The Engineering Department of Maplewood Township is responsible for a broad spectrum of duties. These duties include, among other things, design and implementation of road improvements, storm and sanitary sewer maintenance and upgrades, traffic calming and any other engineering tasks that arise. The Department utilizes the services of outside consulting engineers as needed to complete design tasks.
The Engineering department works with a consulting engineer, and an attorney that service both the Planning and Zoning Boards and two administrative personnel including the secretary of the two boards. Together the personnel function as a team to address a multitude of issues that arise daily.
Capital improvements are the main focus of the department. The improvements include:
- Budgeting, planning, tax map maintenance, and grant writing
- Improving and reconstructing roads, sewer, parks, ball fields, buildings, and traffic systems
- Remediate environmental hazards
- Surveying, inspecting construction, designing capital projects, and reviewing site plans