The Department of Engineering & Environmental Services is comprised of 43 employees (33 in Engineering Division & 10 in Environmental Services.
Division of Engineering
Duties & Responsibilities
The City Engineer is responsible for all design and construction activity on strteets, drainage, water and sewer projects done for the City. This includes plans for the construction, repair and improvement of streets, sidewalks, alleys, storm sewers, drains, street lighting, wastewater collection systems, water distribution systems, wastewater treatment and water purification plants. This division provides plan revewes and site inspections on private development projects to assure that City construction standards are met. The division also provides information on flood hazard areas, flood plain management and property descriptions.
Included in the Division of Engineering are the Office of Property Management, Contract and GIS Sections. The GIS Section creates updates and maintains all city GIS utilities and political boundaries, educates other city departments in the use of GIS technology, creates custom applications for other departments, and acts as a GIS liason between IT and other city departments. The Contract Section prepares all capital project design, professional service, construction and commodity contracts and change orders for all departments.