The Engineering Division is responsible for all of the planning, design, construction inspection, and surveying of all of the road and bridge construction projects for the County. They also keep records on all bridge and road inspections done in the County.
Engineering houses the office of the County Surveyor and keeps records for all surveys and section corners submitted. The County Surveyor has charge over permanent or legal (court ordered) surveys and helps other surveyors as needed in the locating of records or section corners. The County Surveyor does not do private property surveys.
Emergency 9-1-1 Addressing
Engineering also controls the establishment and assignment of the Countywide Emergency 9-1-1 addresses. This is where you obtain your assigned County address. The Cities of Garden City and Holcomb are responsible for addressing within their respected City limits.
Engineering is responsible for the engineering studies required for the placement and installation of the traffic control devices. A sub-division of the engineering division is the Sign Department. The Sign Department's duties include the maintenance and installation of all the signage in the County. Along with sign maintenance, they provide traffic control for the Road and Bridge Construction crew to ensure the crew and traveling public are kept safe in construction zones.