Submitted by Joe Bower, Sierra Canyon Homeowner

The Sierra Canyon board has received a Report prepared by Wood Rogers on Sierra Canyon Walls, but has not yet released it to owners. Maybe after the board meeting on March 14, 2018.

Wood Rogers offers a full range of consulting services including civil engineering, land planning, surveying, landscape architecture, geotechnical, environmental, water resources, transportation and structural engineering.

So Wood Rogers was already involved with Somersett as per their website. Isn’t it a bit of a conflict of interest to use them for an assessment to determine if our walls are properly built and safe?

Somersett is a master-planned residential community located in northwest Reno that includes an 18-hole Tom Kite designed golf course with seven lakes, a 9-hole par three course, and a $9 million recreation center. Wood Rodgers staff provided detailed geotechnical engineering, value engineering during construction, slope stability studies, rockery wall survey and analysis, materials testing, special inspection services during building construction and City of Reno Engineer of Record services during the construction of various residential developments, several roadways, and a public park. Unique challenges included remediation of highly expansive soils and expansive altered bedrock beneath structural areas; slope stability issues including stabilization of a major slope failure and mitigation of rockery wall failures.