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About Biondi

Based in Sacramento, our mission is to safely provide high quality general engineering services on time, delivering the best value to you. A family tradition of serving with instilled core values since 1948, we are motivated to share our knowledge gained over the decades. We aim to give you, our customer, an exceptional experience and outstanding results!Based in Sacramento, our mission is to safely provide high quality general engineering services on time, delivering the best value to you. A family tradition of serving with instilled core values since 1948, we are motivated to share our knowledge gained over the decades. We aim to give you, our customer, an exceptional experience and outstanding results!

Amedeo Biondi 1948-1954

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Gene Biondi 1955-1985

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Steve Biondi 1986-Present

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Insurance:

Broker Of Record:
Interwest Insurance Services
PO Box 255188
Sacramento Ca 95865-5188
(916) 488-3100

Workers Compensation:
Artisans Insurance LTD
A Member-Owned Group Captive Program
Specific Excess Reinsurance coverage by Zurich North America
Mike McStocker, CPCU – mmcstocker@iwins.com

Commercial General Liability & Auto Insurance:
ASDA West
Asphalt Surface Development Association
Regional Purchasing Group
$2Million Commercial Liability Limits / $5Million Excess Liability Umbrella
Greg Scoville – gscoville@iwins.com

Bonding:
Great American Insurance Company
A.M. Best# 002213
Rating A
Financial Size Category: XIII ( 1.25B- 1.5B)
Renee Ramsey, Administrator – rramsey@iwins.com

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D-U-N-S # 041649369
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About Grading Contractor

Grading contractors are specialized professionals who work with pieces of heavy industrial equipment called graders. These machines are utilized in smoothing and flattening surfaces of concrete or other building bases or surfaces. They are also skilled at working under different weather conditions around the world. These professionals have to be specially trained in order for them to perform the tasks that they do so well. Here is a small overview of the qualifications that these contractors must have before being allowed on to work.

A person who wants to become a grading contractor needs to have a diploma or an equivalent certificate from an appropriate institution that teaches courses in this field. Usually the programs take about one year to complete. The program may also be part of a trainee internship in a construction company, where you gain real-life experience on excavation and grading related activities.

After completing the program, the grader should be able to demonstrate that he/she has the necessary knowledge and training for handling excavation and grading equipment in the construction industry. It is important that a person who wishes to become a grading contractor has sufficient knowledge in all aspects of the field, including earth sciences and mechanical skills. An excavating contractor must be skilled in mechanical drafting and computer-aided design (CAD).

As a rule, grading contractors start out by working as contractors on residential and commercial projects. Gradually, their skills will grow and they will be able to take on more varied assignments. This means that the time between projects will shorten, and the grader will have to get even more skills and expertise. After all, it takes many years to become an expert in any field, and it takes even more time and effort to master the skills and acquire experience in one particular field before branching out into another.

Some of the tasks that grading contractors will perform include excavation, site preparation, leveling and leveling, trenching, and paving. The typical day at a job site will include these tasks. They may also be involved in clearing away excess dirt, grading roads, performing some form of excavation work, grading the soil, installing heavy equipment, and using some form of electronic grading equipment. In today's society, heavy equipment is quite common, especially in urban areas where most construction projects are carried out.

A typical excavation job usually takes two to three days, but depending on the size and complexity of the job will vary. Contractors may choose to use a compact excavator for this kind of job, which is basically a piece of equipment which is able to travel through small earth circles and compact the soil to a level of one inch. All of this can be done at a rate of approximately fifteen to twenty feet per day. A grading contractor is an excellent choice for getting soil samples and for grading roads and underground pipes. When you choose to hire a professional grading contractor, you will be pleased with their high quality of workmanship and the assurance that they are well-equipped to handle whatever comes their way.

 

About Antelope

Antelope is a census-designated place in Sacramento County, California, United States located approximately 15 miles (24 km) northeast of downtown Sacramento and 5 miles (8 km) southwest of Roseville. The population was 45,770 at the 2023 census.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the community has a total area of 6.84 square miles (17.7 km). Antelope is mostly flat, with very few hills and no major bodies of water.

The northern border of Antelope falls directly onto the line between Sacramento County and Placer County.

The eastern border first follows Roseville Road south from the county line to Butternut Drive. Then the border continues in the same general direction to Antelope Road, so that parcels on Adagio Way, Andante Drive and Katella Way are within Antelope CDP.

The southern border follows Antelope Road.

The western border has two parts. The first part extends from Antelope Rd northwards toward Elverta Rd along 28th St. The second part extends from Elverta Rd towards the Placer county line, along Dry Creek.

The boundaries were drawn and the town name established by a vote in 1993 to establish the community's identity. The Antelope, CA town designation began July 1, 1994. The ZIP code for Antelope: 95843

In the late 1800s, Antelope was the only significant settlement in the Center Township, an area bounded on the North by the Placer county line, on the East by what is now Sunrise Blvd., on the South by the American River, and on the West by the line along 20th St in Rio Linda south to Ethan Way in the Arden-Arcade area. The population of the entire township in 1880 was about 400 people. Many of the railroad workers made their homes here and eventually stayed permanently. Gradually, workers left the area and Antelope became just another small community with little business.

On April 28, 1973, Antelope consisted of a post office, general store and a half-dozen homes. However, at 8:03 a.m., a rail car loaded with aircraft bombs exploded in the southern part of the Southern Pacific's Roseville Yard, destroying the general store and damaging most of the homes. This event changed Antelope forever - it basically was blown away.

What is known as Antelope today mostly began as a planned community in the late 1980s. It consisted of mainly single-family homes and apartments. Due to the relative newness of the community, most homes are new and the area is well planned out. The proposed and ultimate closure of nearby McClellan Air Force Base between the years 1993-2001 did have a slowing-down economic impact upon this area (the “North Watt Avenue corridor”). Antelope received its own postmark and recognition as a community by the U.S. Postal Service on 1 July 1994.

The 2010 United States Census reported that Antelope had a population of 45,770. The population density was 6,694.2 inhabitants per square mile (2,584.6/km2). The racial makeup of Antelope was 29,200 (63.8%) White, 4,039 (8.8%) African American, 402 (0.9%) Native American, 6,090 (13.3%) Asian, 407 (0.9%) Pacific Islander, 2,284 (5.0%) from other races, and 3,348 (7.3%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6,635 persons (14.5%).

The Census reported that 45,686 people (99.8% of the population) lived in households, 57 (0.1%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 27 (0.1%) were institutionalized.

There were 14,159 households, out of which 7,138 (50.4%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 8,259 (58.3%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 2,184 (15.4%) had a female householder with no husband present, 860 (6.1%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 888 (6.3%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 106 (0.7%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 2,107 households (14.9%) were made up of individuals, and 447 (3.2%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.23. There were 11,303 families (79.8% of all households); the average family size was 3.59.

The population was spread out, with 14,253 people (31.1%) under the age of 18, 4,495 people (9.8%) aged 18 to 24, 13,238 people (28.9%) aged 25 to 44, 10,931 people (23.9%) aged 45 to 64, and 2,853 people (6.2%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31.4 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males.

There were 14,847 housing units at an average density of 2,171.5 per square mile (838.4/km), of which 9,663 (68.2%) were owner-occupied, and 4,496 (31.8%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.7%; the rental vacancy rate was 3.9%. 30,801 people (67.3% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 14,885 people (32.5%) lived in rental housing units.

As of the 2000 census, the United States did not define a census-designated place called Antelope, but it did define a Zip Code Tabulation Area (ZCTA), 95843. Because Antelope is contained within this ZCTA, it is possible to obtain Census data from the United States 2000 Census for the area even though data for "Antelope" is unavailable.

As of the census of 2000, there were 36,421 people, 11,655 households, and 9,341 families residing in the ZCTA of 95843. The population density was 5,690 inhabitants per square mile (2,200/km2). There were 12,016 housing units at an average density of 1,877.5 per square mile (724.9/km). The racial makeup of the ZCTA was 65.5% White, 10.1% African American, 0.9% Native American, 11.9% Asian, 0.6% Pacific Islander, 4% from other races, and 7% from two or more races. 10.7% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 11,655 households, out of which 55.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.4% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.9% were non-families. 1.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.12 and the average family size was 3.47.

In the ZCTA the population was spread out, with 37.1% under age 20, 5.6% from 20 to 24, 48.6% from 25 to 54, 4.9% from 55 to 64, and 4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30.3 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.7 males.

The median income for a household is $59,151, and the median income for a family was $60,840. Males had a median income of $40,573 versus $32,302 for females. The per capita income for the community was $21,373. 5.4% of the population and 4.1% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 2.5% are under the age of 18 and 4.6% are 65 or older.

In the California State Legislature, Antelope is in the 4th Senate District, represented by Democrat Marie Alvarado-Gil, and in the 7th Assembly District, represented by Republican Josh Hoover.

In the United States House of Representatives, Antelope is split between California's 3rd and 6th congressional districts, represented by Kevin Kiley (R–Rocklin) and Ami Bera (D–Elk Grove), respectively.

Since Antelope is an unincorporated part of Sacramento County, all non-traffic related law enforcement incidents are handled by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, stationed out of the North Division. All traffic related incidents occurring in unincorporated Antelope are handled by the California Highway Patrol North Sacramento Area Office. All of the Center Unified School District property is mainly patrolled by the Twin Rivers Unified School District Police Department via contract, while both the Sunrise Parks and Recreation District and the Rio Linda Elverta Recreation and Parks District have a contract with the Fulton-El Camino Park Police Department.

Parks in Antelope are under the jurisdiction of the Sunrise Parks and Recreation District as well as the Rio Linda Elverta Recreation and Parks District, which are both policed under contract by the Fulton–El Camino Park Police Department.

Tetotom Park is located on the corner of Don Julio Blvd and North Loop Dr in Antelope near Antelope Crossing Middle School. It consists of a plastic playground, two tennis courts, a volleyball court, a multipurpose field, and a baseball diamond. It also contains four barbecues.

Pokelma Park is located on Quiet Knolls Drive off of Elverta Road (behind WinCo Foods). It consists of a plastic playground, two tennis courts, a basketball court, and a baseball diamond.

Lone Oak Park is at Elverta and Gray Mare Way, located directly next to Center High School, with a gate for students to enter from the park. It consists of a plastic playground updated with First 5 Grant money in 2009, swings with handicap access, a baseball field, a soccer field, with many benches and trees to sit under.

Blue Oak Park is located at Big Cloud and Heathston Ct, behind Bel-Air Market (Big Cloud leads to a dead end at Old Walerga, which is blocked by a fence from both the park and Big Cloud). It consists of multiple plastic playground and a big, grassy field. There are no restrooms.

This park is located at Meadow Hawk and Tourmaline Way, which is in a neighborhood between Center High School and McClellan High School off Watt Ave. It is almost hidden to the public, behind some houses and the offskirts of a golf course (which is blocked by a huge fence). You cannot actually see the park from the streets, just the paved bike path and a big gate, which is closed and locked at night. The park contains one half-court basketball court. It is located directly next to Dry Creek, and on the other side of the creek lies Gibson Ranch. This park is not operated by Sunrise Parks and Recreation District. Locals call it Hidden Park.

Antelope Community Park is mainly known as The Park of Dreams, which is the name listed on a painted wall in front of the park. It is located at 8012 Palmerson Drive, between a huge dirt field and the local fire station. The park formerly consisted of a wooden playground that has since been replaced with a plastic and metal playground offering several unique playsets. The park has a trail through the dirt field and many benches in the 34-acre (140,000 m) park.

Antelope Station Park is a park for the youngest children. Contains one small play set, a garden and some benches. It is located at 6306 Outlook Drive.

Almond Grove is located at 7691 Eagle Point Way. It consists of a 4.5-acre (18,000 m) field with no playsets.

Firestone park is a 7.5-acre (30,000 m) park located at 5415 Poker Lane near Olive Grove Elementary School. It consists of a baseball diamond, two basketball courts, a multipurpose field, a soccer field, benches, bike racks, BBQ and covered picnic tables. The park has children's playsets. This is also where the 2015 Antelope Little league Baseball champions The Braves practice.

Roseview Park is a 7-acre (28,000 m) park located at 5848 Ridgepoint Drive. It consists of a play area, a BBQ, a garden area, a baseball diamond and a basketball court.

The following a list of the schools serving Antelope:

Sacramento Municipal Utility District provides electric service to the area and PG&E provides natural gas service. Antelope is served by Consolidated Communications, Comcast, and AT&T for its telephone and Internet needs. Not all three providers are available in all areas of the city.

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