Mike brings many years of broad experience in finding and developing innovative and cost-effective solutions. When he is working with municipalities, he puts communication and responsiveness first. Through his experience and relationship development, Mike can identify with the communities and understand the underlying sensitive issues that define a project and provide the keys to success. That approach has led to successful streetscaping, water systems, stormwater management, and other projects.
Mike is also a Mine Safety and Health Administration certified professional, and he leads Ayres Associates' services as we help mining firms pursue permitting and development of sites and facilities and as we help municipalities implement their NR 135 and zoning ordinances.
Mike's areas of expertise include the following:
- Municipal streets and utilities
- Economic development
- Downtown streetscaping
- Municipal code interpretation
- Spur tracks
- Site designs
- Stormwater management
- Construction specifications
- Mining site deposit classifications
- Mining environmental reviews, monitoring, and compliance
- Mine reclamation permitting