The intent of the licensing process is to ensure that contractors who work on the city’s roadways, sidewalk, water, and wastewater infrastructure and those who provide electric services must meet the minimum qualifications and experience to perform the specified work. A bond supplied by the contractor is required to protect the city from any damages that may arise from said work.
The Engineering Department requires the inspection of any work on the city’s public infrastructure (i.e. water, wastewater, stormwater, roadway, sidewalk, residential, etc.) including the utilities located in the county. All contractors must meet the established city standards. All inspections must be scheduled a minimum of 24 hours in advance and coordinated with the Engineering Department.
The Engineering Department commissions master plans to plan for the future growth of the city. Once a project is identified, a preliminary feasibility study of the infrastructure improvement occurs prior to final design, construction and implementation. The most recent reports include: