The Engineering Division ensures that public works infrastructure, transportation systems, storm drainage, water supply, sewage collection and treatment, public buildings, landscaped areas, golf courses and airport meet community requirements. View more information on infrastructure.
There are five Sections within the Engineering Division. They are:
The Administrative staff includes the City Engineer, Division Clerk, and two Typist Clerks. This section provides administrative direction and secretarial support to public works programs, and interfaces with other City departments, the City Council, Planning Commission, and other committees.
The Construction Section employs a staff of public works inspectors who provide contract administration and inspection of public works projects to assure that all construction is performed in accordance with City Standards. The Construction Section also administers the City's Sidewalk Repair Program and issues Encroachment Permits for work in the public right-of-way.
The Design Section employs a staff of engineers who design public works projects, prepare plans, specifications and estimates to receive bids for the construction of such projects. The Design Section also administers federal and state grants as well as the City's capital improvement program.
The Development Section employs a staff of engineers and technicians who ensure that private developments comply with legal requirements, as well as high standards of quality, safety, aesthetics and function, which also reflect the public interest. The Development Section also calculates Development Fees for new developments.
The Transportation Section employs a staff of engineers and technicians who ensure the safe and efficient movement of goods and people throughout the city by performing traffic operations, transportation planning and design functions.
Transportation staff respond to requests for traffic signs and markings, monitor traffic signals and street lighting, analyze impacts and review plans for various development projects. They also ensure safe bicycle, pedestrian and equestrian facilities, as well as roadway and intersection improvement projects.