The Engineering Division of the Public Works Department is responsible for administration of the department, the management of the City's Capital Improvement Program (CIP), providing Development Engineering, and management of City Environmental Programs. Details related to these functions are described as follows:
The Engineering Department manages the finances of the department. This relates to management of various service providers, professional consultants (architects & engineers), and construction contractors. The Director of Public Works represents the City in numerous regional organizations and with regional transportation planning groups such as OCTA and Caltrans. A large portion of services provided by the department are at least partially funded through grants. Monitoring of grant funding opportunities, grant writing, and administration is done within the engineering department. Finally the department issues encroachment permits for individuals & companies wishing to conduct work within the City right of way.
Capital Improvements Program
The CIP implements long range planning for improvements to the City's infrastructure. The CIP plans, designs, and constructs these improvements. The CIP forecasts improvements to the following:
- Citywide Sidewalk Repair
- Pavement Maintenance
- Pedestrian Accessibility
- Slurry Seal
- Street & Crosswalk Improvement
- Street Sign Programs
- Street Light Installation
- Sewer Line Replacement
- Local Paving
- Red Curb Painting
The Public Works Department works with the Community Development Department and private developers to manage development within the City of Stanton. The function of Public Works within this process is basically to manage private developments' impact to the public infrastructure. Also, the department processes Parcel Maps, Tract Maps, and lot line adjustments in concurrence with the Subdivision Map Act.
City Environmental Programs
The Engineering Department manages the City's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination (NPDES) and Fats, Oils, & Grease Programs. Also, all construction environmental documentation (CEQA), review of all Water Quality Management Plans (WQMP), review of Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP), are provided by this department.