Mike Van Horn, Inc.
Registered California Geotechnical Engineer | Registered California Civil Engineer
Office Phone: (831) 429-9364  |  SoilSurgeon@Cruzio.com  |  101 Forrest Avenue, Santa Cruz, California

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Current Fee Schedule


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CURRENT MIKE VAN HORN, INC. FEE SCHEDULE
(Effective July 1, 2014)

The following is a description of typical fees and basis of fee charges from Mike Van Horn, Inc., a California Corporation.  Fees may be negotiated on a lup-sum basis, or an hourly time and materials rate basis.  Time, date, description of services, and other significant billing factors will appear on contracts and/or invoices.  Fees accrued following the termination of previous contract arrangements shall be at time and materials rate basis unless other agreements are forth coming.

Sampling and testing are conduced with the latest applicable and designated specifications of the American Society for Testing Materials, American Association of State Highway Officials, Caltrans, or other pertinent agencies.

The basis for charges from Mike Van Horn, Inc. are as follows:

  1. Professional Engineer bills at $135.00 per hour.
  2. Drafting services bill at $90.00 per hour.
  3. Non-technical services (e.g. laborer, traffic control, field sampling) bill at $25.00 to $110.00 per hour.
  4. There is no charge for mileage but may apply to sub-contractors.  Traveling which include over-night stays shall include $330.00 per diem.
  5. Travel fee rates for representatives of Mike Van Horn, Inc. are based on portal-to-portal time basis.
  6. Minimum fee for professional engineering services is $540.00, but may be waived at the discretion of the engineer.
  7. Report reproduction is free in-house first cycle issuances, and in-house reports and letters less than ten "A" sized (8.5" x 11") pages delivered.  Report reproduction for in-house reports or letters greater than ten pages are billed at $1.00 per page mailed.  "D" sized Xerox drawings are billed at current blueprint shop rates.
  8. Legal deposition, legal hearing, and court appearances of Professional Engineer are $200.00 per hour.  Preparation time for legal services are at normal professional engineering hourly rates.

The following services are performed by outside companies or individuals.  These services are billed on the following basis.  Office time to arrange, coordinate, and provide these services will be charged as stated above:
















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