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Shaw-Quiñones Now Certified Grant Writer

Interstate Engineering proudly announces Rebecca Shaw-Quiñones, AICP, is now a Certified Grant Writer. With this credential, Rebecca will continue to help clients with long-range planning, community development, and capacity building for new projects. The experience of a Certified Grant Writer highlights Interstate Engineering’s continued commitment to building on our 45 years of success. Communities and local governments can continue to rely on Interstate Engineering to assist in finding funding and engineering solutions that meet the needs into the future. The American Grant Writers’ Association administers the Certified Grant Writer credential. The AGWA writes, “The Certified Grant Writer® Credential is the…

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Lead Pipe & Paint Action Plan Information

On December 16, 2021, Vice President Kamala Harris released the White House’s “Lead Pipe and Paint Action Plan.”  This will be important for our Rural America Clients to keep an eye on since there are new requirements that come with this from the EPA, which include the development of a lead service line inventory, and proposed requirements to replace these service lines as quickly as feasible. 

Operation Prairie Dog

Operation Prairie Dog

On Wednesday March 20, 2019, Governor Doug Burgum signed House Bill 1066c an infrastructure bill also known as”Operation Prairie Dog,” into law. That is great news for North Dakota as this bill will provide a source of sustainable funding for the future for North Dakota Cities, Counties, Townships, and Airports for infrastructure projects. The funds would first be available for projects in the summer of 2021. The infrastructure “buckets” may fill to $250 million total, distributing up to $115 million to cities, $115 million to counties and townships, and $20 million for airport infrastructure. Distributions of the funds are based…