Central Valley Chapter
California Land Surveyors Association

Promoting the professional practice of land surveying in the California Central Valley.
Serving the greater Merced, Stanislaus and San Joaquin County Area."


CLSA Central Valley Chapter Meeting Information

You will find details on the February 2015 meeting of the CLSA Central Valley Chapter below. Please contact any of the chapter officers with questions about the meeting.

  • Date and Time: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 6:00 PM
  • Location: Perko's in Modesto (901 North Carpenter Road)
  • Speaker: Shane Gardner
  • Topic: Choices in CAD
Shane Gardner

Shane Gardner joined Carlson Software Inc. as Western U.S. Regional Sales Director in 2012. With nearly 25 years of experience in the land development industry, Gardner will be serving dealers, companies and individuals working in land surveying, civil engineering, and construction throughout the states of California, Nevada, and Hawaii. With a B.S. in Civil Engineering and both work and managerial experience in the field and on the technology side, Gardner also has extensive experience in technology sales.

“Current and potential clients in California, Nevada and Hawaii will find Shane helpful in many ways,” notes Bruce Carlson, president of Carlson Software. “He knows our business and the technical disciplines well, and will serve as a resource to our customer base and partner in the growth of our dealer network in the western region.”
Carlson Software develops technically advanced software and integrated hardware providing full project life cycle solutions to the land development and mining professional. The industries served include land surveying, civil engineering, construction/machine control, mining, accident/crime reconstruction, and agriculture.

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Meeting Minutes

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"It is important to understand that effective April 1, 2017, all new Corner Record submittals must use the new form."

BPELSG Example CBT Examination Questions:

BPELSG Bulletin:Fall 2017

New in the Library:

Tuolumne County - Updated Record Maps and Corner Records, added Mineral Surveys
San Joaquin County - added Filed Map Footprints
updated February 2016 Guide to the Preparation of Maps
updated ROS, PM, M&P, Corner Records
Madera County - updated Record maps
Santa Clara County - updated Record maps and Corner Records
Sacramento County - added link to Geographical Map Index
Fresno County - updated record maps
Stanislaus County - updated record maps

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