The Friday Feature 05.06.2022


NSPS will be hosting a virtual town hall on Tuesday, May 10th at 4PM ET/3PM CT/2PM MT/1PM PT regarding the proposed changes to the Davis-Bacon Act. These changes would include surveying to be considered “labor” and thus subject to prevailing wage requirements. Click here for the specific pages from the proposed act dealing with the changes for the surveying profession. Join us as John Palatiello and JB Byrd, NSPS Legislative Representatives, will be on hand to discuss the proposed changes and answer your questions. 

Click Here to Register for Town Hall for Davis-Bacon Act Revisions

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Another source for information on the proposed changes to the Davis-Bacon Act is the NSPS podcast episode with John Palatiello.  It can also be heard on most major streaming platforms as well.

We could use a few more players to round out our teams this yer. We have room for individuals as well as additional teams. Bring a client or a friend and enjoy a day of golfing at the NCSS Annual Spring Golf Tournament on May 13th at the Asheboro Country Club, 5105 Old Lexington Rd., Asheboro, NC 27205.

Can't attend but would still like to be represented? Sponsorships are a great way to get your company name out there and support NCSS at the same time. It's a win win!

Registration fee of $125/person includes breakfast, greens fee, cart, refreshments during play and lunch following play. If your team wins, you get your money back! Register Online or click here for a paper registration form.

Schedule for Day of Tournament Friday, May 13th 
9:00am Free Breakfast
9:00am Registration
10:00am Shotgun Start
2:00pm Lunch & Awards to Follow Play

Register for 1 player here.

Register for 2 players here.

Register for 3 players here.

Register for 4 players here.

Send your preferred teammates' names to

Please call the office at 919-556-9848 if you need assistance registering or if you would like to pay by check.


Dare County is looking for a "blueline" machine, the "old school" printer of the past.  It makes copies using chemically treated paper that burns off under a fluorescent light bulb.  Dare County still uses one for some of its historic photo/map/aerial needs. They have a Repro Tech 900 purchased in 2002 but it has stopped working and they cannot find anyone to repair it.    

If you have one of these machines and would like to sell it or if you know someone who may be able to repair theirs,  please call Robin Etheridge, Dare County Land Records Manager, at 252-475-5962 or

If you are interested in expanding your surveying business into the Charlotte metro area or are a licensed surveyor ready to strike out on your own, please read further! The owner of a land surveying firm in NC is ready to move into the next phase of his life. His company is profitable with an excellent location and solid reputation. The new owner will be buying a profitable business with a significant opportunity for growth. The owner will lease his current office, stay through a transition, provide owner financing, and entertain any reasonable offer. Please call 704.895.4274 or email for more information.



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There are so many job opportunities out there, no matter what position you might be looking for. Find a complete and up-to-date list of current Job Postings on the NCSS website. 

This week we are highlighting NC Railroad Co. Our sustaining members support NCSS yearly through functions such as our annual conference, golf tournaments, and membership. We hope to reciprocate these benefits through the mutual support of their companies. To show our appreciation we highlight one sustaining member each week in the Friday Feature.  Whenever possible, please consider them first for your business needs and mention your membership with NCSS.  Click Here for a Complete List of Sustaining Members