The City Engineer plays an integral role in providing technical assistance and support to the City’s many other departments. The City Engineer attends all of the monthly Planning Board meetings and oversees the technical review of all of the permit applications for Fresh Water Wetlands, Site Plan, Land Subdivision, and Special Use.
The City Engineer monitors construction activity and provides all of the necessary inspections and oversight to ensure that project goals are achieved and specification compliance is met.
The City Engineer stores and maintains the majority of the City’s mapping such as topography, sewer, and drainage systems. Availability for map research and viewing can be scheduled by contacting the Development Services Department. Mapping is primarily archived in paper form however some maps are available digitally in GIS format.
The City of Red Oak adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year's tax rate. The tax rate will effectively be raised by 5.38 percent and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $100,000 home by approximately $-40.57.