Flathead High School Expansion In 2015, the Kalispell School District put forth two bond requests—one for the elementary district and one for the high school district—in response to rising enrollment, overcapacity and aging facilities. These bonds requested funding to address issues at every building in the district—five of the elementary schools (Edgerton, Hedges, Russell, Peterson and Elrod) as well as all high school buildings (Flathead High School, the H.E. Robinson Agricultural Education Center, Linderman Education Center and Glacier High School). The two requests represented the largest combined ballot request in the history of the Kalispell School District 5, and would bring all schools up toRead More →

Morrison-Maierle receives three ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards The Montana Chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) recently awarded Morrison-Maierle with three 2019 Engineering Excellence Awards for projects in the transportation, structural systems, and building/technology categories. Design teams from the firm’s offices in Bozeman, Missoula, and Helena accepted the awards for their work on these projects. The firm’s Bert Mooney Airport Terminal project incorporated many cost-saving engineering measures that helped create a new terminal that now meets all security and safety measures while honoring Butte’s rich history with structural and architectural elements throughout the building. Morrison-Maierle worked with Butte-native, Paul Powers, who is theRead More →

Spirit of Service for Those in Need “My favorite tool is probably my paint sprayer; it makes painting an entire house, and sometimes a garage, in one day, possible,” says Mike Brandt, PE, who has used it on at least eight Spirit of Service houses – some with detached garages requiring extra effort – during the Helena office’s annual Spirit of Service event. Morrison-Maierle, along with other Helena businesses, dedicate a day of service each year toward helping others with house and yard work. Operated through the Rocky Mountain Development Council, Spirit of Service is an annual “spring cleaning” event promoted by local businesses and organizationsRead More →