|Clients and Projects, 1991-2004
Zoning Manager for Chicago market network expansion. Responsible for obtaining land use approvals and building permits for more than 300 new wireless sites across 180 different jurisdictions in Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana. Hired and directed the activities of a six-person zoning team.
Qwest Wireless, LLC
Site acquisition and zoning consultant for development of 14 wireless communication sites in western Colorado.
UniSite, division of American Tower Corporation
Zoning consultant for development of wireless communication sites in Denver and Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Feasibility studies of municipal franchising and permitting requirements in St. Louis, Kansas City and Buffalo metropolitan areas; real estate research to support client's interest in eminent domain proceedings, Des Moines; due diligence audit of franchises, permits and rights-of-way on a 900-mile fiber optic route between Denver, Colorado and Chicago, Illinois.
Negotiated franchises and permits; acquired rights-of-way, easements, and leases for fiber optic cable and other outside plant facilities for a broadband local exchange carrier.
Secured municipal franchises, right-of-way agreements and utility pole attachment agreements for this mobile wireless internet access provider.
CH2M HILL Communications Group
Project manager for development of wireless communications sites in Colorado and Utah for Sprint PCS. Managed construction of 18 new antenna sites and power upgrades (battery or generator installation) for 65 existing sites. Directed a team of architects, civil engineers, site acquisition agents, field construction managers and general contractors.
Negotiated telecommunications franchises, permits and rights of way from various public agencies including cities of Philadelphia PA, Newark NJ, Richmond VA and Washington DC, Virginia and Pennsylvania DOTs, Pennsylvania Dept. of Environmental Protection, Army Corps of Engineers.
Acquired leases and zoning approvals for wireless communication sites throughout Colorado. Negotiated Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service special use permits for communication sites on public lands.
Sprint PCS/SBA Inc.
Obtained zoning approvals for 45 wireless communication sites in six months with zero denials. Prepared entitlement applications, negotiated with municipal planning and zoning officials, made presentations to neighborhood groups and public agencies. Coordinated the efforts of architects, civil engineers, land surveyors and other contractors.
Obtained FCC permits and FAA tower clearances for cellular and microwave communication sites in Colorado, Wyoming and Montana.
Consulting for Local Government
Engaged as consultant by local governments including City of Littleton, Colorado, City of Sunnyvale, California, and Marion County, Oregon to assist in development of wireless communication and right of way management ordinances.
Denver Area Educational Telecommunications Consortium
Managed this noncommercial instructional television (ITFS) network. Responsible for programming, marketing and daily operations. Trained teachers and academic media specialists in use of technology and content. Hired and supervised technical contractors for installation of hardware at new sites.
Full resume available on request
|Lawrence N. Beer
Real estate, technology and public affairs consulting