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Scott Kelly, PE Joins LACO

(Eureka, CA – October 28, 2011) – North Coast engineering and consulting firm, LACO Associates, continues to expand their operations. Scott Kelly, PE a respected and knowledgeable engineer, is joining forces with their Eureka team, and they have added a new location and new staff in Ukiah, California.

“We are enthusiastic about having Mr. Kelly and his depth of accomplishments on our team. It is a big win for our community to have him available as a resource again,” says John Bergenske, LACO’s General Manager. Mr. Kelly will be working from his Oregon home and locally on occasion.

Kelly has over 23 years of experience in the field of civil and sanitary engineering. Throughout his career, he has been responsible for a number of significant infrastructure and private development projects for the North Coast. Kelly specializes in project and construction management, water and wastewater system analysis and design, hydraulic and site design, traffic analysis, and communication. He formerly worked for SHN Consulting Engineers and Geologists in Eureka, and was the owner of Spencer Engineering and Construction Management, Inc.

LACO was originally a part of Kelly’s plan when he transitioned from Spencer Engineering to his current home in Portland, Oregon in 2009. The firm hired two of his employees, Jon Baker and Netra Khatri, PE, who are still important members of LACO’s team. Kelly and LACO have remained in contact since the transition.