Who We Are
The Engineering Department provides a range of public works services in the areas of transportation, water, sewer, drainage, irrigation, solid waste and recycling. The Department also maintains the corporate fleet that includes trucks and construction-related equipment. The Engineering Department includes the following divisions:
- Administrative & Customer Services
- Design & Construction
- Land Development & Special Projects
What We Do
Administrative and Customer Services manages the City’s switchboard and reception services and provides customer service support, including processing service requests and preparing public permits related to highway use, tree cutting, lawn watering, hydrant use, special events, and filming.
Design and Construction is responsible for the annual capital infrastructure upgrade program, along with design drafting and corporate survey services, including construction lay-out and record surveys.
Operations represents the outside City workforce responsible for providing a range of public works, maintenance and construction services, including horticultural and tree services, parks/sports field maintenance, and snow and ice control.
Land Development and Special Projects liaises with external agencies regarding the delivery of key engineering infrastructure projects and administers engineering requirements for land developments and building permit projects.
Transportation provides planning, management and replacement programs for City transportation infrastructure and related facilities, and plans and budgets for the Neighbourhood Road Improvements Plan.
Utilities provides long-range planning, management and replacement programs for water, sewer, drainage, irrigation and flood protection, and delivers solid waste and recycling services.