Councilman Keith Hartzell explained that unlike building a house, there is no uniform blueprint that the city can follow to alleviate flooding in different parts of town. Asking for their patience, Hartzell told the residents that the city will approach the problem methodically to avoid mistakes.“In the past, we had a tendency to do a project in one area and create a calamity in another area,” Hartzell said.Hartzell, Barr and Beske emphasized the flood-control strategy will include both short term and longer-range projects that will be done in collaboration with the neighborhoods.“This is unprecedented,” Hartzell said of the city’s efforts to collect extensive feedback from residents. “This is a very, very valuable step here.”Beske said Ocean City will also need to partner with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the flooding plan.Vince Bekier, aide to Mayor Jay Gillian, led a delegation of officials from the city administration at the meeting. Bekier pledged the mayor’s support for flood-control projects in the south end. Councilman Antwan McClellan also attended the meeting.Local residents listen to the presentation on the city’s preliminary plan to alleviate flooding in the south end of town.The southern end of town includes the sprawling Fourth Ward represented by Barr. Looking to residents for help, city officials had Fourth Ward homeowners fill out questionnaires Saturday that will provide key information for the flooding plan.Although the plan is only in the preliminary stage, officials from ACT Engineers mentioned the possibility of building protective barriers known as berms, installing pumping stations and erecting floodgates as ways to prevent or reduce flooding.City officials pointed to a 2014 drainage project in the city’s Merion Park neighborhood as proof that roadway improvements and new pumping stations can reduce flooding.The city is in the midst of two other major flooding projects that will use a combination of road construction, new drainage improvements and pumping stations. The areas include the north end of town between First and Ninth streets and a flood-prone part of the city between 28th and 34th streets. The north end project costs $7.9 million, while work between 28th and 34th streets carries a $6.5 million price tag.Those projects may serve as models for the flood-mitigation strategy in the south end. At Saturday’s meeting, residents of the south end said there is no time to waste to tackle the flooding problems in their neighborhoods.Ocean Aire Condominium owner Linda Shaneor, holding microphone, believes that flooding in the south end is an urgent problem.About 20 residents of the Ocean Aire Condominiums at 43rd Street and West Avenue attended the meeting to underscore their frustration with storm water and tidal surge coming from the adjacent marshlands and bay.“It is urgent. This is not something we can have for another six months,” Linda Shaneor, a resident of Ocean Aire, said in an interview after the meeting.Shaneor said flooding is so bad at times that it is nearly as high as the windows on her first-floor condo. She added that Ocean Aire residents are afraid to park their cars at the back of the building because of the flooding.“The water has just poured in from the bay,” Shaneor said.Steve Sinibaldi, another Ocean Aire resident, blamed the flooding on a gap underneath some abandoned railroad tracks that cross the marshlands behind the condos. He said the gap was created when a pipe under the tracks was either removed or was dislodged during the storms.“This is the culprit,” he said, pointing to the gap during an interview after the town meeting. “This has washed out completely and has hammered us.”Sinibaldi, a summer resident of Ocean City, is a retired assistant director of Public Works in Haverford, Pa. Based on his experience with Public Works projects, he believes the gap can be easily repaired and is urging the city to take quick action.Ocean Aire Condominium owner Steve Sinibaldi points out a gap underneath an abandoned railroad track that he blames for flooding that spills out of the marshlands behind the condo complex.Barr, meanwhile, noted that the flooding plan for the south end will be particularly challenging because of how large the area is between 36th and 59th streets. He promised that the city will keep residents in the loop with regular updates.“We’ll be back as soon as we’re ready,” he said. Residents look at aerial photos and renderings of drainage improvements in Ocean City to ease flooding.last_img read more

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