The City Engineer oversees the GIS division, planning, building trades and engineering staff. The city engineer also oversees major infrastructure projects, including street, sewer, water, drainage and sidewalk improvements. The Engineering Division is responsible for both in-house design of projects and review of consultant design for CIP and subdivision projects.
The division maintains and updates the city's standard specifications and details, prepares contract documents and specification manuals, administers construction of most infrastructure projects, and submits projects for consideration of outside funding from various sources. The division is also involved in the planning and cost estimation of future projects for inclusion in the budget and the City's CIP (Capital Improvement Plan).
Recent and upcoming accomplishments include the reconstruction of Meadowlark, the reconstruction of Buckner Street, Meadowlark and Buckner intersection, design of biosolids handling improvements to the city's Wastewater Treatment Facility, and numerous subdivision projects.