Engineering

[ New Town Standard Specifications and Construction Details have been adopted by the Town Board! They will become effective December 30th, 2016. Please see the bottom of this page for more information. ]

Responsibilities


The Engineering Department provides engineering, technical, and contract management assistance to various Town departments. The Engineering Department provides the following typical services:
  • New Development Preliminary Plan review and Construction Plan review
  • Project management for the planning, design, and construction of municipally funded infrastructure projects, i.e. water system extensions, sewage collection system extensions, Town maintained roadway and storm sewer projects, and Town facility improvements
  • Long range infrastructure planning
  • Updates to Town Standard Specifications and Details
  • Development of various engineering policies and procedures
  • Maintain / update the Town's Geographical Information System (GIS)

Further Duties


It is also the Engineering Department's responsibility to schedule, design, prepare specifications, acquire permits, secure rights-of-way, advertise, bid, and manage various capital improvement projects as directed and approved by the Town Board of Commissioners and the Town Manager.

Other engineering responsibilities include plan review, obtaining and holding applicable permits and encroachment agreements, and observing the construction of new public infrastructure to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.

Town Standard Specifications and Construction Details


  • Current Town Standard Specifications and Construction Details:
    • Current Town Standard Specifications and Construction Details, developed July 5, 2001, are available upon request. Please contact the Engineering Department by Email or by phone at 919-753-1039.