The Engineering Division plans, manages and oversees capital improvements of roadway resurfacing, pedestrian improvements, roadway reconstruction, and underground utility replacement. The field survey, design, documents, and construction management is either completed by engineering division staff or by an engineering consulting firm selected for a specific project. Engineering Division also coordinates capital improvements to be performed by other adjacent municipalities, Kane County and the IDOT.
The Engineering Division also pursues grant funding opportunities for various improvement projects (please see "Grants Received" page for list of grants funds obtained). With the approval of the Village Board, the Engineering Division submits for various grant funding opportunities that either allows to the Village to increase the scope of a particular project; or utilize funds elsewhere in the Village as needed.
The Engineering Division reviews, inspects, and accepts the installation of public improvements for residential, commercial, and industrial developments . Managing and tracking developer bond guarantees for individual developments is also performed.
The Engineering Division also assists residents and developers by interpreting and Village codes and engineering standards, completing site improvement plan and grading plan reviews and inspections, provide field engineering support for environmental, water, sewer, street improvements to ensuring compliance with all Village codes and standards.
Engineering also maintains files for historic as-built drawings, utility atlas records, surveys, and various mapping information of public and private improvements.