Engineering (333 N.
Second St., Ste. 301)
Engineering operation handles public construction projects,
including new street construction; street resurfacing and other
street maintenance work; sewers; public building construction and
repairs; sidewalk construction; parking lots; alleys; airport
improvements; golf course projects; park construction and
maintenance; cemetery improvements; etc.. The department performs
field surveys, construction design and engineering, and other
functions required to complete public construction projects. Other
functions of the department includes purchase of maintenance and
construction equipment; issuance of numerous permits (right-of-way
use, sewer taps, sidewalk construction, refuse hauling, tree
trimming/removal, and drive approaches); traffic pattern studies,
developing and updating maps and technical records; and review of
site plans and permit requests. Numerous reports and inventories are
prepared and maintained by the staff.
Questions or comments regarding engineering operations should be
directed to Joe Ray, Public Works Director at 269-683-4700,
ext. 3060 or Gary Soper, Public Works Superintendent, at
269-683-4700, ext 3050.