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State lifts Pahrump surveyor's license

November 5, 2009
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A surveyor's license is revoked following a complaint filed by the county surveyor.

By MARK WAITE
PVT

Pahrumpvalleytimes.com: Dave Richards of CivilWise Services, who has represented numerous developers presenting plans before county boards, had his land surveyor's license revoked by the Nevada State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors last month.

A copy of the order was issued Oct. 1. Richards has 30 days to seek judicial review.

The order does not prevent Richards or CivilWise from continuing to represent clients.

"As far as the board is concerned, he can continue operation just as before," said Tom Foote, a compliance officer with the board.

Foote said he has a professional land surveyor and a professional engineer on staff, but he himself can't stamp a parcel or subdivision map.

Richards appeared before a hearing of the board without any legal counsel Sept. 10 in Las Vegas to hear a complaint filed against him on Feb. 2 by Nye County Surveyor Kevin Haskew.

Haskew said Richards submitted maps to be recorded Jan. 21 referencing monuments that did not exist and failed to reference monumentation already in place on the property described in the maps.

In the order signed by board Chairman Patty Mamola, she wrote, "In his written response and in his testimony at the Sept. 10, 2009, hearing, Mr. Richards admitted that the maps he submitted to Nye County for recordation contained drafting errors."

To read the rest of the story, click to www.pahrumpvalleytimes.com/2009/Oct-14-Wed-2009/news/31777754.html.

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