Engineering Department

Responsibilities

The Engineering Division is responsible for the management of a variety of programs and projects. The division provides the planning, design, financial, contractual, and construction management services necessary for development of the city's major Capital Improvement Projects as well as projects funded by the city's general budget and bond funds.

This division also meets with developers interested in investing in the city, drafts ordinance changes pertaining to development issues, reviews infrastructure improvement designs submitted by private developers, and reviews new subdivision plats. The Engineering Division is also responsible for making recommendations to the City Council and the Planning and Zoning Commission as well as to other city officials and departments. Some examples include stormwater management, stormwater runoff, floodplain management, and subdivision development.

Staff

The Engineering Division has two construction inspectors which are responsible for inspection of all underground utility construction as well as inspection and overseeing of all city projects. The division has two registered land surveyors on staff to aid in the planning of city projects. The division is under the supervision of Brent Costlow.