Strategic Plan Goal: Effective Infrastructure Network
Customer Service Strategy:
In support of organization’s mission to promote Environmental Sustainability and Resilience, provide Affordability and Economic Opportunity, ensure an Effective Infrastructure Network, and be an Engaged Collaborative Governance, the mission of the Engineering Division is to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of City of Durango and the City’s surrounding natural resources by ensuring the adherence to City codes and standards for the design and installation of the public infrastructure through the Development Review process, Construction Inspections and implementation of the Stormwater program to ensure all necessary infrastructure maintains or increases the quality of life for the citizens of Durango.
- Development Review
- Engineering Permitting
- Traffic Engineering
- Engineering Construction Inspections
- Stormwater Program
- Water Model
Budget by Strategic Plan Goal
FY 2023 Total Budget: $1,473,597
FY 2023 General Fund: $1,473,597
Total FTE's: 11.60
Engineering Standards and Construction Specifications Update These metrics will update progress on bringing said documents into compliance with standard industry practice in coordination with City-specific needs.
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Source of Funds:
Strategic Operating Actions:
1. Mobility: Accessibility, Transit, and Streets System
1.1.4 Partner with Colorado Department of Transportation and La Plata County to complete Grandview Access Control Plan
1.7 Advance community accessibility and walkability
1.7.3 Plan and implement Sidewalk Improvement Districts to include ADA ramps and compliance for accessibility and determining funding sources
2. Sanitation: Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater
2.2 Continue to return sewer, wastewater and stormwater to the Animas River and tributaries in compliance with CDPHE guidelines
2.2.2 Complete Phase 3 Stormwater Management Plan, including sustainable revenue options for Storm Water funding
2.2.3 Design/permit 32nd Street Extended Detention Basin
4. Asset Management of Infrastructure
4.1 Collate 5-year CIPs for all infrastructure departments including facilities with considerations for efficiencies in maintenance costs
4.2 Expand Infrastructure Management System. Determine the benefits, accommodations, and maintenance of the physical spaces analysis in an innovative operational manner, that may result in remote or mobile options for City operations.
4.1.1 Expand use and update of Lucity for Asset Inventory, Work Order use, and GIS maps
4.1.2 Research City-wide needs/uses for asset management
4.1.3 Municipal projects Specs include GIS input in record drawings. Update Water Model and Stormwater Modeling into Lucity for GIS
4.1.4 Update Lucity to include bridge structures and conditions as reported by CDOT
4.1.5 Complete inventory verification of Public Works Infrastructure Assets Implement Construction Project Management system to comprehensively report Capital Improvement Project progress.
2022 Strategic Results:
- Complete Phase 3 Stormwater Management Plan, including sustainable revenue options for Storm Water funding
- Collate 5-year CIPs for all infrastructure departments including facilities with considerations for efficiencies in maintenance costs
2023 Strategic Deliverables:
The Engineering Division will continue to build partnerships and commit time/resources and participated with internal and external parties to help advance key development projects such as La Posta, Durango Mesa, and Three Springs.
- Fuel costs are significantly higher this year
- DDH Survey Monitoring, pending reimbursement
- llicit Discharge Cleanup and Environmental supplies ($10k for)
- On-Call Engineering help for development reviews ($10k for)
- Safety shoes, PPE and training for new employees in 2023
- Replacement of some traffic counters.
- Upgrade for InfoWater (Water model) upgrade in 2022 with one-time license subscription in 2023.
- Decrease in cost of Adobe Pro licenses