A City Engineer may be appointed by and serve under the direction of the City Manager, and/or the City Manager may appoint a New York State-licensed and qualified engineer or firm as needed to perform engineering work required by the City.

The Engineering Department is responsible for the design, bidding, grant administration and monitoring of the construction for all major capital improvement projects in the City. All construction projects are awarded through a formal Request for Bid process.

Construction, consulting, and engineering/architectural firms are encouraged to sign up for notifications when requests for bids, qualifications and proposals are posted.