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Younger Member's Report

Happy October Everyone, This time of the year marks a transition in weather for the Houston area and a transition in leadership within the ASCE Houston Branch. Please welcome our 2016-2017 Younger Member Chairs as they kickoff another exciting year for the Younger Member Forum. Our YM Chairs are a...

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Treasurer's Report

As of October 4, 2016 Paypal $ 440.00 Savings $ 77,331.00 Checking $ 38,794.13 Total $ 116,565.13

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Membership Report

ASCE Houston Branch Membership Report October 2016 Currently, adjusted assignments to the Houston Branch include 3317 members. 84% of all National renewals (2368 members) elected to pay their Texas Section Dues. Thank you for your strong ASCE participation! 2015-2016 ASCE Houston Branch...

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2016-2017 ASCE Houston Branch Meeting Schedule

General Meeting Format: * Typical Fall Dinner Meeting Agenda (October & November) – 5 PM Tech Sessions; 5:45 PM Social 6 PM Announcements & Dinner; 6:45 PM Main Speaker: * Typical Spring Lunch Meeting Agenda – 11 AM Tech Sessions; 11:45 AM Announcements & Lunch; 12:15 Main ...

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President's Message

The Branch was pleased to once again join the Houston Contractor's Association (HCA) for our annual meeting on August 25th. The event featured Congressman Kevin Brady. Congressman Brady shared with the audience his proposed federal tax reform measures that he hopes will pass next year. The group ...

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September Branch Meeting Main Speaker

Super Bowl LI: Countdown to Kickoff Hasting Stewart - Executive Vice President, Public Affairs, Houston Super Bowl Host Committee As the Executive Vice President of Public Affairs, Hasting is responsible for all communications, government and community relations, and charitable giving related to...

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September Technical Speaker 1

Turf Reinforcement Mats - Where are they used? What are their limitations? What tools are available to you to analyze their use for your project? Michael Close, P.E. - Engineering Solutions Specialist for North American Green Turf Reinforcement Mats (TRMs) have been used in a wide variety of app...

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September Technical Speakers 2

Developing the Plans and Priorities for Collection System Improvements, a Story of I&I Mike Halde, P.E. Rebekkah Nelson, P.E. Imagine a town with almost no available plans or maps of their sanitary sewer and collection systems that has a known history of high flows during rain events. Af...

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Younger Member's Report

Happy September Everyone, Starting off with technical, our next activity will be on Thursday, September 29th, at 11:30, at the Terracon offices (11555 Clay Rd., Suite 100, Houston, TX 77043). Gretchen Davidson, P.E., Technical Products Manager for Hill Country Site Supply will be giving a presentat...

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Treasurer's Report

As of September 7, 2016 Paypal $ 440.00 Savings $ 77,324.67 Checking $ 41,376.74 Total $ 119,141.41

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Membership Report

ASCE Houston Branch Membership Report September 2016 Currently, adjusted assignments to the Houston Branch include 3458 members. 84% of all National renewals (2416 members) elected to pay their Texas Section Dues. Thank you for your strong ASCE participation! 2015-2016 ASCE Houston Branc...

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2016-2017 ASCE Houston Branch Meeting Schedule

General Meeting Format: * Typical Fall Dinner Meeting Agenda (October & November) – 5 PM Tech Sessions; 5:45 PM Social 6 PM Announcements & Dinner; 6:45 PM Main Speaker: * Typical Spring Lunch Meeting Agenda – 11 AM Tech Sessions; 11:45 AM Announcements & Lunch; 12:15 Main ...

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President's Message

In June, the Houston Branch welcomed Dale Rudick, P.E., Director of Department of Public Works and Engineering for the City of Houston. Dale provided a great update on how the public works department is continuing to manage the City’s expansive public infrastructure. I would also like to ...

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Joint ASCE/HCA Meeting Main Speaker

Kevin Brady - U.S. Representative for the 8th congressional district of Texas Kevin is Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, considered by many to be the most powerful committee in Congress with jurisdiction over taxes, health care, Social Security, Medicare, international trade and wel...

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Notice of Branch Bylaws Revision

The Board of Directors (“Board”) of the Houston Branch, of the Texas Section, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) (“Branch”), hereby provide a Notice of Adoption of proposed Bylaws revisions, to all Assigned Members of the Branch. The Board will vote to adopt these rev...

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Younger Member's Report

Happy August Everyone, Hope everyone has enjoyed their month off from ASCE as we transition into the fall season. Starting off with technical, our next activity will be on Tuesday, August 16th, at 11:30, at the Terracon offices (11555 Clay Rd., Suite 100, Houston, TX 77043). David Hasness, regiona...

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Treasurer's Report

As of August 9, 2016 Paypal $ 440.00 Savings $ 77,318.12 Checking $ 38,981.99 Total $ 116,740.11

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Membership Report

ASCE Houston Branch Membership Report August 2016 Currently, adjusted assignments to the Houston Branch include 3436 members. 84% of all National renewals (2391 members) elected to pay their Texas Section Dues. Thank you for your strong ASCE participation! 2015-2016 ASCE Houston Branch ...

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2016-2017 ASCE Houston Branch Meeting Schedule

General Meeting Format: * Typical Fall Dinner Meeting Agenda (October & November) – 5 PM Tech Sessions; 5:45 PM Social 6 PM Announcements & Dinner; 6:45 PM Main Speaker: * Typical Spring Lunch Meeting Agenda – 11 AM Tech Sessions; 11:45 AM Announcements & Lunch; 12:15 Main ...

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August Trivia

If you want to be the Guest of Honor at the next Younger Member Event, be the first one to get all the answers right! So come on Houston, test your knowledge! Trivia for August 1. A column of water 1" dia and 12" long weighs a. 3.340 lb b. 1.000 lb c. 2.340 lb d. 1.340 lb e. 0.434 lb 2. A Fl...

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