The Engineering department's core function of the department is to provide engineering and technical services to support the programs and activities to all city departments. The Engineering Department coordinates improvement between the departments and outside agencies. Staff works with public and private agencies regarding projects of mutual interest, prepare project plans, outline specifications and bidding documents for road, bridge, building, culvert and other public improvement projects, and exercise general supervision over all construction to ensure compliance with plans and specifications.
The divsion also maintain record drawings of public improvements, coordinantes projects and events with MDOT and the MDEQ. Additionally the department maintains the GIS system and road rating system.