Engineering Services Section

Kathlie Bulloch , P.E., D.WRE, Ph.D., CFM, Manager (Utilities)

The Engineering Services Section reviews and approves development plans for the city's infrastructure and in the city's Extra Territorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) to ensure the proper design and construction of water, wastewater and storm sewer utilities. This section also oversees the city's ordinance that regulates open cutting of the city's asphalt and concrete streets by managing the review and approval of plans, processing of construction permits and issuing of street cut permits. The section also inspects the work to ensure that the integrity of the streets is maintained. The section also processes permits for driveways, alley entrances and culverts. Additionally the section manages the Texas Pollution Discharge Elimination System (TPDES) permit and inspection process by reviewing drawings, permitting projects requiring storm water quality controls as required by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).