All of the department’s management and administrative functions
are handled by the members of Engineering Division. The Traffic
and Parking Commission reviews and makes recommendations
regarding a host of traffic and parking related issues on City
streets. Items can range from a request for a few feet of red
curb to the need for new stop signs and traffic signals. Agendas
are prepared on a monthly basis, staff reports are written and
meetings conducted. Staff also assists as support to other
commissions on an as needed basis.
Design & Project Development Section
The planning, development, design and implementation of various
capital improvements projects is handled by the Design & Project
Development Section. Projects are developed either with in-house
design staff or through consultant services contracts.
Private Development Review Section
The processing of reports, plans and permits for private
development is one functions handled by this division. Staff
reviews Environmental Impact Reports for the drainage and
transportation/circulation elements. All street construction,
drainage, water, sewer, traffic signal and street lighting plans
are checked by staff to assure compliance with adopted standards
and specifications. Bonds are calculated and off-site permits
issued. Division inspectors handle all inspections of off-site
improvements, including water and sewer facilities.